Franklin, California Population 2024

7,453

Franklin is a city located in Merced County California. Franklin has a 2024 population of 7,453. Franklin is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -3.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,709 in 2020.

The average household income in Franklin is $65,942 with a poverty rate of 20.66%. The median age in Franklin is 32.8 years: 33.3 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

Franklin Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Franklin was:

  • White: 36.45%
  • Asian: 24.39%
  • Other race: 20.27%
  • Two or more races: 15.06%
  • Black or African American: 3.13%
  • Native American: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,680.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.32% (-256)
The current population of Franklin, California is 7,453 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,709.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,76336.45%
Asian1,84924.39%
Other race1,53720.27%
Two or more races1,14215.06%
Black or African American2373.13%
Native American530.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin Population by Race

Franklin Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin Median Age

32.8

Total

33.3

Male

30.6

Female

Franklin Adults

There are 5,503 adults, (953 of whom are seniors) in Franklin.

Franklin Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Sex Ratio

Female3,77149.74%
Male3,81050.26%

Franklin Population by Age

Franklin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0853.6473.326.7
Married9514.2981.218.8
Non Family3961.280.319.7
Male3854.4378.421.6
Female3533.7338.861.2

4.03

Average Family Size

3.64

Average Household Size

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Franklin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade77615.96%
Associates Degree3857.92%
Bachelors Degree3537.26%
Graduate Degree811.67%
High School Graduate1,43629.54%
Less Than 9th Grade60112.36%
Some College1,23025.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Franklin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic2,2181,582183
White1,5571,000114
Other Race99553996
2+ Races80972126
Asian797623137
Black1861860
Native American534545

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.91%.

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,537$41,066$71,198
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$39,098$40,721$38,438
Less Than 9th Grade$33,573$48,136$21,571
Overall$44,385$46,332$43,381
Some College$47,440$52,510$46,651

$44,385

Average Earnings

$46,332

Average Male

$43,381

Average Female

Franklin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin Language

42.11% of Franklin residents speak only English, while 57.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.68% of the population.

Franklin Language

Franklin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,36272221.48%
Asian1,84942222.82%
Other1,53741627.07%
White1,94530615.73%
Black23710644.73%
Multiple1,142100.88%

20.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.27%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Black, with 44.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Multiple, with 0.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.03%.

Franklin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.19%
High School23.05%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed59.83%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed3.01%
Female Unemployed0%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$60,996$67,077
Households$55,911$65,942
Married Families$61,674$-999,999,999
Non Families-$41,163

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin 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 35-44.

Franklin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

227

Number of Veterans

217

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War84
Vietnam78
First Gulf War64
Korea0
World War II0

Franklin Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5494
65 to 7467
55 to 6437
75+29
18 to 340

Franklin Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1406.68%
2+ Races586.97%
Hispanic532.08%
Asian151.44%
Other Race141.08%

Franklin Veterans by Race

Franklin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

79.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.92%

Born in Franklin

77.77%

Native Born

22.23%

Foreign Born

4.92%

Non Citizen

17.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.77% of Franklin residents were born in the United States, with 72.92% having been born in California. 4.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,453-64-0.85%
20237,517-64-0.84%
20227,5811952.64%
20217,386-323-4.19%
20207,70978011.26%
20196,929-385-5.26%
20187,314-157-2.1%
20177,471-115-1.52%
20167,586751%
20157,5116719.81%
20146,8404797.53%
20136,3612844.67%
20126,0773115.39%
20115,766-383-6.23%
20106,14900%

Franklin Population by Year