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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Frankfort demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60443 ZIP code.
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.
41% of Frankfort residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Frankfort, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $638. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,794.
Libraries in Frankfort include Frankfort Public Library ... View libraries
Will 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 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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