Franklin County, Kentucky Population 2019

Franklin County, Kentucky's estimated population is 50,504 with a growth rate of 0.38% 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
201850,8153110.62%
201750,5041910.38%
201650,3132170.43%
201550,0963460.70%
201449,7502530.51%
201349,497220.04%
201249,4751520.31%
201149,323570.12%
201049,2665,48512.53%
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
White41,340
Black or African American4,986
Two or More Races1,754
Asian912
Some Other Race825
American Indian and Alaska Native143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Franklin County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Franklin County, Kentucky Median Age

40.7


Total

39.3


Male

42.1


Female

Franklin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 39,446 adults, (8,114 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Kentucky.

Franklin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

25,467

50.97%

Male

24,502

49.03%

Franklin County, Kentucky Households and Families

Franklin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Male49.8%50.2%
Female40.9%59.1%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7862.3263.2
Married9,137382.5
Non Family8,0891.250.2
Female2,6923.1340.9
Male8683.0649.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6454.72%
9th to 12th Grade2,7767.96%
High School Graduate10,67330.60%
Some College7,90622.66%
Associates Degree1,9685.64%
Bachelors Degree6,18917.74%
Graduate Degree3,72510.68%

Franklin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,04626,4228,302
Black2,8832,607996
Hispanic77450280
Asian633434358
Other Race48727788
Multiple Races473436131
Native American13779
Islander999

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,478$37,878$33,069
Less Than High School$19,507$21,197$14,591
High School Grad$29,357$31,647$26,235
Some College$36,243$41,389$32,279
Bachelors Degree$42,869$48,553$40,214
Graduate Degree$47,288$56,625$43,120

$35,478

Average Earnings

$37,878

Average Male

$33,069

Average Female

Franklin County, Kentucky Language

Franklin County, Kentucky Language by Age

Franklin County, Kentucky Language

94.77% of Franklin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,0954,92712.29%
Black4,14459914.45%
Hispanic1,43653637.33%
Other80631939.58%
Multiple1,60929618.40%
Asian906404.42%
Native1432316.08%

13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.40%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky is Other, with 39.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky is Asian, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.42%
High School11.16%
Some College6.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.43%
Male Unemployed32.68%
Female Employed7.00%
Male Employed5.12%

Franklin County, Kentucky Income

Franklin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,539$65,285
Families$66,952$78,333
Married Families$80,736-
Non Families$34,996$42,621

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans

3,071

Number of Veterans

2,834

Male Veterans

237

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,242
First Gulf War524
Second Gulf War311
Korea262
World War II252

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7768.37%
Black2215.15%
2 or More6411.49%
Hispanic384.08%
Other101.80%

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment Status

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Franklin County, Kentucky

  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