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Population (year 2000): 27,741. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,210 (-1.9% change)
Males: 13,228 (47.7%), Females: 14,513 (52.3%)

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $34,980 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Frankfort:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.1%)
  • Black (14.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (20.0%), Irish (11.5%), English (11.2%), German (11.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (1.8%).

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Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles

Frankfort,

For population 25 years and over in Frankfort

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frankfort city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

2.3% Foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +736 (+2.7%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KY Lexington-Fayette, (27.8 miles pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (317.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY Lawrenceburg, (11.7 miles KY (12.8 miles Midway, Ground, KY (13.3 miles Stamping KY Versailles, (13.4 miles Monterey, KY (15.6 miles) , Gratz, KY (20.1 miles) , KY (20.2 miles Pleasureville, KY Georgetown, (21.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 78 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 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

Latitude: 38.20 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Area code: 502


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Industries providing employment: Public administration (28.0%), Educational,health and social services (15.5%), Manufacturing (12.4%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,461 (+44.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,960 (70.0%)

Crime in Frankfort (2004):
  • 1 murder (3.6 per 100,000)
  • 11 rapes (39.9 per 100,000)
  • 15 robberies (54.4 per 100,000)
  • 56 assaults (202.9 per 100,000)
  • 239 burglaries (866.1 per 100,000)
  • 849 thefts (3076.6 per 100,000)
  • 65 auto thefts (235.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 277.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Frankfort, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Frankfort, Frankfort:

Frankfort-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 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 4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Albert B. Fall, Ryan Speier - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Jul 24, 1979), Chris Current - College basketball player (Louisville Cardinals).


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


Hospital/medical center in Frankfort:
  • FRANKFORT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (299 KINGS DAUGHTERS DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Frankfort:
  • BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; VERSAILLES, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (about 19 miles; OWENTON, KY)
  • GEORGETOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; GEORGETOWN, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Frankfort:
  • BLUE GRASS (about 22 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 61 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Frankfort:
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 4 miles; FRANKFORT, KY; ID: FFT)
  • GEORGETOWN SCOTT COUNTY - MARSHALL FLD (about 30 miles; GEORGETOWN, KY; ID: 27K)
  • ROBINSON (about 41 miles; VEVAY, IN; ID: 8I1)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 61 $232,800 $45,796 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $6,210 $74,520 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $36,861 $44,233 6 $6,832
Financial Administration 7 $23,938 $41,036 2 $1,835
Transit 8 $20,692 $31,038 1 $906
Other and Unallocable 151 $498,339 $39,603 0 $0
Electric Power 36 $135,798 $45,266 3 $1,435
Water Supply 39 $134,790 $41,473 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 27 $59,522 $26,454 2 $858
Parks and Recreation 16 $53,163 $39,872 36 $26,347
Sewerage 32 $111,254 $41,720 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 19 $46,155 $29,150 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $76,529 $35,321 0 $0
Natural Resources 0 $0   1 $1,092
Firefighters 105 $409,862 $46,841 7 $7,592
Police - Other 5 $11,657 $27,976 5 $2,221
Fire - Other 2 $5,659 $33,954 0 $0
Totals for Government 545 $1,863,229 $41,025 63 $49,118


Colleges/Universities in Frankfort:
  • KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,842; Location: 400 E MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.kysu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • J M ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY INC (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 110-A BRIGHTON PK BLVD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frankfort:
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 28 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 57 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
Public high schools in Frankfort:
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 921; Location: 1100 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WESTERN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 720; Location: 100 DOCTORS DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FRANKFORT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 328 SHELBY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CTR (Location: 1106 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Frankfort:
  • MILLVILLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 5600 MCCRACKEN PIKE; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Frankfort:
  • ELKHORN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 1060 E MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BONDURANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 300 BONDURANT DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRIDGEPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 555 BRIDGEPORT RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COLLINS LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 1 COUGAR LN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SECOND STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 506 W 2ND ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PEAKS MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 100 PEAKS MILL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HEARN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 200 LARALAN AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ELKHORN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 928 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BALD KNOB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 285 FLAT CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 45; Location: 1100 E MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Frankfort:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 316 WAPPING STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CAPITAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 120 DEEPWOOD ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF FRANKFORT (Students: 41; Location: 104 COVE SPRING; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Frankfort:
  • PAUL SAWYIER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,733,666; Location: 305 WAPPING STREET; 110,160 books; 7,084 audio materials; 4,510 video materials; 228 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Frankfort Country Club (A).

Shopping Center: Franklin Square Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Frankfort include: Crestwood Church (A), Highland Church (B).

Cemetery: Greenhill Cemetery (1).

Lake: Silver Lake (A).

Creek: Benson Creek (A).

Parks in Frankfort include: State Game Farm (1), Juniper Hill Municipal Park (2).


Frankfort compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

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.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

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.)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)

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

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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