Frankfort, Kansas

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Frankfort, Kansas

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High Points

Frankfort strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Frankfort Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Frankfort Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Frankfort Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Frankfort, Kansas

Comparing Frankfort to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Frankfort Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles NW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 66427
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.705
Longitude -96.416

Frankfort Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
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Frankfort Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 855 100%
Male 401 46.9%
Female 454 53.1%
Under 18 173 20.2%
18+ 682 79.8%
65+ 287 33.6%
Median Age 46.2
Average Family Size 2.81
White 840 98.2%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Frankfort Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 795
Growth -60
Growth % -7%

Frankfort Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 30.8%
English 14.7%
Irish 13.4%
US/American 12.5%
Swedish 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Scottish 2.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Czech 1.8%
Czechoslovakian 1.5%
Swiss 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Welsh 1%
Norwegian 0.7%
European 0.7%
Austrian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Frankfort, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lillis (66427)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frankfort 855 $34,545
Axtell 445 $35,000
Beattie 277 $36,875
Blue Rapids 1,088 $37,273
Centralia 534 $32,625
Marysville 3,271 $40,427
Waterville 681 $38,472

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Frankfort City Library
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Serves 172 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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