dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Frankfort, Indiana

Frankfort, Indiana, in Clinton county, is 21 miles SE of Lafayette, Indiana and 40 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The people of the city are in the Lafayette metropolitan area.

Frankfort History

John Nicholas and William Pence were the earliest settlers in this area. They settled here in 1829. The following year they donated 60 acres of land to the county commissioners. William Douglas laid out the Town of Frankfurt on this tract of land, and the plat was filed in June of 1830.

Frankfort and nearby Attractions

  • Frankfort Country Club
  • Frankfort TPA Park
  • Dorner Park
  • Gem City Park
  • Cool Lake Golf Club
  • Broadview Lake Campground

Things To Do In Frankfort

There are countless opportunities for outdoor recreation in and around Frankfort. A number of golf courses are also nearby. Local TPA park has a public pool and other facilities like playgrounds, picnic spots and paved walking paths. The most anticipated local festival is the Hot Dog Festival, which is celebrated every July.

Frankfort Transportation

Indianapolis International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Frankfort Higher Education

Higher education can be obtained from Purdue University, Butler University and Ivy Tech State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,447
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+7,080
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married44.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,829
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,851
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,304

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,231
% Above Poverty Level84.5%
% Below Poverty Level15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.4%
Median Gross Rent$643
Median House Value$79,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.5%
Irish9.4%
English8.4%
Dutch1.7%
Scottish1.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Polish0.9%
Italian0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Swedish0.4%
Russian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Greek0.1%
German0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
+ Show More

Frankfort Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clinton County
Standard Zip Codes46041, 46058
Phone Area Codes765
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude40.28
Approximate Longitude-86.51

Frankfort Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFRANKFORT DISPOSAL PLANT
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches
StationDELPHI 3 S
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationWHITESTOWN
Distance21.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colfax781$50,577
Kirklin914$45,227
Michigantown520$56,458
Mulberry1,355$60,972
Rossville1,539$55,375
Thorntown1,637$49,922

Frankfort Public Libraries

Frankfort Community Public Library-clinton County Contractua
208 WEST CLINTON STREET
Frankfort, Indiana
(765) 654-8746

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Frankfort Hospitals

St Vincent Frankfort Hospital Inc
(Non-profit)
1300 S Jackson St
(765) 656-3000

Frankfort Public Schools

Clinton Prairie Elem School
2500 S Cr 450 W
ZIP: 46041
(765) 654-4473
Primary
Total Enrollment 594
Clinton Prairie Jr-sr Hs
2400 S Cr 450 W
ZIP: 46041
(765) 659-3305
High
Total Enrollment 488
Frankfort Middle School
329 N Maish Rd
ZIP: 46041
(765) 659-3321
Middle
Total Enrollment 755
Frankfort Senior High School
1 S Maish Rd
ZIP: 46041
(765) 654-8545
High
Total Enrollment 831
Green Meadows Intermediate Elem
1900 S Jackson St
ZIP: 46041
(765) 659-3233
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Suncrest Elementary Sch
1608 W Kyger St
ZIP: 46041
(765) 659-6265
Primary
Total Enrollment 688

Frankfort Private Schools

Frankfort Covenant Academy
1234 Rossville Ave
ZIP: 46041
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 51
Sources :
Study Online in Frankfort
Additional Resources
Info for Frankfort Government Officials


Are you an official in the Frankfort government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.