Franklin, North Carolina Population 2020

4,130

Franklin is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,130, it is the 166th largest city in North Carolina and the 5306th largest city in the United States. Franklin is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 7.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,845 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Franklin has a population density of 843 people per square mile.

The average household income in Franklin is $46,211 with a poverty rate of 27.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $137,400. The median age in Franklin is 43.9 years, 39.4 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Franklin Demographics

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

  • White: 90.03%
  • Other race: 4.74%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.95%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Franklin, North Carolina is 4,130, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,845.

Franklin, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,55090.03%
Some Other Race1874.74%
Two or More Races862.18%
Black or African American771.95%
Asian220.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.53%

Franklin Population Pyramid 2020

Franklin Median Age

43.9


Total

39.4


Male

49.1


Female

Franklin Adults

There are 3,006 adults, (1,051 of whom are seniors) in Franklin.

Franklin Age Dependency

101.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Sex Ratio

Female

2,035

51.61%

Male

1,908

48.39%

Franklin Households and Families

Franklin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family50.6%49.4%
Male46%54%
Female39.1%60.9%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8862.0755.4
Non Family9151.1850.6
Married6402.969.4
Female2073.3539.1
Male1242.2746

2.84

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1706.11%
9th to 12th Grade30510.96%
High School Graduate85630.75%
Some College54819.68%
Associates Degree1816.50%
Bachelors Degree59421.34%
Graduate Degree1304.67%

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3332,085635
Hispanic27613153
Black6525
Other Race6312
Multiple Races633423
Asian222222
Native American2121

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,685$30,811$21,791
Less Than High School$$$9,038
High School Grad$16,944$23,323$12,171
Some College$30,313$31,023$29,306
Bachelors Degree$35,230$48,542$22,841
Graduate Degree$36,310$$37,202

$24,685

Average Earnings

$30,811

Average Male

$21,791

Average Female

Franklin Language

Franklin Language by Age

Franklin Language

84.11% of Franklin residents speak only English, while 15.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.30% of the population.

Franklin Poverty

Franklin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,03358119.16%
Hispanic67643464.20%
Other18716487.70%
Black775267.53%
Multiple861517.44%

27.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.00%

Male Poverty Rate

29.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Other, with 87.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Multiple, with 17.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School61.26%
High School24.88%
Bachelors or Greater15.33%
Some College3.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.07%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed24.74%
Male Employed15.35%

Franklin Income

Franklin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,089$46,211
Families$44,161$62,137
Married Families$54,194-
Non Families$20,456$26,562

Franklin Marital Status

Franklin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Franklin Marital Status by Race

Franklin Veterans

306

Number of Veterans

306

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Second Gulf War65
Korea55
First Gulf War17
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
75+149
18 to 3456
65 to 7454
55 to 6437
35 to 5410
Name Veterans % of Total
White29510.73%
Asian1150.00%

$Franklin Veterans by Education

22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.76%

Born in North Carolina

90.31%

Native Born

9.69%

Foreign Born

7.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.31% of Franklin residents were born in the United States, with 47.76% having been born in North Carolina. 7.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,130441.08%
20194,086441.09%
20184,042741.86%
20173,968441.12%
20163,924190.49%
20153,905270.70%
20143,878130.34%
20133,865-7-0.18%
20123,872-9-0.23%
20113,881-5-0.13%
20103,8863961.08%
20003,4906171.96%
19902,8732330.85%
19802,6400.00%