Franklinton, Louisiana Population 2024

3,557

Franklinton is a city located in Washington Parish Louisiana. Franklinton has a 2024 population of 3,557. It is also the county seat of Washington Parish.Franklinton is currently declining at a rate of -0.5% annually and its population has decreased by -2.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,633 in 2020.

The average household income in Franklinton is $63,141 with a poverty rate of 26.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Franklinton is 39.5 years, 39.2 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Franklinton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.74%
  • White: 42.47%
  • Two or more races: 3.6%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
813.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.09% (-76)
The current population of Franklinton, Louisiana is 3,557 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,633.

Franklinton, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,95553.74%
White1,54542.47%
Two or more races1313.6%
Native American70.19%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Franklinton Population by Race

Franklinton Population Pyramid 2024

Franklinton Median Age

39.5

Total

39.2

Male

39.7

Female

Franklinton Adults

There are 2,701 adults, (560 of whom are seniors) in Franklinton.

Franklinton Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklinton Sex Ratio

Female1,52341.86%
Male2,11558.14%

Franklinton Population by Age

Franklinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3732.4453.246.8
Non Family4271.1161.638.4
Married4143.4580.419.6
Female3972.7917.982.1
Male1352.5247.452.6
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Franklinton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Franklinton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklinton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 76.92%.

Franklinton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,571

Average Earnings

$67,120

Average Male

$28,625

Average Female

Franklinton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklinton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklinton Language

94.64% of Franklinton residents speak only English, while 5.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Franklinton Language

Franklinton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,85083545.14%
White1,388624.47%
Native33100%
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26.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.45%

Male Poverty Rate

31.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklinton is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklinton is White, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.04%.

Franklinton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.06%
Some College21.58%
Bachelors or Greater14.67%
High School10.89%
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Franklinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed28.17%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed4.39%
Female Unemployed
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Franklinton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklinton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklinton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklinton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklinton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

110

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Franklinton Veterans by War

count

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Franklinton Veterans by Age

count

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Franklinton Veterans by Race

Franklinton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

89.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklinton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Franklinton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklinton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklinton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.9%

Born in Franklinton

99.75%

Native Born

0.25%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.75% of Franklinton residents were born in the United States, with 85.9% having been born in Louisiana. 0.16% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,467-18-0.52%
20283,485-18-0.51%
20273,503-18-0.51%
20263,521-18-0.51%
20253,539-18-0.51%
20243,557-18-0.5%
20233,575-18-0.5%
20223,593-18-0.5%
20213,611-22-0.61%
20203,633-50-1.36%
20193,683-41-1.1%
20183,724-16-0.43%
20173,74080.21%
20163,732-2-0.05%
20153,734-3-0.08%
20143,737-13-0.35%
20133,750-27-0.71%
20123,777-41-1.07%
20113,818-5-0.13%
20103,8231664.54%
20003,657-350-8.73%
19904,007-112-2.72%
19804,11955715.64%
19703,56242113.4%
19603,141
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Franklinton Population by Year