Franklin County, Massachusetts Population 2018

Franklin County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 70,702 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Massachusetts is the 12th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201770,702-214-0.30%
201670,9162980.42%
201670,618-185-0.26%
201570,803-392-0.55%
201471,195-116-0.16%
201371,311-320-0.45%
201271,631-27-0.04%
201171,6583050.43%
201071,3531,2611.80%
199070,0925,7758.98%
198064,3175,1078.63%
197059,2104,3467.92%
196054,8642,1174.01%
195052,7473,2946.66%
194049,453-159-0.32%
193049,6122510.51%
192049,3615,76113.21%
191043,6002,3915.80%
190041,2092,5996.73%
189038,6102,6097.25%
188036,0013,36610.31%
187032,6351,2013.82%
186031,4345641.83%
185030,8702,0587.14%
184028,812-689-2.34%
183029,5012330.80%
182029,2680.00%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White66,473
Two or More Races1,680
Asian1,143
Black or African American884
Some Other Race504
American Indian and Alaska Native173
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander59

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

Franklin County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Franklin County, Massachusetts Median Age

45.4


Total

44


Male

47


Female

Franklin County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 57,938 adults, (12,907 of which are seniors) in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

36,195

51.04%

Male

34,721

48.96%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Franklin County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All68.6%31.4%
Male60.6%39.4%
Non Family53%47%
Female53%47%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Massachusetts Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,3892.2868.6
Married13,6172.9587.1
Non Family12,3981.353
Female2,9812.9953
Male1,3932.8660.6

2.85

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Massachusetts Households

Franklin County, Massachusetts Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0141.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,7735.29%
High School Graduate14,44027.56%
Some College9,71218.53%
Associates Degree5,65210.79%
Bachelors Degree9,74918.60%
Graduate Degree9,06417.30%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,10645,98917,548
Hispanic1,198926331
Asian871666454
Multiple Races774680304
Black486335162
Other Race23917947
Native American958742
Islander424215

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 52.12%.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,934$42,266$31,679
Less Than High School$18,183$20,202$15,861
High School Grad$30,985$39,676$22,027
Some College$35,309$41,382$31,447
Bachelors Degree$41,293$46,650$37,081
Graduate Degree$51,733$64,016$45,597

$36,934

Average Earnings

$42,266

Average Male

$31,679

Average Female

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language

93.16% of Franklin County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 6.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.51% of the population.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,9266,46610.11%
Hispanic2,47763325.56%
Black78542253.76%
Multiple1,66136622.03%
Other44719744.07%
Asian1,136807.04%
Native1734425.43%

11.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.56%

Male Poverty Rate

12.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts is Black, with 53.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts is Asian, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.47%
High School10.61%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.68%
Female Unemployed29.90%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed4.32%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Income

Franklin County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,347$72,381
Families$73,782$88,007
Married Families$85,106$100,343
Non Families$31,887$46,833

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, Massachusetts 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 35To44.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

5,352

Number of Veterans

5,031

Male Veterans

321

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,069
Korea566
First Gulf War538
Second Gulf War518
World War II364

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,526
75+1,325
55 to 641,192
35 to 541,050
18 to 34259

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2259.52%
Hispanic885.29%
2 or More697.51%
Black284.78%
Other225.43%
Asian80.87%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

5.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment Status

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Franklin County, Massachusetts

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greenfield Town174561745600.00%
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