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Frankfort
  • Town in Kentucky

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Frankfort is a town in Kentucky with a population of 27,680. Frankfort is in Franklin County. Living in Frankfort offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Frankfort there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Frankfort and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Frankfort are above average.

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About Frankfort...
Population
27,680

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$130,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$759
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    158.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    39.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    83
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    652.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,517.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    256.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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