Frankfort, KY 40601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Frankfort, KY 40601

Acceptable Alternative
Hatton, KY 40601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,694
  • Single Family Addresses: 21,171
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,902
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.2, Longitude -84.948
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40601 has segments in 5 Counties (Anderson, Franklin, Henry, Shelby, Woodford).

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Frankfort, KY 40601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,916
Population in Households 49,006
Population in Familes 37,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,910
Population Density1 236
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 21,425
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 13,157
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,170 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,255 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,484 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $148,151
Average Home Value $187,904


Median Household Income $47,522
Average Household Income $61,803
Per Capita Income $26,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.47%
Households 0.48% 0.48%
Families 0.23% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Frankfort, KY 40601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40601 to the other 755 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 5 99th
Population Density1 # 121 84th
Diversity Index2 # 55 93rd
Median Household Income # 144 81st
Per Capita Income # 77 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.