Franklinton, Louisiana Population 2021

3,677
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Franklinton is a city located in Washington Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,677, it is the 77th largest city in Louisiana and the 5640th largest city in the United States . Franklinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,857 in 2010. Franklinton reached it's highest population of 4,119 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Franklinton has a population density of 841 people per square mile.

The average household income in Franklinton is $47,129 with a poverty rate of 21.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $690 per month, and the median house value is $118,000. The median age in Franklinton is 49.5 years, 41.5 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.

Franklinton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.82%
  • White: 47.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Franklinton, Louisiana is 3,677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,779.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,857.

Franklinton, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,92250.82%
White1,78547.20%
Two or More Races751.98%
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Franklinton Population by Race

Franklinton Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklinton Median Age

49.5


Total

41.5


Male

53.5


Female

Franklinton Adults

There are 3,075 adults, (845 of whom are seniors) in Franklinton.

Franklinton Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklinton Sex Ratio

Female

1,826

48.28%

Male

1,956

51.72%

Franklinton Population by Age

Franklinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklinton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89%11%
All63%37%
Non Family54%46%
Female35.5%64.5%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklinton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7392.0163
Non Family8091.1354
Married5023.2489
Female3352.0335.5
Male932.92100

2.76

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Franklinton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1324.75%
9th to 12th Grade49917.94%
High School Graduate99935.92%
Some College54119.45%
Associates Degree1475.29%
Bachelors Degree27910.03%
Graduate Degree1846.62%
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Franklinton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklinton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4231,234276
Black1,300891187
2+ Races33
Hispanic2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.40%.

Franklinton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,433$48,375$25,764
Less Than 9th Grade$19,432$$19,750
High School Graduate$26,625$60,682$24,559
Some College$24,167$$
Bachelors Degree$58,613$58,459$
Graduate Degree$30,625$$32,788

$27,433

Average Earnings

$48,375

Average Male

$25,764

Average Female

Franklinton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklinton Language by Age

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Franklinton Language

93.08% of Franklinton residents speak only English, while 6.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.

Franklinton Language

Franklinton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,82557631.56%
White1,58618111.41%

21.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

26.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklinton is Black, with 31.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklinton is White, with 11.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.18%.

Franklinton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.94%
High School27.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%
Some College3.15%

Franklinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed19.71%
Male Employed3.10%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Franklinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklinton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,422$47,129
Families$37,500$60,757
Married Families$75,875-
Non Families$20,026$31,321
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Income by Household Type

Franklinton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklinton Married by Age and Sex

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Franklinton 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 55-64.

Franklinton Marital Status by Race

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Franklinton Marital Status

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252

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
Korea21
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War13
World War II

Franklinton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74105
55 to 64101
75+33
35 to 5413
18 to 34

Franklinton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1439.15%
Black1097.37%

Franklinton Veterans by Race

Franklinton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklinton Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Franklinton Employment by Age

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Franklinton Employment by Race

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Franklinton 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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88.34%

Born in Franklinton

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Franklinton residents were born in the United States, with 88.34% having been born in Louisiana. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklinton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,677-34-0.92%
20203,711-34-0.91%
20193,745-34-0.90%
20183,779-9-0.24%
20173,788120.32%
20163,77620.05%
20153,7740.00%
20143,774-11-0.29%
20133,785-23-0.60%
20123,808-39-1.01%
20113,8470.00%
20103,8471900.51%
20003,657-350-0.91%
19904,007-112-0.28%
19804,1195571.46%
19703,5624211.27%
19603,1410.00%

Franklinton Population by Year