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.

Frankfort real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Frankfort house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Frankfort is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (18.85%), food service (8.85%), and sales jobs (8.57%).

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.

One of the benefits of Frankfort is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.67 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The overall education level of Frankfort is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.06% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Frankfort in 2010 was $24,434, 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 $97,736 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 German, English, Italian, and French .

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