Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2020

27,791
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Frankfort is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 27,791, it is the 14th largest city in Kentucky and the 1382nd largest city in the United States. Frankfort is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 8.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,527 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Frankfort has a population density of 1,882 people per square mile.

The average household income in Frankfort is $63,117 with a poverty rate of 16.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $130,900. The median age in Frankfort is 38.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Frankfort Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Frankfort was:

  • White: 75.14%
  • Black or African American: 13.31%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Asian: 2.56%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Frankfort, Kentucky is 27,791, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,527.

Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Frankfort Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,79975.14%
Black or African American3,68313.31%
Two or More Races1,3254.79%
Some Other Race1,1114.01%
Asian7082.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.20%
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Frankfort Population by Race

Frankfort Population Pyramid 2020

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Frankfort Median Age

38.3


Total

36.5


Male

40.2


Female

Frankfort Adults

There are 22,190 adults, (4,451 of whom are seniors) in Frankfort.

Frankfort Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Frankfort Sex Ratio

Female

14,692

53.08%

Male

12,988

46.92%

Frankfort Population by Age

Frankfort Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Frankfort Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All48.7%51.3%
Male47.3%52.7%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Female24.7%75.3%

48.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Frankfort Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4342.1248.7
Non Family6,0431.1840.8
Married3,8262.8473.5
Female1,9283.324.7
Male6373.0247.3

2.87

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Frankfort Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7643.97%
9th to 12th Grade1,5007.79%
High School Graduate5,62129.21%
Some College4,45323.14%
Associates Degree1,0865.64%
Bachelors Degree3,62818.85%
Graduate Degree2,19311.40%
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Frankfort Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,35813,5254,582
Black2,3232,200805
Hispanic67853750
Other Race55842614
Asian551417327
Multiple Races31828570
Native American3737

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 59.35%.

Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,664$34,768$32,870
Less Than High School$19,711$27,813$18,134
High School Grad$30,683$32,604$28,459
Some College$30,590$29,415$31,107
Bachelors Degree$42,321$39,436$44,605
Graduate Degree$47,773$55,685$45,711

$33,664

Average Earnings

$34,768

Average Male

$32,870

Average Female

Frankfort Earnings by Educational Attainment

Frankfort Language by Age

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Frankfort Language

92.18% of Frankfort residents speak only English, while 7.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

Frankfort Language

Frankfort Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,9453,02015.14%
Hispanic1,34446934.90%
Black3,03045515.02%
Other1,05940638.34%
Multiple1,23039131.79%

16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.88%

Male Poverty Rate

18.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frankfort

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frankfort is Other, with 38.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frankfort is Black, with 15.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.16%.

Frankfort Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.75%
High School12.65%
Some College7.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Frankfort Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.89%
Female Unemployed37.10%
Female Employed9.55%
Male Employed7.32%

Frankfort Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Frankfort Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,211$63,117
Families$63,318$72,744
Married Families$85,155-
Non Families$38,579$51,511
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Income by Household Type

Frankfort Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

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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1,522

Number of Veterans

1,386

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam556
First Gulf War348
Second Gulf War258
Korea131
World War II78

Frankfort Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+385
65 to 74368
55 to 64311
35 to 54293
18 to 34165

Frankfort Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3077.65%
Black1915.94%
Hispanic435.03%
Other243.31%

Frankfort Veterans by Race

Frankfort Veterans by Education

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2.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frankfort Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4%

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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70.04%

Born in Kentucky

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

4.70%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.24% of Frankfort residents were born in the United States, with 70.04% having been born in Kentucky. 4.70% 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

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

Frankfort Population by Year