Franklin County, Illinois Population 2018

Franklin County, Illinois's estimated population is 39,041 with a growth rate of -1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Illinois is the 34th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201739,041-462-1.17%
201639,5034111.05%
201639,092-305-0.77%
201539,397-45-0.11%
201439,442-96-0.24%
201339,538-313-0.79%
201239,851-167-0.42%
201140,018-9-0.02%
201040,027-292-0.72%
199040,319-2,882-6.67%
198043,2014,87212.71%
197038,329-952-2.42%
196039,281-9,404-19.32%
195048,685-4,452-8.38%
194053,137-6,305-10.61%
193059,4422,1493.75%
192057,29331,350120.84%
191025,9436,26831.86%
190019,6752,53714.80%
189017,1381,0096.26%
188016,1293,47727.48%
187012,6523,25934.70%
18609,3933,71265.34%
18505,6811,99954.29%
18403,682-401-9.82%
18304,0832,320131.59%
18201,7630.00%

Franklin County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,420
Two or More Races394
Black or African American241
Asian222
American Indian and Alaska Native123
Some Other Race75
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander28

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Franklin County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Franklin County, Illinois Median Age

41.9


Total

40.3


Male

43.8


Female

Franklin County, Illinois Adults

There are 30,733 adults, (7,664 of which are seniors) in Franklin County, Illinois.

Franklin County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

20,069

50.80%

Male

19,434

49.20%

Franklin County, Illinois Households and Families

Franklin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All72.5%27.5%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Male61.2%38.8%
Female59.7%40.3%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1802.4172.5
Married7,4633.0384.6
Non Family6,1061.1762.9
Female1,8903.5659.7
Male7213.6261.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Illinois Households

Franklin County, Illinois Education

Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8573.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,5489.20%
High School Graduate9,22033.27%
Some College8,06429.10%
Associates Degree2,78910.06%
Bachelors Degree2,80510.12%
Graduate Degree1,4275.15%

Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,91323,6854,054
Hispanic28518924
Asian201173103
Multiple Races16813551
Black14411814
Native American8888
Islander288
Other Race2715

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.24%.

Franklin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,668$39,402$23,127
Less Than High School$25,395$30,833$15,086
High School Grad$26,398$34,808$18,566
Some College$28,319$37,456$22,674
Bachelors Degree$43,558$52,077$39,707
Graduate Degree$60,513$64,901$51,402

$30,668

Average Earnings

$39,402

Average Male

$23,127

Average Female

Franklin County, Illinois Language

Franklin County, Illinois Language by Age

Franklin County, Illinois Language

97.71% of Franklin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4126,87118.37%
Hispanic56528550.44%
Multiple38915640.10%
Asian2228839.64%
Black1856434.59%
Native1233326.83%
Other741216.22%
Islander281242.86%

19.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.82%

Male Poverty Rate

20.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 50.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Other, with 16.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.56%
High School17.35%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater7.04%

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.20%
Male Unemployed38.71%
Female Employed10.58%
Male Employed7.64%

Franklin County, Illinois Income

Franklin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,507$51,417
Families$51,053$60,180
Married Families$61,275$69,993
Non Families$22,326$34,532

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by War

3,074

Number of Veterans

2,834

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,291
First Gulf War429
Second Gulf War361
Korea328
World War II217

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74903
75+779
35 to 54572
55 to 64550
18 to 34270

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,99910.01%
Indian3539.77%
Black2112.50%
2 or More198.68%
Hispanic20.57%

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Employment Status

Franklin County, Illinois Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Employment by Race

Franklin County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Franklin County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
West Frankfort81778001-176-2.15%
Benton70876990-97-1.37%
Christopher28172756-61-2.17%
Sesser19311890-41-2.12%
Zeigler18011749-52-2.89%
Royalton11511126-25-2.17%
Valier669652-17-2.54%
West City661650-11-1.66%
North City608592-16-2.63%
Thompsonville543530-13-2.39%
Buckner462446-16-3.46%
Orient358349-9-2.51%
Hanaford327316-11-3.36%
Ewing307302-5-1.63%
Freeman Spur 292290-2-0.68%
Macedonia 6362-1-1.59%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990