Franklin County Population 2017

Franklin County's estimated population is 39,156 with a growth rate of -0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County is the 34th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201639,156-271-0.69%
201539,427-58-0.15%
201439,485-89-0.22%
201339,574-300-0.75%
201239,874-138-0.34%
201140,012-19-0.05%
201040,031-288-0.71%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Franklin County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White38,41998.12%
Two or More Races4761.22%
Black or African American2030.52%
Asian1680.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1560.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%

Franklin County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Franklin County

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%
Thompsonville543530-13-2.39%
Buckner462446-16-3.46%
Orient358349-9-2.51%
Ewing307302-5-1.63%
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