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Frankfort, Ohio
Village
Location of Frankfort, Ohio
Location of Frankfort, Ohio
Location of Frankfort in Ross County
Location of Frankfort in Ross County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ross
Area
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.46 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.46 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
738 ft (225 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,064
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,048
 • Density 1,858.16/sq mi (717.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45628
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-28182
GNIS feature ID 1064673

Frankfort is a village in Ross County, Ohio, United States, along the North Fork of Paint Creek. The village is located in Concord Township. The population was 1,064 at the 2010 census.

History

Frankfort was originally called Oldtown, and under the latter name was laid out in 1816. A post office called Old Town was established in 1817, and the name was changed to Frankfort in 1834. Frankfort was incorporated as a village in 1827.

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Geography

Frankfort is located at 39°24′20″N 83°10′56″W / 39.40556°N 83.18222°W / 39.40556; -83.18222 (39.405687, -83.182219).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 553
1860 551 −0.4%
1870 519 −5.8%
1880 548 5.6%
1890 667 21.7%
1900 717 7.5%
1910 734 2.4%
1920 776 5.7%
1930 764 −1.5%
1940 839 9.8%
1950 869 3.6%
1960 871 0.2%
1970 949 9.0%
1980 1,008 6.2%
1990 1,065 5.7%
2000 1,011 −5.1%
2010 1,064 5.2%
2019 (est.) 1,048 −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,064 people, 448 households, and 279 families living in the village. The population density was 1,900.0 inhabitants per square mile (733.6/km2). There were 511 housing units at an average density of 912.5 per square mile (352.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 92.6% White, 3.9% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 448 households, of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 41.2 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

Arts and culture

Frankfort is the home of the International Sunflower Festival, a three-day event held annually on the last full weekend of July.

Education

Frankfort is served by the Adena Local School System, a K-12 school that jointly serves Concord, Union, and Deerfield townships.

Frankfort has a public library, a branch of the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library.

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