Franklin County, Kentucky Population 2018

Franklin County, Kentucky's estimated population is 50,485 with a growth rate of 1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Kentucky is the 19th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201750,4855031.01%
201649,982-259-0.52%
201650,2412330.47%
201550,0083200.64%
201449,6882640.53%
201349,42440.01%
201249,4201260.26%
201149,294310.06%
201049,2635,48212.52%
199043,7811,9514.66%
198041,8307,34921.31%
197034,4815,06017.20%
196029,4213,48813.45%
195025,9332,62511.26%
194023,3082,24410.65%
193021,0641,7078.82%
192019,357-1,778-8.41%
191021,1352831.36%
190020,852-415-1.95%
189021,2672,56813.73%
188018,6993,39922.22%
187015,3002,60620.53%
186012,6942321.86%
185012,4623,04232.29%
18409,4201661.79%
18309,254-1,770-16.06%
182011,0243,01137.58%
18108,0132,93557.80%
18005,0780.00%

Franklin County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,377
Black or African American5,149
Two or More Races1,720
Asian881
Some Other Race737
American Indian and Alaska Native108
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Franklin County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Median Age

40.8


Total

39.4


Male

42.1


Female

Franklin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 39,486 adults, (8,047 of which are seniors) in Franklin County, Kentucky.

Franklin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

25,596

51.21%

Male

24,386

48.79%

Franklin County, Kentucky Households and Families

Franklin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Male49.8%50.2%
Female39.5%60.5%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9782.362.6
Married9,0332.9682
Non Family8,4811.1950.2
Female2,5793.2739.5
Male8853.449.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Kentucky Households

Franklin County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7715.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,5297.28%
High School Graduate10,64930.67%
Some College8,21923.67%
Associates Degree1,7244.97%
Bachelors Degree6,06517.47%
Graduate Degree3,76410.84%

Franklin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,11626,5768,477
Black2,7092,487764
Hispanic72243647
Asian597424359
Multiple Races574532131
Other Race42820466
Native American10024
Islander101010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Franklin County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,976$37,497$31,800
Less Than High School$19,526$20,742$15,698
High School Grad$28,851$32,134$23,799
Some College$33,987$37,797$30,957
Bachelors Degree$44,065$50,935$40,524
Graduate Degree$46,544$54,952$42,750

$34,976

Average Earnings

$37,497

Average Male

$31,800

Average Female

Franklin County, Kentucky Language

Franklin County, Kentucky Language by Age

Franklin County, Kentucky Language

95.06% of Franklin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,0485,11912.78%
Black4,2971,01423.60%
Hispanic1,34750037.12%
Multiple1,56536623.39%
Other72027738.47%
Asian87516919.31%
Native1082624.07%

14.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.88%

Male Poverty Rate

15.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky is Other, with 38.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky is White, with 12.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.34%.

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.95%
High School13.64%
Some College6.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.72%
Female Unemployed33.53%
Female Employed9.26%
Male Employed5.73%

Franklin County, Kentucky Income

Franklin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,999$62,670
Families$64,203$75,543
Married Families$78,136$
Non Families$33,082$41,076

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,422

Number of Veterans

3,197

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,232
First Gulf War560
Second Gulf War379
World War II333
Korea281

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74947
75+858
35 to 54836
55 to 64490
18 to 34291

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1309.43%
Black2064.81%
2 or More7711.08%
Hispanic353.95%
Other91.87%

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment Status

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Franklin County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Frankfort27269278856162.26%
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