Franklin County is located in north central Kentucky. The County Seat is Frankfort and the largest city is Frankfort. The Official Web Site is located at http://franklincounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 49,880 and the 2010 census population was 49,285. The land area is 207.75 square miles and there are 237.2 persons per square mile.
84.7% of the population is White, 11% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.7% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 86.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 26.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $139,300, there are 21,058 households, an average of 2.25 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,243, the median household income is $46,071, and 16.6% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,120. Retail sales (in $1000) were $622,089, and sales per capita were $12,816. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.9%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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