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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 1,575,171 1,588,940 1,600,303 1,612,653 1,624,736  
  Franklin County 49,514 49,600 49,963 50,273 50,560  
 Frankfort27,37327,37527,60527,77527,885 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Franklin County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,410 18.6 323,078 19.9  
  16-24 6,002 11.9 207,453 12.8  
  25-44 12,481 24.7 432,695 26.6  
  45-64 13,969 27.6 426,228 26.2  
  65-84 7,730 15.3 205,983 12.7  
  85 and older 968 1.9 29,299 1.8  
  Median Age 40.9   38.0    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Franklin County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 42,620 84.3 1,299,017 80.0  
  Black or African American 5,508 10.9 243,803 15.0  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 174 0.3 4,940 0.3  
  Asian 1,011 2.0 40,030 2.5  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 16 0.0 1,011 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 1,231 2.4 35,935 2.2  
  Hispanic Origin 1,533 3.0 81,825 5.0  
  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  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Franklin County $34,001 $39,290 15.6 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $28,877- $45,594 $33,800- $53,671    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Franklin County 21,033 2.28 $47,964  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.