Frankfort, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 27,453 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 13,604  (49.6%)
Females: 13,849  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40601, 40604.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,267 (it was $34,980 in 2000)
Frankfort:

$40,267
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,115 (it was $20,512 in 2000)

Frankfort city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,484 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Frankfort:

$133,484
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $138,297; Detached houses: $139,641; Townhouses or other attached units: $319,039; In 2-unit structures: $143,403; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,337; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,305; Mobile homes: $29,427

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 20,059 (74.3%)
  • Black alone - 4,447 (16.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,208 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 891 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 445 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.04%)

Races in Frankfort detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Frankfort: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.1%), Irish (12.7%), German (11.2%), English (10.9%), French (2.5%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1835

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,864 people per square mile   (low).

Frankfort,KY real estate house value index trend

Frankfort, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Frankfort:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frankfort city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

1,115 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).

This city:  4.1%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Frankfort, Kentucky as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Frankfort to the number of sex offenders is 1,104 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,248 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $902 (0.7%)

Frankfort satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (23.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (292.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bald Knob, KY (2.9 miles ), Peaks Mill, KY (2.9 miles ), Midway, KY (3.2 miles ), Stamping Ground, KY (3.3 miles ), Lawrenceburg, KY (3.4 miles ), Versailles, KY (3.5 miles ), Harrisonville, KY (3.6 miles ), Christianburg, KY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 1998: 85 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2006: 75 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2008: 85 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2009: 235 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.20 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,757 (+47.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,485 (68.6%)

Area code: 502

Frankfort household income distribution Frankfort home values distribution

Crime rates in Frankfort by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10100501
per 100,000 3.60.03.60.00.018.30.03.9
Rapes 11132012762213
per 100,000 39.947.372.944.425.722.085.650.7
Robberies 1525553629424963
per 100,000 54.491.0200.6133.3106.3153.7190.6245.6
Assaults 5643494246233155
per 100,000 202.9156.6178.7155.5168.784.2120.6214.4
Burglaries 239255300247186188383334
per 100,000 866.1928.61094.0914.3682.0688.21490.11302.2
Thefts 849844977793753745877875
per 100,000 3076.63073.33562.72935.52761.12727.03412.13411.6
Auto thefts 65911135160187758
per 100,000 235.5331.4412.1188.8220.065.9299.6226.1
Arson N/A92N/A4336
per 100,000 N/A32.87.3N/A14.711.011.723.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 288.2300.1399.2292.6252.9270.0400.2396.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Frankfort detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 68 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Kentucky average:

1.88

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +736 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

Work and jobs in Frankfort: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Frankfort, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Frankfort-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Frankfort city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frankfort-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from Frankfort center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 169.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from Frankfort center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frankfort topographic map

Birthplace of: Albert B. Fall, Thomas H. Taylor - Confederate States Army brigadier general, Thomas S. Pettit - Politician, Benjamin Gratz Brown - Politician, George C. Wolfe - Playwright, George Graham Vest - Politician, Hugh Rodman - Navy admiral, Humphrey Marshall (general) - Confederate Army general, Ryan Speier - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Jul 24, 1979), Thomas Francis Marshall - Politician.

Main business address for: FARMERS CAPITAL BANK CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), KENTUCKY INVESTORS INC (LIFE INSURANCE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Frankfort:

  • FRANKFORT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 299 KINGS DAUGHTERS DRIVE)
  • DCI - FRANKFORT (1038 BURLINGTON LANE SUITE B,C,D)
  • FMC - FRANKFORT (608 CHAMBERLIN AVE.)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY HOME HEALTH (231 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • BRADFORD SQUARE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1040 US 127 SOUTH)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKFORT (117 OLD SOLDIERS LANE)

Airports and heliports located in Frankfort:

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College/University in Frankfort:

  • Kentucky State University (Full-time enrollment: 2,112; Location: 400 East Main Street; Public; Website: www.kysu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Frankfort:

  • University of Kentucky (about 23 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Sullivan University (about 44 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 45 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 45 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 46 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)

Public high schools in Frankfort:

Private high schools in Frankfort:

  • CAPITAL AREA CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOLERS (Students: 103; Location: CAPITAL CITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH - HWY 60; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MILLVILLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 10; Location: 5600 MCCRACKEN PIKE; Grades: 3 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Frankfort:

Private elementary/middle schools in Frankfort:

  • THE FRANKFORT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 320; Location: 1349A US HIGHWAY 421 S; Grades: PK - 11)
  • STEWART HOME SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 4200 LAWRENCEBURG RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 316 WAPPING ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CAPITAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 120 DEEPWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Frankfort

Library in Frankfort:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,244,474; Location: 319 WAPPING STREET; 97,055 books; 9,342 audio materials; 6,408 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 233 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nice Web site. You should mention that Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky.

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Notable locations in Frankfort: Spaghetti Junction (A), Whippoorwill Golf Course (B), Frankfort Country Club (C), Frankfort City Fire Department Station 2 (D), Frankfort City Fire Department Station 3 (E), Frankfort City Fire Department Station 4 (F), Kentucky National Guard Shop (G), Kentucky National Guard Armory (H), Frankfort City Fire Department Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Franklin Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Frankfort include: FARMERS CAPITAL BANK CORP (A), KENTUCKY INVESTORS INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Frankfort include: Highland Church (A), Crestwood Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Frankfort Cemetery (1), Greenhill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Silver Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Benson Creek (A), Cedar Run (B), Yeatmans Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Frankfort include: Juniper Hill Municipal Park (1), Capitol View Park (2), State Game Farm (3), Hawkeegan Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kentucky State - Kentucky Historical Society- Education Arts and Humanities Cab (Museums; 100 West Broadway Street) (1), Liberty Hall Historic Site (Museums; 218 Wilkinson Street) (2), Kentucky Historical Society (Museums; Kentucky Military Hi) (3), Kentucky State - Education Arts and Humanities Cabinet- Libraries and Arch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 300 Coffee Tree Road) (4), Kentucky State - Military Affairs Department- Military Records & Research Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Boone National Guard) (5), Capital Bowl (Amusement & Theme Parks; 80 Anderson Road) (6), Starway Family Fun Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3350 Louisville Road) (7), Frederick's Bowling Centers (Amusement & Theme Parks; 80 Anderson Road) (8), Tourist Center Frankfort (100 Capitol Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Anchor Inn Motel (790 East Main Street) (1), University Lodge (711 East Main Street) (2), Days Inn of Frankfort (U S 127 South) (3), Frankfort Super 8 Motel (1225 Us Highway 127 S) (4), Hampton Inn Frankfort (1310 US Highway 127 South) (5), Super 8 Frankfort KY (1225 US Highway 127 South) (6), Days Inn (U South 127 South) (7), Fairfield Inn & Suites (40 Chenault Road) (8), Bluegrass Inn (635 Versailles Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Kentucky State - Courts- Supreme Court- Lawyers Helping Lawyers (West Main Street) (1), Morgan Co Court House - Ky Commonwealth (100 Mill Creek Park) (2), Kentucky State - Judicial Retirement Plan- Legislative Retirement Plan (700 Capitol Avenue Rm 200) (3), Kentucky State - Courts- District Court- District Court Judges (Courthouse) (4), Federal Bureau of Investigation (330 West Broadway Street) (5), Kentucky State - Courts- District Court- Family Court (321 West Main Street) (6), Ky Court Of Justice - Ky Commonwealth (100 Mill Creek Park) (7), Franklin County - Friend Of The Court (321 West Main Street) (8), Elliott Co Cct Court Clerk (100 Mill Creek Park) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 72.5. This is about average.

City:

72.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.731. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.731
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.75
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Frankfort and their reported violations in the past:

FRANKFORT PLANT BOARD (Population served: 52,153, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FARMDALE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 8,203, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2013)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-01-2009 and SEP-01-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2013)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
ELKHORN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,515, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Frankfort that have no violations reported:

  • PEAKS MILL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 3,436, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 8.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for American Indian residents, 4.6% for other race residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Frankfort in 2010:

  • 916 people in college/university student housing
  • 255 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 205 people in state prisons
  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Frankfort in 2000:

  • 669 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 298 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 198 people in state prisons
  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Frankfort, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Frankfort compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Frankfort Convention Center. Capacity: 5,365.

Banks with most branches in Frankfort (2011 data):

  • Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company: Franklin Square Branch, at 125 West Main St, Louisville Road Branch, Cardinal Hills Branch, Frankfort Branch. Info updated 2010/05/10: Bank assets: $721.0 mil, Deposits: $559.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Frankfort: First Federal Savings Bank Of Frankf, U S Hwy 127 South Branch, 190 Versailles Rd Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $137.7 mil, Deposits: $71.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Whitaker Bank: Eastwood Branch, Franklin Square Branch, State National Bank Of Frankfort Bra. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Frankfort East Branch at 427 Versailles Rd., branch established on 2004/03/22; Frankfort West at 1205 South Highway 127, branch established on 1997/05/23. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Frankfort @ Kroger at 1309 U.S. 127 South, branch established on 1996/03/29; Brighton Park @ Kroger Branch at 302 Brighton Park Boulevard, branch established on 1996/03/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • MainSource Bank: East Frankfort Branch at 194 Versailles Road, branch established on 2004/09/02; Frankton Main Branch at 201 Limestone Drive, branch established on 2007/04/26. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Frankfort Branch at 301 Leonardwood Drive, branch established on 2008/09/20. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Citizens Commerce National Bank: Equine Way Branch at 108 Sea Hero Road, branch established on 2007/08/27. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $235.8 mil, Deposits: $192.1 mil, headquarters in Versailles, KY, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Bankers' Bank of Kentucky, Inc.: The Bankers' Bank Of Kentucky, Inc. at 107 Progress Drive (40601), branch established on 1988/04/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.9 mil, Deposits: $58.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Frankfort, Kentucky:

  • Best Western Parkside Inn, Chenault Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 695-6111
  • Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 227-5100, Fax: (502) 875-7147
  • Ramada State Capital, 855 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 227-2282
  • America's Best Value Inn, 1225 Us Hwy 127 S, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 875-3220, Fax: (502) 875-2342
  • Red Carpet Inn, 711 E Main St, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 223-2041
  • Hampton Inn, 1310 US 127, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 223-7600
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Frankfort, 40 Chenault Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 695-8881
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1000 Vandalay Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 352-4650
  • Best Western Parkside Inn, 80 Chenault Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601 , Phone: (502) 695-6111, Fax: (502) 695-6112
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Frankfort, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Frankfort travel time to work - commute Frankfort mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Frankfort city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.89%
Here: 62.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents47.6%11.3%9.9%8.4%4.9%
Congregations42.4%7.6%1.5%6.1%6.1%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.8%2.3%2.2%1.8%8.8%
Congregations1.5%3.0%1.5%3.0%27.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Franklin County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Franklin County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

31.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.4%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$39,394$59,0910$0
Other Government Administration 9$45,522$60,6966$8,914
Judicial and Legal 1$7,802$93,6241$994
Police Protection - Officers 62$276,068$53,4330$0
Police - Other 5$14,054$33,7302$1,530
Firefighters 82$353,779$51,7730$0
Fire - Other 2$7,220$43,3201$2,150
Streets and Highways 22$74,849$40,8270$0
Solid Waste Management 19$56,014$35,3770$0
Sewerage 44$160,276$43,7120$0
Parks and Recreation 12$45,190$45,19076$57,389
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$53,641$45,9782$1,459
Water Supply 39$176,104$54,1860$0
Electric Power 37$178,504$57,8930$0
Transit 12$40,073$40,0736$9,166
Other and Unallocable 174$703,284$48,50213$22,510
Totals for Government 542$2,231,774$49,412107$104,112

Frankfort government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,299,000 ($302.30)
    Electric Utilities: $1,649,000 ($60.07)
    Water Utilities: $582,000 ($21.20)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $35,111,000 ($1278.95)
    General - Other: $19,061,000 ($694.31)
    Water Utilities: $6,435,000 ($234.40)
    Sewerage: $4,774,000 ($173.90)
    Police Protection: $4,745,000 ($172.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,210,000 ($153.35)
    Health - Other: $3,239,000 ($117.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,039,000 ($110.70)
    Regular Highways: $2,586,000 ($94.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,519,000 ($55.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,205,000 ($43.89)
    Financial Administration: $504,000 ($18.36)
    Transit Utilities: $487,000 ($17.74)
    General Public Buildings: $271,000 ($9.87)
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000 ($1.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,241,000 ($118.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,494,000 ($90.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,751,000 ($828.73)

Frankfort government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $14,186,000 ($516.74)
    Sewerage: $7,232,000 ($263.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $513,000 ($18.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000 ($4.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,235,000 ($44.99)
    Interest Earnings: $354,000 ($12.89)
    Rents: $116,000 ($4.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($2.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $33,550,000 ($1222.09)
    Water Utilities: $6,714,000 ($244.56)
    Transit Utilities: $29,000 ($1.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,549,000 ($92.85)
    Highways: $1,386,000 ($50.49)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $15,168,000 ($552.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,001,000 ($145.74)
    Property: $3,081,000 ($112.23)
    NEC: $1,563,000 ($56.93)
    Other License: $80,000 ($2.91)

Frankfort government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,070,000 ($2661.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,940,000 ($2584.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,950,000 ($289.59)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,461,000 ($271.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,130,000 ($77.59)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $489,000 ($17.81)

Frankfort government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,753,000 ($63.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,399,000 ($1143.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,429,000 ($307.03)

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anderson County, KY  0.80% ($27,975 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.69% ($31,765)
from Scott County, KY  0.33% ($41,708)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anderson County, KY  0.90% ($31,989 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.84% ($32,988)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.40% ($34,152)

Strongest AM radio stations in Frankfort:

  • WFKY (1490 AM; 1 kW; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frankfort:

  • W202AZ (88.3 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYW (104.9 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Frankfort:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Frankfort fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Frankfort)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 218 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Frankfort, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 206 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Frankfort)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 55 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Frankfort)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 56
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Frankfort

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Frankfort, KY
Most common first names in Frankfort, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary67079.2 years
James58771.7 years
William46072.7 years
John39973.8 years
Charles29973.1 years
Robert29972.0 years
George20475.2 years
Elizabeth18678.8 years
Dorothy17477.1 years
Margaret16979.4 years
Most common last names in Frankfort, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32274.8 years
Johnson22274.8 years
Moore20576.7 years
Jones15372.1 years
Williams13478.3 years
Harrod12675.6 years
Taylor12476.2 years
Clark11972.7 years
Wilson11275.2 years
Lewis10875.0 years
Businesses in Frankfort, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's2Lowe's1
AutoZone2Marriott1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Best Western1Maurices1
Big O Tires1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot1
Carson Pirie Scott1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Circle K2Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes2
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dressbarn1Sears2
FedEx8Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC2Starbucks3
GameStop1Steak 'n Shake1
Goodwill3Subway4
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Hardee's2Taco Bell2
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Honda1UPS13
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York2Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Kroger2White Castle1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2

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  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
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