Franklin County, Virginia Population 2019

Franklin County, Virginia's estimated population is 56,326 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Virginia is the 32nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201856,195-131-0.23%
201756,3261780.32%
201656,148-79-0.14%
201556,227-41-0.07%
201456,268-7-0.01%
201356,275-19-0.03%
201256,294-47-0.08%
201156,3411550.28%
201056,18616,63742.07%
199039,5493,80910.66%
198035,7408,88233.07%
197026,8589333.60%
196025,9251,3655.56%
195024,560-1,304-5.04%
194025,8641,5276.27%
193024,337-1,946-7.40%
192026,283-197-0.74%
191026,4805272.03%
190025,9539683.87%
189024,985-99-0.39%
188025,0846,82037.34%
187018,264-1,834-9.13%
186020,0982,66815.31%
185017,4301,59810.09%
184015,8329216.18%
183014,9112,89424.08%
182012,0171,29312.06%
181010,7241,42215.29%
18009,3022,46035.95%
17906,8420.00%

Franklin County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White50,101
Black or African American4,493
Two or More Races706
Some Other Race622
Asian226
American Indian and Alaska Native129

Franklin County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Franklin County, Virginia Median Age

46


Total

45.2


Male

47.2


Female

Franklin County, Virginia Adults

There are 45,332 adults, (12,025 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Virginia.

Franklin County, Virginia Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,646

50.90%

Male

27,631

49.10%

Franklin County, Virginia Households and Families

Franklin County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Male61.8%38.2%
Female61.4%38.6%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2032.3679.3
Married12,9082.8490.4
Non Family6,9251.1467.2
Female2,4463.0861.4
Male9242.9161.8

2.79

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1625.32%
9th to 12th Grade3,4558.51%
High School Graduate13,39932.99%
Some College9,42623.21%
Associates Degree3,7899.33%
Bachelors Degree5,05012.43%
Graduate Degree3,3388.22%

Franklin County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,29231,3617,998
Black3,0422,586227
Hispanic616429
Other Race24218749
Multiple Races23219513
Asian226226101
Native American8175

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,635$39,199$30,882
Less Than High School$22,590$26,264$15,729
High School Grad$29,564$33,750$23,429
Some College$32,222$40,516$28,448
Bachelors Degree$48,606$53,031$43,074
Graduate Degree$51,649$64,457$50,268

$34,635

Average Earnings

$39,199

Average Male

$30,882

Average Female

Franklin County, Virginia Language

Franklin County, Virginia Language by Age

Franklin County, Virginia Language

96.56% of Franklin County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,0376,51913.57%
Black4,03671817.79%
Hispanic1,35448035.45%
Other57539268.17%
Multiple62426141.83%

14.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.61%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Virginia is Other, with 68.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Virginia is White, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.64%
High School13.05%
Some College10.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.03%
Male Unemployed31.08%
Female Employed8.52%
Male Employed6.67%

Franklin County, Virginia Income

Franklin County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,208$65,159
Families$63,251$76,450
Married Families$69,890-
Non Families$24,892$34,424

Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status

Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans

4,209

Number of Veterans

3,973

Male Veterans

236

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,930
First Gulf War605
Korea452
Second Gulf War280
World War II106

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0109.87%
Black1494.13%
Hispanic475.06%
Other267.58%
2 or More194.99%
Indian54.42%

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Virginia Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Franklin County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rocky Mount47774798210.44%
Boones Mill234232-2-0.85%
  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