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Frankfort, KY

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As the capital of the state, Frankfort is a city that provides abundant opportunities to both residents both old and new. Located on the Kentucky River, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to be enjoyed. Though the area offers plenty of music, dining, and business options, the city stays true to its historical roots by preserving monuments, art, and museums. Frankfort was even voted as one the “Top 20 Small Cities to Raise a Family” in 2010 by Forbes Magazine.

Frankfort Apartments

$725-$1200

Springs At Winchester Road
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$710-$1560

Grand Reserve At Pinnacle
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

$575-$1300

The Village Luxury Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$640-$1005

Lakepointe Luxury Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$430-$685

Willowood Apartments
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$490-$550

Winthrop Court
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Frankfort, KY is
35 to 39
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.8%
  • 5.84%
  • 7.34%
  • Female
  • 7.09%
  • 6.57%
  • 7.58%
$618
is average rent in Frankfort, KY
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.43%
  • 6.73%
  • 3.7%
29.65%
of units are available for rent in Frankfort
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 456
  • 61
  • 736
Getting Around in Frankfort, KY

52
Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
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The average commuter time in Frankfort is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.16%
  • 5.46%
  • 1.73%

History of Frankfort

Learning the historical roots of the city is easy when you visit some of the places that Frankfort has to offer. Leslie Morris Park on Fort Hill comprises of over 120 of acres of forested land and serves as a reminder of the Civil War. The park is home to a log house that dates back to 1810 and it holds scheduled living history programs. The Capital City Museum is a 150-year-old building that was once known as the Capital Hotel. The museum is home to political, personal, and historical exhibits for you to explore.

Frankfort Outdoors

By covering over 47 acres, East Frankfort Park provides you a place to take the entire family on an outdoor adventure. The park has tennis courts, baseball fields, and a volleyball court which will satisfy those with a love for the game. A dog park is available for your furry friends and playgrounds are open for the younger crowd. Juniper Hill Park will also allow you to spend the day enjoying the great outdoors. The park is home to a swimming pool, horseshoe pits, and playgrounds. Picnic areas and grills are located here as well.

Art in the City

Art and culture are important to the city of Frankfort and if you want to get involved, you can visit one of the many art festivals held throughout the year. Art in the Gardens at Liberty Hall takes place in September and features over 50 exhibits that include paintings, sculptures, and photography. The downtown event is also home to children’s areas, live music, and craft displays. The Josephine Sculpture Park also has their annual event in September and features live music, art demonstrations, and workshops. Scavenger hunts and storytelling are just a few of the other activities that take place.