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Frankfort is a city in Franklin County.
Frankfort is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the state capital and the county seat.
The community was named after Stephen Frank, who was killed by Indians here.
The latitude of Frankfort is 38.200N. The longitude is -84.873W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,408.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Frankfort demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40601 ZIP code.
13% of Frankfort residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Frankfort ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Frankfort was $20,512, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Frankfort residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Frankfort include Corner in Celebrities Historic District, Frankfort Commercial Historic District, Old Statehouse Historic District, South Frankfort Neighborhood Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Frankfort, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $776.
Libraries in Frankfort include Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives, Paul Sawyier Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Frankfort include Frankfort State-Journal
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Frankfort political report.
The average commute time for Frankfort workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Frankfort between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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