Franklin County, Illinois Population 2020

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%

How Many People Live in Franklin County, Illinois?

39,004

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,93896.96%
Two or More Races3860.99%
Black or African American3230.83%
Asian2230.57%
Some Other Race1160.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.06%

Franklin County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Franklin County, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

40.5


Male

44.3


Female

Franklin County, Illinois Adults

There are 30,436 adults, (7,756 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Illinois.

Franklin County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

19,842

50.71%

Male

19,285

49.29%

Franklin County, Illinois Households and Families

Franklin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Female59.8%40.2%
Male52.3%47.7%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1352.473.8
Married7,2053.0287
Non Family6,1331.2165.6
Female2,0613.3359.8
Male7363.5452.3

3

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8913.23%
9th to 12th Grade2,5009.06%
High School Graduate9,02232.69%
Some College7,80528.28%
Associates Degree2,98410.81%
Bachelors Degree2,86810.39%
Graduate Degree1,5255.53%

Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,68623,4504,194
Hispanic39530244
Asian21417298
Black14311623
Multiple Races14011731
Native American11111123
Other Race58583
Islander2517

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 45.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,104$40,834$23,763
Less Than High School$21,667$33,804$14,209
High School Grad$23,698$33,232$16,635
Some College$31,750$41,909$25,053
Bachelors Degree$44,811$52,468$41,472
Graduate Degree$56,397$65,282$52,300

$32,104

Average Earnings

$40,834

Average Male

$23,763

Average Female

Franklin County, Illinois Language

Franklin County, Illinois Language by Age

Franklin County, Illinois Language

98.27% of Franklin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,8037,04419.14%
Hispanic63523737.32%
Multiple37110628.57%
Asian2239643.05%
Black2838630.39%
Other1164135.34%
Islander25416.00%
Native11632.59%

19.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.23%

Male Poverty Rate

20.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Asian, with 43.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Native, with 2.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.40%
High School19.50%
Some College13.79%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.88%
Male Unemployed41.84%
Female Employed13.13%
Male Employed6.70%

Franklin County, Illinois Income

Franklin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,414$54,762
Families$52,351$63,667
Married Families$65,444-
Non Families$23,946$37,771

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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

3,106

Number of Veterans

2,880

Male Veterans

226

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,140
Second Gulf War538
First Gulf War482
Korea330
World War II166

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,03710.25%
Hispanic389.60%
Indian3228.83%
2 or More2010.99%
Black94.35%
Other813.79%

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

10.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Employment Status

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.26%

Born in Illinois

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.09% of Franklin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 82.26% having been born in Illinois. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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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