Frankfort, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 27,621 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 13,183  (47.7%)
Females: 14,438  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40601, 40604.

Frankfort Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,269 (it was $34,980 in 2000)
Frankfort:

$47,269
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,575 (it was $20,512 in 2000)

Frankfort city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,421 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Frankfort:

$137,421
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $738.

March 2019 cost of living index in Frankfort: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 42.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.1% for American Indian residents, 46.6% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Frankfort, KY (2017)
    • 20,35673.7%White alone
    • 4,41416.0%Black alone
    • 1,2604.6%Hispanic
    • 9453.4%Two or more races
    • 6232.3%Asian alone
    • 580.2%American Indian alone
    • 640.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 86 registered sex offenders living in Frankfort, Kentucky as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Frankfort is 323 to 1.


Crime rates in Frankfort by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
2
(7.2)
6
(21.4)
3
(10.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(47.3)
20
(72.9)
12
(44.4)
7
(25.7)
6
(22.0)
22
(85.6)
13
(50.7)
14
(50.6)
11
(40.0)
14
(50.7)
12
(43.0)
8
(28.6)
19
(68.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(91.0)
55
(200.6)
36
(133.3)
29
(106.3)
42
(153.7)
49
(190.6)
63
(245.6)
35
(126.4)
42
(152.8)
30
(108.7)
35
(125.3)
34
(121.5)
25
(90.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
43
(156.6)
49
(178.7)
42
(155.5)
46
(168.7)
23
(84.2)
31
(120.6)
55
(214.4)
31
(112.0)
41
(149.2)
48
(173.9)
56
(200.5)
52
(185.9)
24
(86.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
255
(928.6)
300
(1,094)
247
(914.3)
186
(682.0)
188
(688.2)
383
(1,490)
334
(1,302)
246
(888.7)
202
(734.8)
246
(891.2)
256
(916.7)
195
(697.1)
197
(712.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
844
(3,073)
977
(3,563)
793
(2,936)
753
(2,761)
745
(2,727)
877
(3,412)
875
(3,412)
857
(3,096)
763
(2,776)
824
(2,985)
750
(2,686)
660
(2,359)
763
(2,758)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(331.4)
113
(412.1)
51
(188.8)
60
(220.0)
18
(65.9)
77
(299.6)
58
(226.1)
59
(213.2)
57
(207.4)
61
(221.0)
87
(311.5)
86
(307.4)
92
(332.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(32.8)
2
(7.3)
N/A4
(14.7)
3
(11.0)
3
(11.7)
6
(23.4)
2
(7.2)
5
(18.2)
10
(36.2)
4
(14.3)
4
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)310.9413.6303.1262.0279.7414.5410.6311.1286.7314.7322.9307.2307.9

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City-data.com crime index in Frankfort, KY

Crime rate in Frankfort detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 72 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Frankfort, KY City Guides:

Ancestries: American (29.5%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.9%), German (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1835

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,875 people per square mile   (low).

Frankfort, Kentucky map

1,342 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.9%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,439 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,130 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.20 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,510 (+38.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,844 (65.1%)

Area code: 502

Distribution of median household income in Frankfort, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Frankfort, KY in 2017

Frankfort satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

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
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Frankfort, KY residents
Average permit cost in Frankfort, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Frankfort, KY
Historical housing units in Frankfort, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +736 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Frankfort, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (28.0%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (25.0%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (31.1%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Frankfort, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
  • Computer specialists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)

Average climate in Frankfort, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Frankfort, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0816. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0816
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

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 Frankfort 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 the city 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 the city 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 Frankfort 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Snowstorms: 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

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

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 school in Frankfort:

  • THE FRANKFORT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 278, Location: 1349A US HIGHWAY 421 S, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Frankfort:

Private elementary/middle schools in Frankfort:

  • CAPITAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 158, Location: 120 DEEPWOOD DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 142, Location: 75 SHEPHERD WAY, 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.

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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
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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Frankfort:

Marital status in Frankfort, KY
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Frankfort:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Frankfort
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Frankfort, KY (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,40957
Mainline Protestant5,78313
Catholic1,9111
Other6733
Black Protestant4323
None21,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Franklin County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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.
Kentucky:

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

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

11.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

21.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.1%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Frankfort:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Frankfort:

20.5%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Frankfort:

11.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Frankfort:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.9%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frankfort, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 159$745,058$56,23113$27,867
Firefighters 78$425,251$65,4230$0
Police Protection - Officers 57$273,030$57,4800$0
Sewerage 45$190,236$50,7301$323
Water Supply 41$202,862$59,3740$0
Electric Power 36$183,905$61,3020$0
Streets and Highways 22$78,656$42,9030$0
Solid Waste Management 15$48,670$38,9360$0
Transit 14$48,382$41,4706$9,276
Housing and Community Development (Local) 13$56,021$51,7123$3,607
Parks and Recreation 10$41,396$49,67583$67,852
Other Government Administration 8$43,500$65,2507$9,457
Financial Administration 7$36,828$63,1342$1,709
Police - Other 3$9,366$37,4645$3,729
Fire - Other 2$6,767$40,6021$1,986
Judicial and Legal 1$8,481$101,7720$0
Totals for Government 511$2,398,409$56,323121$125,806

Frankfort government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,819,000 ($319.29)
    Electric Utilities: $5,037,000 ($182.36)
    Water Utilities: $4,167,000 ($150.86)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $50,449,000 ($1826.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $22,273,000 ($806.38)
    Water Utilities: $7,329,000 ($265.34)
    Sewerage: $6,040,000 ($218.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,449,000 ($197.28)
    Police Protection: $4,817,000 ($174.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,721,000 ($98.51)
    Regular Highways: $2,249,000 ($81.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,152,000 ($77.91)
    Central Staff Services: $1,770,000 ($64.08)
    Transit Utilities: $989,000 ($35.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $668,000 ($24.18)
    Financial Administration: $433,000 ($15.68)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $222,000 ($8.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,141,000 ($113.72)
    Sewerage: $2,503,000 ($90.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $623,000 ($22.56)
    Police Protection: $348,000 ($12.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000 ($9.05)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($3.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($3.48)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($1.63)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($0.83)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($0.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,407,000 ($630.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $184,000 ($6.66)

Frankfort government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $28,173,000 ($1019.98)
    Sewerage: $11,553,000 ($418.27)
    Other: $1,704,000 ($61.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $996,000 ($36.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($9.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,008,000 ($36.49)
    Other: $812,000 ($29.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,490,000 ($126.35)
    Sale of Property: $107,000 ($3.87)
    Rents: $100,000 ($3.62)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($1.85)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $55,895,000 ($2023.64)
    Water Utilities: $9,877,000 ($357.59)
    Transit Utilities: $825,000 ($29.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $813,000 ($29.43)
    Other: $528,000 ($19.12)
    General Local Government Support: $195,000 ($7.06)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $18,355,000 ($664.53)
    Property: $3,728,000 ($134.97)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $3,305,000 ($119.66)
    Corporation Net Income: $2,222,000 ($80.45)
    Other License: $74,000 ($2.68)

Frankfort government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $69,609,000 ($2520.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,968,000 ($2352.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,841,000 ($175.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($7.24)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,027,000 ($109.59)
    Beginning: $3,022,000 ($109.41)

Frankfort government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,738,000 ($280.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,996,000 ($2316.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,634,000 ($131.57)

6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fayette County, KY  0.97% ($41,468 average AGI)
to Anderson County, KY  0.75% ($37,400)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.57% ($42,949)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Frankfort fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 95Number of bridges
  • 1,194ft / 364mTotal length
  • $25,159,000Total costs
  • 970,830Total average daily traffic
  • 121,184Total average daily truck traffic
  • 844,145Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Frankfort, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 41930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 281960-1969
  • 261970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Frankfort, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Frankfort)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 283 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Frankfort, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (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: 245 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Frankfort)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 53 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Frankfort)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 142. The highest number of fire incidents - 373 took place in 2010, and the least - 33 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Frankfort, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.4%), and Structure Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Frankfort, KY
    • 1,07044.4%Outside Fires
    • 70429.2%Structure Fires
    • 39516.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 24010.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Frankfort, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Frankfort, Kentucky:

  • Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 , Phone: (502) 227-5100, Fax: (502) 875-7147
  • Americas Best Value Inn-Frankfort, 1225 Us Hwy 127 S, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 , Phone: (502) 875-3220, Fax: (502) 875-2342
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1000 Vandalay Dr, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 , Phone: (502) 352-4650
  • Best Western Parkside Inn, 80 Chenault Dr, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 , Phone: (502) 695-6111, Fax: (502) 695-6112
  • Home2 Suites, 105 Allen Way, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 , Phone: (800) 446-6677
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Frankfort, Kentucky
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Frankfort, KY
  • 78.3%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Frankfort, KY
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 42.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Frankfort compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Frankfort on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
There are 41 pilots and 30 other airmen in this city.
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