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Frankfort, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Frankfort had a population of 16,174 as of July 1, 2017. Frankfort ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Frankfort is located at latitude 40.2799 and longitude -86.5181 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Frankfort (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Frankfort (GNIS ID: 2394805) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Frankfort is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Frankfort population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Frankfort, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,174
Daytime Population: Workers 9,854
Daytime Population: Residents 8,543
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,397
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 15,620
Population in Familes 12,737
Population in Group Qrtrs 554
Population Density2 2,177
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $42,133
Average Household Income $53,534
Per Capita Income $19,372


Total Housing Units 6,526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,362 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,326 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 837 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $85,928
Average Home Value $106,953


Total Households 5,689
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,854
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.28%
Households -0.36% -0.35%
Families -0.42% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Frankfort, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frankfort to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 56 92nd
Population Density # 92 87th
Diversity Index # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 521 24th
Per Capita Income # 609 11th

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