Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2020

27,705
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Frankfort is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 27,705, it is the 15th largest city in Kentucky and the 1375th largest city in the United States. Frankfort is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 8.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,527 in 2010. Frankfort reached it's highest population of 27,741 in 2000. Spanning over 15 miles, Frankfort has a population density of 1,876 people per square mile.

The average household income in Frankfort is $57,936 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $128,900. The median age in Frankfort is 38.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

Frankfort Demographics

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

  • White: 75.36%
  • Black or African American: 13.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Other race: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.35%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Frankfort, Kentucky is 27,705, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,679.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,527.

Frankfort, Kentucky Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202074,3904560.61%
201973,9344560.62%
201873,4784560.62%
201773,0225630.77%
201672,4594720.65%
201571,9873840.53%
201471,6033690.52%
201371,234730.10%
201271,1612870.40%
201170,8741510.21%
201070,7230.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,78675.36%
Black or African American3,80513.80%
Two or More Races1,3684.96%
Some Other Race8943.24%
Asian6482.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.29%
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Frankfort Population Pyramid 2020

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Frankfort Median Age

38.3


Total

36.5


Male

39.7


Female

Frankfort Adults

There are 22,340 adults, (4,462 of whom are seniors) in Frankfort.

Frankfort Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Frankfort Sex Ratio

Female

14,685

53.24%

Male

12,897

46.76%

Frankfort Households and Families

Frankfort Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Frankfort Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
All49.5%50.5%
Male49%51%
Non Family39.2%60.8%
Female29.8%70.2%

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3172.1349.5
Non Family5,9181.1839.2
Married4,0112.8873.8
Female1,8083.2129.8
Male5803.2949

2.88

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Frankfort Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8244.26%
9th to 12th Grade1,4897.70%
High School Graduate5,43428.09%
Some College4,57823.66%
Associates Degree1,0625.49%
Bachelors Degree3,88820.10%
Graduate Degree2,07210.71%
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Frankfort Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,43013,5904,506
Black2,3242,218998
Hispanic72553772
Other Race53836326
Asian487353275
Multiple Races331313119
Native American7750

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.47%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,590$32,328$32,794
Less Than High School$18,547$22,708$15,625
High School Grad$29,673$30,116$29,301
Some College$31,563$33,117$30,809
Bachelors Degree$37,613$35,644$38,821
Graduate Degree$43,233$46,800$42,026

$32,590

Average Earnings

$32,328

Average Male

$32,794

Average Female

Frankfort Language

Frankfort Language by Age

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Frankfort Language

92.90% of Frankfort residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.00% of the population.

Frankfort Poverty

Frankfort Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,0393,19815.96%
Multiple1,27341332.44%
Hispanic1,26829122.95%
Black3,0262558.43%
Other85821525.06%
Native812733.33%

15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Frankfort

The race most likely to be in poverty in Frankfort is Native, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Frankfort is Black, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.07%
High School12.51%
Some College5.90%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed30.83%
Female Employed8.43%
Male Employed7.10%

Frankfort Income

Frankfort Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,345$57,936
Families$61,199$70,085
Married Families$78,860-
Non Families$37,156$43,381
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Frankfort Marital Status

Frankfort Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

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 55-64.

Frankfort Marital Status by Race

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Frankfort Veterans

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1,484

Number of Veterans

1,398

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam554
First Gulf War316
Second Gulf War261
Korea127
World War II57
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Age Group Veterans
75+388
65 to 74370
35 to 54268
55 to 64247
18 to 34211
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2337.19%
Black2036.00%
Hispanic495.78%
2 or More346.22%
Other142.28%

Frankfort Veterans by Education

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4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Frankfort Employment Status

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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70.62%

Born in Kentucky

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.13% of Frankfort residents were born in the United States, with 70.62% having been born in Kentucky. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,705130.05%
201927,692130.05%
201827,679490.18%
201727,630130.05%
201627,617500.18%
201527,5671680.61%
201427,3991470.54%
201327,252-52-0.19%
201227,304-45-0.16%
201127,349220.08%
201027,327-414-0.15%
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%