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Frankfort is a township in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Frankfort. For links to other places called Frankfort, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Frankfort is 41.511N. The longitude is -87.852W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 41,292.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Frankfort demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60451 ZIP code.
21% of Frankfort residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Frankfort ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Frankfort was $27,369, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Frankfort residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Frankfort, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $631. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,536.
Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Frankfort political report.
The average commute time for Frankfort workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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