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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 1,588,940 1,600,303 1,612,653 1,624,736 1,640,824  
  Franklin County 49,600 49,963 50,273 50,560 50,485  
 Frankfort27,37527,60527,77527,88527,621 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Franklin County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,377 18.6 324,691 19.8  
  16-24 5,896 11.7 208,211 12.7  
  25-44 12,492 24.7 436,938 26.6  
  45-64 13,909 27.6 425,738 25.9  
  65-84 7,873 15.6 215,551 13.1  
  85 and older 938 1.9 29,695 1.8  
  Median Age 40.9   38.1    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Franklin County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 42,640 84.5 1,307,832 79.7  
  Black or African American 5,381 10.7 247,662 15.1  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 180 0.4 4,555 0.3  
  Asian 1,010 2.0 42,273 2.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 16 0.0 1,036 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 1,258 2.5 37,466 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 1,670 3.3 86,454 5.3  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Franklin County 50,836 51,123 51,201 51,028  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Franklin County $36,091 $39,631 9.8 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,405- $44,660 $33,139- $56,222    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Franklin County 20,978 2.30 $50,999  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.