Frankfort

Franklin County

Frankfort, the state's capital city, offers cultural vibrancy and convenient access to nature. Frankfort boasts historical significance throughout its walkable downtown district adorned with beautiful architecture, from the majestic Kentucky State Capitol to renowned museums and captivating theaters. Beyond the historic core, discover diverse neighborhoods catering to various lifestyles, from bustling areas with modern conveniences to peaceful enclaves nestled amidst rolling hills.

   

Whether you seek a meticulously restored historic home brimming with character, a modern condo offering city views, or a spacious suburban property, Frankfort's real estate market caters to a wide range of preferences and budgets and presents an exciting opportunity to experience the best of Kentucky living.

Overview for Frankfort, KY

28,479 people live in Frankfort, where the median age is 34.9 and the average individual income is $30,295. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,479

Total Population

34.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$30,295

Average individual Income

Around Frankfort, KY

There's plenty to do around Frankfort, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

8
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
4
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Engine House Coffee, Andy's Artisan Bread, and Melisa's Family Diner.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.87 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.54 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.56 miles 61 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.86 miles 27 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.57 miles 403 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.21 miles 20 reviews 4.9/5 stars
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Demographics and Employment Data for Frankfort, KY

Frankfort has 12,559 households, with an average household size of 2.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Frankfort do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,479 people call Frankfort home. The population density is 1,928.14 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,479

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.9

Median Age

47.82 / 52.18%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,559

Total Households

2.16

Average Household Size

$30,295

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Frankfort, KY

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The following schools are within or nearby Frankfort. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Frankfort High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Bondurant Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Elkhorn Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Bridgeport Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Second Street School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Franklin County High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Peaks Mill Elementary
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
1/5
William Cofield High School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Panther Transition Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Early Learning Village
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Elkhorn Elementary School
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
No rating available
Western Hills High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Franklin County Career and Technical Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available

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