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Frankfort is a village in Will County, in the Chicago metro area.

The community was named after the city in Germany.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Frankfort. For links to other places called Frankfort, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Frankfort is 41.495N. The longitude is -87.848W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,381.


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Median household income
Local
$83,055
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Frankfort demographic reports
Frankfort is on Hickory Creek.
With a nicely restored downtown, the community is one of best places for shopping and eating in Chicago's southern suburbs.
Former and merged names include:
· Chelsea
· Frankfort Station
· Franfort-am-Main
German settlers arrived from Pennsylvania in the 1840s.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Frankfort Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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21% of Frankfort residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $33,968, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of Frankfort residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Frankfort, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $638.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,794.


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Libraries in Frankfort include Frankfort Public Library ... View libraries

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Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Frankfort political report.

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The average commute time for Frankfort workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 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 5.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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Other IL communities named Frankfort:
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