Franklin County, Illinois Population 2019

Franklin County, Illinois's estimated population is 39,004 with a growth rate of -0.23% 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
201838,701-303-0.78%
201739,004-89-0.23%
201639,093-297-0.75%
201539,390-55-0.14%
201439,445-108-0.27%
201339,553-309-0.78%
201239,862-165-0.41%
201140,027-8-0.02%
201040,035-284-0.70%
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
White38,162
Two or More Races392
Black or African American282
Asian213
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Some Other Race107
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

Franklin County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Franklin County, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

40.6


Male

44


Female

Franklin County, Illinois Adults

There are 30,587 adults, (7,692 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Illinois.

Franklin County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

20,000

50.89%

Male

19,302

49.11%

Franklin County, Illinois Households and Families

Franklin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All72%28%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Male59.1%40.9%
Female56.9%43.1%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3462.3872
Married7,3042.9984.8
Non Family6,1891.1863.5
Female2,0483.3656.9
Male8053.559.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9633.49%
9th to 12th Grade2,5609.27%
High School Graduate8,81731.91%
Some College8,24829.85%
Associates Degree2,83910.28%
Bachelors Degree2,7249.86%
Graduate Degree1,4765.34%

Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,77723,4254,009
Hispanic32122726
Asian199168108
Multiple Races15312440
Black13311016
Native American10410417
Other Race5842
Islander3817

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 asian people with a rate of 54.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,188$39,891$22,457
Less Than High School$21,654$28,362$12,895
High School Grad$25,399$36,746$17,188
Some College$29,463$38,870$22,808
Bachelors Degree$43,240$53,696$40,362
Graduate Degree$60,000$64,924$52,159

$31,188

Average Earnings

$39,891

Average Male

$22,457

Average Female

Franklin County, Illinois Language

Franklin County, Illinois Language by Age

Franklin County, Illinois Language

97.64% of Franklin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,9757,09119.18%
Hispanic61529748.29%
Multiple37313435.92%
Asian2138439.44%
Black2286126.75%
Other1063835.85%
Islander381128.95%
Native10821.85%

19.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.25%

Male Poverty Rate

21.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 48.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Native, with 1.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.35%
High School18.86%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.78%
Male Unemployed38.10%
Female Employed14.18%
Male Employed6.29%

Franklin County, Illinois Income

Franklin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,454$51,599
Families$51,081$60,972
Married Families$63,144$72,326
Non Families$21,805$34,108

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans

3,117

Number of Veterans

2,852

Male Veterans

265

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,239
Second Gulf War467
First Gulf War441
Korea365
World War II207

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,04710.23%
Indian2927.88%
2 or More199.60%
Black1810.40%
Hispanic143.56%
Other46.15%

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

11.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Employment Status

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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