Franklin, Virginia Population 2021

7,723
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Franklin is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,723, it is the 49th largest city in Virginia and the 3719th largest city in the United States . Franklin is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -10.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,582 in 2010. Franklin reached it's highest population of 8,579 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Franklin has a population density of 933 people per square mile.

The average household income in Franklin is $53,105 with a poverty rate of 14.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $860 per month, and the median house value is $164,100. The median age in Franklin is 39.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Franklin Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 56.68%
  • White: 36.86%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Franklin, Virginia is 7,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,089.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,582.

Franklin, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,61856.68%
White3,00336.86%
Two or More Races3334.09%
Asian1031.26%
Some Other Race901.10%
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Franklin Population by Race

Franklin Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklin Median Age

39.4


Total

36.3


Male

41.2


Female

Franklin Adults

There are 6,096 adults, (1,571 of whom are seniors) in Franklin.

Franklin Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Sex Ratio

Female

4,507

55.32%

Male

3,640

44.68%

Franklin Population by Age

Franklin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male72.6%27.4%
Married71.9%28.1%
All51.6%48.4%
Non Family40.9%59.1%
Female36%64%

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5222.2851.6
Non Family1,3751.0840.9
Married1,2263.1771.9
Female8082.9836
Male1132.0672.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Franklin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1803.12%
9th to 12th Grade60910.57%
High School Graduate1,67729.10%
Some College1,34423.33%
Associates Degree85314.80%
Bachelors Degree68911.96%
Graduate Degree4107.12%
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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
Black2,9642,315404
White2,4402,365566
2+ Races19516748
Hispanic905335
Other Race905335
Asian737346

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 63.01%.

Franklin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,449$38,917$27,923
Less Than 9th Grade$22,643$24,321$16,917
High School Graduate$30,260$37,579$22,141
Some College$34,434$56,042$31,828
Bachelors Degree$39,808$62,552$32,096
Graduate Degree$45,659$$45,955

$32,449

Average Earnings

$38,917

Average Male

$27,923

Average Female

Franklin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin Language by Age

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Franklin Language

97.28% of Franklin residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Franklin Language

Franklin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,5871,02322.30%
White2,9201063.63%
Asian1034947.57%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.43%

Male Poverty Rate

14.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin is Asian, with 47.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin is White, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.28%.

Franklin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.33%
High School18.67%
Some College6.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.64%
Female Unemployed9.51%
Female Employed4.26%
Male Employed3.11%

Franklin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,417$53,105
Families$47,284$63,224
Married Families$72,130-
Non Families$21,787$37,034
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Income by Household Type

Franklin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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 45-54.

Franklin Marital Status by Race

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Franklin Marital Status

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579

Number of Veterans

461

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War206
Vietnam173
Second Gulf War105
World War II52
Korea49

Franklin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54164
75+136
65 to 74115
55 to 64108
18 to 3456

Franklin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32813.12%
Black2517.84%

Franklin Veterans by Race

Franklin Veterans by Education

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16.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

13.6%

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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75.05%

Born in Franklin

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Franklin residents were born in the United States, with 75.05% having been born in Virginia. 0.32% 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
20217,723-122-1.56%
20207,845-122-1.53%
20197,967-122-1.51%
20188,089-56-0.69%
20178,145-56-0.68%
20168,201-130-1.56%
20158,331-61-0.73%
20148,392-144-1.69%
20138,536540.64%
20128,482370.44%
20118,445-134-1.56%
20108,5792330.28%
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%

Franklin Population by Year