Franklin, Tennessee Population 2021

87,237
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Franklin is a city located in Williamson County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Williamson County. With a 2020 population of 87,237, it is the 7th largest city in Tennessee and the 392nd largest city in the United States . Franklin is currently growing at a rate of 2.43% annually and its population has increased by 39.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,487 in 2010. Franklin reached it's highest population of 87,237 in 2021. Spanning over 42 miles, Franklin has a population density of 2,098 people per square mile.

The average household income in Franklin is $123,066 with a poverty rate of 6.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,481 per month, and the median house value is $412,400. The median age in Franklin is 38.4 years, 37.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Franklin Demographics

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

  • White: 83.53%
  • Asian: 6.82%
  • Black or African American: 6.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Franklin, Tennessee is 87,237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 81,027.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,487.

Franklin, Tennessee Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,993,50029,5901.48%
20201,963,91029,5901.51%
20191,934,32029,5901.53%
20181,904,73030,2101.59%
20171,874,52033,2301.77%
20161,841,29036,6201.99%
20151,804,67036,3202.01%
20141,768,35033,3401.89%
20131,735,01031,4001.81%
20121,703,61029,0801.71%
20111,674,53023,7001.42%
20101,650,8300.00%

Franklin Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White65,10583.53%
Asian5,3196.82%
Black or African American5,1786.64%
Two or More Races1,8242.34%
Some Other Race4700.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.06%
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Franklin Population by Race

Franklin Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklin Median Age

38.4


Total

37.4


Male

39.6


Female

Franklin Adults

There are 58,761 adults, (10,064 of whom are seniors) in Franklin.

Franklin Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Sex Ratio

Female

41,003

52.61%

Male

36,936

47.39%

Franklin Population by Age

Franklin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All66.4%33.6%
Female57.4%42.6%
Male50.9%49.1%
Non Family44.5%55.5%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,9472.5966.4
Married18,1903.0878.3
Non Family8,2331.344.5
Female2,7253.157.4
Male7993.0350.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Franklin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0672.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,5152.88%
High School Graduate6,69312.71%
Some College7,94415.09%
Associates Degree3,0625.81%
Bachelors Degree20,15438.27%
Graduate Degree12,22323.21%
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Franklin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White41,80341,03226,730
Black3,7603,1331,289
Asian3,4413,3643,047
Hispanic2,8021,710742
2+ Races843802547
Other Race296281138
Native American373729

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 88.55%.

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,243$78,985$42,943
Less Than 9th Grade$25,191$29,575$18,480
High School Graduate$31,236$33,462$27,336
Some College$43,085$52,196$30,971
Bachelors Degree$64,835$89,680$44,388
Graduate Degree$85,927$103,553$62,728

$58,243

Average Earnings

$78,985

Average Male

$42,943

Average Female

Franklin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin Language by Age

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Franklin Language

87.12% of Franklin residents speak only English, while 12.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.39% of the population.

Franklin Language

Franklin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,0862,8524.75%
Hispanic5,3431,17021.90%
Black5,15166612.93%
Asian5,2973757.08%
Multiple1,8241186.47%
Other470194.04%

6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.11%

Male Poverty Rate

8.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Hispanic, with 21.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Other, with 4.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.57%.

Franklin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.24%
High School10.93%
Some College4.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.20%
Female Unemployed19.25%
Female Employed5.08%
Male Employed2.17%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$98,231$123,066
Families$114,403$139,724
Married Families$126,449-
Non Families$54,663$75,770
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Income by Household Type

Franklin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin Married by Age and Sex

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Franklin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Franklin Marital Status by Race

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Franklin Marital Status

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3,297

Number of Veterans

2,968

Male Veterans

329

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,037
First Gulf War876
Second Gulf War521
Korea336
World War II167

Franklin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+896
35 to 54767
65 to 74758
55 to 64625
18 to 34251

Franklin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9265.92%
Black1984.68%
2+ Races11912.09%
Asian541.45%

Franklin Veterans by Race

Franklin Veterans by Education

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2.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin Employment by Age

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Franklin Employment by Race

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Franklin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.35%

Born in Franklin

88.28%

Native Born

11.72%

Foreign Born

7.66%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.28% of Franklin residents were born in the United States, with 36.35% having been born in Tennessee. 7.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Franklin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202187,2372,0702.43%
202085,1672,0702.49%
201983,0972,0702.55%
201881,0272,7623.53%
201778,2653,5704.78%
201674,6952,1222.92%
201572,5731,9532.77%
201470,6201,7442.53%
201368,8762,5173.79%
201266,3592,0023.11%
201164,3571,5372.45%
201062,82020,9784.15%
200041,84221,7447.61%
199020,0987,6914.94%
198012,4073,0032.81%
19709,4042,4273.03%
19606,9771,5022.45%
19505,4751,3552.88%
19404,1207432.01%
19303,3772540.79%
19203,1231990.66%
19102,9247242.89%
19002,2000.00%

Franklin Population by Year