Frankfort, KY


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Frankfort is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 27,830 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Frankfort is the 14th largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities, Frankfort isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Frankfort are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Frankfort is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Frankfort who work in office and administrative support (19.23%), management occupations (8.91%), and sales jobs (8.77%).

Also of interest is that Frankfort has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Frankfort spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.87 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The overall education level of Frankfort is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.48% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Frankfort in 2010 was $24,059, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,236 for a family of four. However, Frankfort contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Frankfort is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Frankfort home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Frankfort residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Frankfort include English, German, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Frankfort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.