Franklin, Virginia Population 2020

7,897
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Franklin is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,897, it is the 46th largest city in Virginia and the 3663rd largest city in the United States. Franklin is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -7.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,582 in 2010. Franklin reached it's highest population of 8,581 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Franklin has a population density of 954 people per square mile.

The average household income in Franklin is $58,059 with a poverty rate of 16.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $876 per month, and the median house value is $168,300. The median age in Franklin is 38.9 years, 37 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.5 males.

Franklin Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 58.86%
  • White: 37.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.58%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Franklin, Virginia is 7,897, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,013.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,582.

Franklin, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,83358.86%
White3,04937.13%
Two or More Races2122.58%
Some Other Race901.10%
Asian270.33%
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Franklin Population Pyramid 2020

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Franklin Median Age

38.9


Total

37


Male

40.2


Female

Franklin Adults

There are 6,227 adults, (1,542 of whom are seniors) in Franklin.

Franklin Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Sex Ratio

Female

4,600

56.02%

Male

3,611

43.98%

Franklin Households and Families

Franklin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.8%30.2%
All49.8%50.2%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Male43.4%56.6%
Female22.9%77.1%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5262.2949.8
Non Family1,3101.0948.5
Married1,2563.0869.8
Female8473.0122.9
Male1132.0843.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Franklin Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2414.26%
9th to 12th Grade73112.93%
High School Graduate1,72830.57%
Some College1,19121.07%
Associates Degree56710.03%
Bachelors Degree75113.28%
Graduate Degree4447.85%
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Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,1512,375530
White2,2952,133609
Multiple Races909023
Hispanic905633
Other Race905633
Asian2727

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 other race people with a rate of 36.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,505$43,125$30,351
Less Than High School$19,066$30,919$17,871
High School Grad$30,375$36,566$21,781
Some College$35,817$50,694$31,959
Bachelors Degree$41,983$52,375$32,083
Graduate Degree$67,063$127,982$44,647

$34,505

Average Earnings

$43,125

Average Male

$30,351

Average Female

Franklin Language

Franklin Language by Age

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Franklin Language

97.88% of Franklin residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Franklin Poverty

Franklin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,7981,19824.97%
White2,9681173.94%

16.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.92%

Male Poverty Rate

14.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Black, with 24.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin is White, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.49%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.60%
High School22.11%
Some College8.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.18%
Female Unemployed24.44%
Male Employed6.37%
Female Employed3.62%

Franklin Income

Franklin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,375$58,059
Families$56,010$71,065
Married Families$92,986-
Non Families$19,850$34,410
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Franklin Marital Status

Franklin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

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 45-54.

Franklin Marital Status by Race

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Franklin Veterans

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781

Number of Veterans

591

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam264
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War175
Korea61
World War II42
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54230
55 to 64171
65 to 74154
75+153
18 to 3473
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black43212.59%
White34913.61%

Franklin Veterans by Education

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16.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Employment Status

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

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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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71.10%

Born in Virginia

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Franklin residents were born in the United States, with 71.10% having been born in Virginia. 0.50% 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
20207,897-58-0.73%
20197,955-58-0.72%
20188,013-112-1.38%
20178,125-58-0.71%
20168,183-151-1.81%
20158,334-65-0.77%
20148,399-143-1.67%
20138,542570.67%
20128,485380.45%
20118,447-134-1.56%
20108,5812350.28%
20008,3464820.60%
19907,8645560.74%
19807,3084280.61%
19706,880-384-0.54%
19607,2642,5944.52%
19504,6701,2043.03%
19403,4665361.69%
19302,9300.00%