Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2022

27,863
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Frankfort is a city located in Franklin County Kentucky. Frankfort has a 2020 population of 27,863. It is also the county seat of Franklin County. Frankfort is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,330 in 2010.

The average household income in Frankfort is $63,117 with a poverty rate of 17.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $132,500. The median age in Frankfort is 38.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Frankfort Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Frankfortwas:

  • White: 74.11%
  • Black or African American: 14.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.70%
  • Other race: 3.73%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Frankfort, Kentucky is 27,863 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,863.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,330.

Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201070,7230.00%
201170,8771540.22%
201271,1472700.38%
201371,225780.11%
201471,5933680.51%
201571,9903970.55%
201672,4834930.68%
201773,0375540.76%
201873,4424050.55%
201973,7382960.40%
202074,0342960.40%
202174,3302960.40%

Frankfort Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,53374.11%
Black or African American4,12314.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.13%
Asian6762.44%
Some Other Race1,0343.73%
Two or More Races1,3024.70%
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Frankfort Population by Race

Frankfort Population Pyramid 2022

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Frankfort Median Age

35.1


Total

34.5


Male

36.4


Female

Frankfort Adults

There are 21,552 adults, (4,093 of whom are seniors) in Frankfort.

Frankfort Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Frankfort Sex Ratio

Female

14,500

52.34%

Male

13,205

47.66%

Frankfort Population by Age

Frankfort Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Frankfort Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All46.7%53.3%
Male42.3%57.7%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female23.3%76.7%

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Frankfort Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9132.2146.7
Married3,6863.0173.4
Male8912.9242.3
Female2,0423.0423.3
Non Family5,2941.2137.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Frankfort Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5753.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,3447.21%
High School Graduate5,42029.08%
Some College4,28022.96%
Associates Degree1,4197.61%
Bachelors Degree3,40818.28%
Graduate Degree2,19511.78%
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Frankfort Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian521521393
Black2,5602,404926
2+ Races329310110
White14,57412,9504,131
Hispanic70958987
Other Race54242218
Native American2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.43%.

Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,226$37,136$32,961
Less Than 9th Grade$18,542$21,154$15,781
High School Graduate$29,802$29,741$29,861
Some College$32,432$40,732$30,753
Bachelors Degree$44,750$44,102$45,438
Graduate Degree$50,380$59,479$44,366

$34,226

Average Earnings

$37,136

Average Male

$32,961

Average Female

Frankfort Earnings by Educational Attainment

Frankfort Language by Age

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Frankfort Language

92.07% of Frankfort residents speak only English, while 7.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.10% of the population.

Frankfort Language

Frankfort Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,22545637.22%
Hispanic1,36647334.63%
Black3,46870120.21%
White19,6563,10715.81%
Asian676436.36%
Other378NaN%

17.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.02%

Male Poverty Rate

19.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frankfort

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frankfort is Multiple, with 37.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frankfort is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.61%.

Frankfort Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.51%
High School14.92%
Some College11.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%

Frankfort Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.40%
Male Unemployed52.43%
Female Employed9.85%
Female Unemployed45.69%

Frankfort Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Frankfort Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,602$63,689
Families$62,557$71,733
Married Families$89,175-
Non Families$36,974$51,226
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Income by Household Type

Frankfort Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Frankfort Married by Age and Sex

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Frankfort Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Frankfort Marital Status by Race

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Frankfort Marital Status

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1,217

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War188
First Gulf War370
Vietnam357
Korea106
World War II60

Frankfort Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34101
35 to 54280
55 to 64301
65 to 74254
75+281

Frankfort Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0836.66%
Black1093.14%
Other Race253.67%
Hispanic535.96%

Frankfort Veterans by Race

Frankfort Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frankfort Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Frankfort Employment by Age

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Frankfort Employment by Race

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Frankfort Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.99%

Born in Frankfort

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

4.77%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.47% of Frankfort residents were born in the United States, with 70.99% having been born in Kentucky. 4.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Frankfort Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,3080.00%
18603,7023941.13%
18705,3961,6943.84%
18806,9581,5622.57%
18907,8929341.27%
19009,4871,5951.86%
191010,4659780.99%
19209,805-660-0.65%
193011,6261,8211.72%
194011,492-134-0.12%
195011,9164240.36%
196018,3656,4494.42%
197021,9023,5371.78%
198025,9734,0711.72%
199025,968-5-0.00%
200027,7411,7730.66%
201027,330-411-0.15%
201127,359290.11%
201227,309-50-0.18%
201327,261-48-0.18%
201427,4111500.55%
201527,5831720.63%
201627,641580.21%
201727,660190.07%
201827,719590.21%
201927,755360.13%
202027,791360.13%
202127,827360.13%
202227,863360.13%

Frankfort Population by Year