Frankfort, Kentucky

Population 27,420

Frankfort is located in Franklin County, KY. The population is 27,420, making Frankfort the largest city in Franklin County.

There are 18 public schools in Frankfort with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Frankfort is moderate , and there are 122 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Frankfort is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Frankfort property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Frankfort include Midway, Lawrenceburg and Stamping Ground.

Frankfort Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 28.5%

Crime Rate

33.15% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 256
  • Violent Crimes: 292
  • Robbery: 83
  • Burglary: 653
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

59.83% Higher than national avg.
  • 122 offenders in Frankfort
  • 44.49 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

219 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 18
  • Registered Polluters: 12
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 184


Moderate 5.9%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 5.1%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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18 Public Schools view public schools

There are 18 K-12 public schools in Frankfort, KY and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Frankfort's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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122 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Frankfort, KY

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$179,000 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

52 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Frankfort, KY issued 52 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 52 permits, 16 were issued for single family homes and 36 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Frankfort, KY issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 6 permits, were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $622
  • 1 Bedroom: $698
  • 2 Bedrooms: $892
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,230
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,522

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Environmental Hazards

219 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1596/1650)
    Frankfort, KY has 96.73% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Frankfort, KY is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.6 Average
    Frankfort, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.67°
  • February 35.85°
  • March 46.58°
  • April 56.2°
  • May 64.98°
  • June 73.81°
  • July 76.6°
  • August 75.04°
  • September 69.18°
  • October 56.3°
  • November 45.4°
  • December 36.9°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Frankfort, KY

Frankfort, KY has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Frankfort, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Frankfort, KY has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Frankfort, KY has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Frankfort, KY: $43,275


Unemployment in Frankfort is 5.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 5.1% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.80%
White Collar - 63.20%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

City Representatives

  • Andy Barr

Neighborhood Info

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