Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Franklin County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 154,234 with a growth rate of 1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Pennsylvania is the 23rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017154,2341,5271.00%
2016152,707-857-0.56%
2016153,5646610.43%
2015152,9034440.29%
2014152,4596040.40%
2013151,8553780.25%
2012151,4775250.35%
2011150,9521,0220.68%
2010149,93028,84823.83%
1990121,0827,4536.56%
1980113,62912,79612.69%
1970100,83312,66114.36%
196088,17212,24516.13%
195075,9276,5499.44%
194069,3784,3686.72%
193065,0102,7354.39%
192062,2752,5004.18%
191059,7754,8738.88%
190054,9023,4696.74%
189051,4331,5783.17%
188049,8554,4909.90%
187045,3653,2397.69%
186042,1262,2225.57%
185039,9042,1115.59%
184037,7932,7567.87%
183035,0373,1459.86%
182031,8928,80938.16%
181023,0833,44517.54%
180019,6383,98325.44%
179015,6550.00%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White142,099
Black or African American5,867
Two or More Races1,930
Asian1,581
Some Other Race876
American Indian and Alaska Native307
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47

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

Franklin County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.9


Total

39.7


Male

42.3


Female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 117,737 adults, (27,793 of which are seniors) in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

77,669

50.86%

Male

75,038

49.14%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All71%29%
Male63.9%36.1%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female49.2%50.8%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All59,3922.5371
Married32,7363.184.1
Non Family18,3751.2155.6
Female5,8503.2749.2
Male2,4313.1963.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Households

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2424.01%
9th to 12th Grade9,9789.44%
High School Graduate45,58343.13%
Some College16,29015.41%
Associates Degree8,3987.95%
Bachelors Degree13,10312.40%
Graduate Degree8,0937.66%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,40684,93919,626
Hispanic3,5492,370400
Black3,1032,683665
Asian1,071920417
Multiple Races560540106
Other Race44418743
Native American1111114
Islander3315

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 native american people with a rate of 38.94%.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,379$42,094$29,554
Less Than High School$26,171$33,582$16,691
High School Grad$31,898$39,201$23,259
Some College$37,878$47,023$31,293
Bachelors Degree$46,985$55,869$41,086
Graduate Degree$61,848$69,830$57,923

$36,379

Average Earnings

$42,094

Average Male

$29,554

Average Female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language

93.07% of Franklin County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White134,28113,3009.90%
Hispanic7,3892,24030.32%
Black5,4091,69131.26%
Multiple1,85945124.26%
Other80819624.26%
Asian1,560623.97%
Native3055718.69%
Islander473268.09%

11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.53%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 68.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.50%.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.60%
High School9.04%
Some College5.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.01%
Male Unemployed33.48%
Female Employed6.24%
Male Employed3.65%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Income

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,751$69,480
Families$67,124$80,025
Married Families$75,664$88,701
Non Families$32,986$42,424

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

12,683

Number of Veterans

11,604

Male Veterans

1,079

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,560
First Gulf War2,345
Second Gulf War1,678
Korea1,364
World War II923

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,231
65 to 743,001
35 to 542,973
55 to 642,506
18 to 34972

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,19911.01%
Black3599.30%
Hispanic1733.81%
Asian716.03%
2 or More535.98%
Other10.16%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chambersburg20268206914232.09%
Waynesboro10568108452772.62%
Shippensburg 54925559671.22%
Greencastle39964035390.98%
Mont Alto17081730221.29%
Mercersburg15611554-7-0.45%
Orrstown26226531.15%
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