Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2022

29,218
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Frankfort is a city located in Franklin County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Franklin County. With a 2020 population of 29,218, it is the 13th largest city in Kentucky and the 1554th largest city in the United States. Frankfort is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,602 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Frankfort has a population density of 1,979 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 29,218 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,602.

Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2022

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

Frankfort Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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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

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Frankfort Households and Families

2.88

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Frankfort Households by Type

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Frankfort Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Frankfort Poverty Rate by Education

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Frankfort Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Frankfort Income by Household Type

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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

Frankfort Veterans by War

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Frankfort Veterans by Age

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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

Frankfort Population by Year