Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Franklin County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 154,234 with a growth rate of 0.44% 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
2017153,003-1,231-0.80%
2017154,2346700.44%
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
White142,343
Black or African American6,033
Two or More Races1,914
Asian1,526
Some Other Race827
American Indian and Alaska Native300
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41.3


Total

39.6


Male

42.9


Female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 118,218 adults, (28,244 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

77,468

50.63%

Male

75,535

49.37%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All70.6%29.4%
Male64.1%35.9%
Non Family55%45%
Female48%52%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All60,1022.5170.6
Married32,4603.184.5
Non Family19,0641.2155
Female6,1123.1848
Male2,4663.1964.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade4,0183.78%
9th to 12th Grade9,6699.11%
High School Graduate45,04342.42%
Some College16,84215.86%
Associates Degree8,7268.22%
Bachelors Degree13,00312.25%
Graduate Degree8,8868.37%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,63286,07220,401
Hispanic3,7622,428514
Black3,1982,625554
Asian971791335
Multiple Races52747584
Other Race49027453
Native American1641647
Islander3717

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 34.50%.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,390$43,468$30,791
Less Than High School$27,330$31,835$21,089
High School Grad$33,010$40,160$24,753
Some College$39,922$49,264$31,995
Bachelors Degree$47,339$54,875$40,759
Graduate Degree$62,467$76,739$59,570

$37,390

Average Earnings

$43,468

Average Male

$30,791

Average Female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language

93.34% of Franklin County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White134,01511,9618.93%
Hispanic7,7191,91524.81%
Black5,5731,52127.29%
Multiple1,84833718.24%
Other75315520.58%
Asian1,506674.45%
Islander604371.67%
Native29620.68%

10.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.50%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 71.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 0.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.34%.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.55%
High School8.43%
Some College5.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.26%
Male Unemployed25.66%
Female Employed5.46%
Male Employed2.91%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Income

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,267$72,587
Families$70,678$84,534
Married Families$79,024$93,323
Non Families$33,850$43,413

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

12,886

Number of Veterans

11,879

Male Veterans

1,007

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,653
First Gulf War2,718
Second Gulf War1,915
Korea1,260
World War II815

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,129
65 to 743,125
35 to 543,114
55 to 642,590
18 to 34928

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,37611.12%
Black3799.67%
Hispanic2365.00%
2 or More627.11%
Other315.08%
Asian191.65%
Indian198.44%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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