Franklinton, North Carolina Population 2024

2,841

Franklinton is a city located in Franklin County North Carolina. Franklinton has a 2024 population of 2,841. Franklinton is currently growing at a rate of 3.35% annually and its population has increased by 14.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,472 in 2020.

The average household income in Franklinton is $71,745 with a poverty rate of 15.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Franklinton is 33.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Franklinton Demographics

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

  • White: 57.29%
  • Black or African American: 32.66%
  • Two or more races: 7.35%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,774.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.93% (369)
The current population of Franklinton, North Carolina is 2,841 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,472.

Franklinton, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,41957.29%
Black or African American80932.66%
Two or more races1827.35%
Asian331.33%
Other race271.09%
Native American70.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklinton Population by Race

Franklinton Population Pyramid 2024

Franklinton Median Age

33.5

Total

31.5

Male

35.3

Female

Franklinton Adults

There are 1,630 adults, (322 of whom are seniors) in Franklinton.

Franklinton Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklinton Sex Ratio

Female1,25350.59%
Male1,22449.41%

Franklinton Population by Age

Franklinton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8352.9767.732.3
Married3274.518218
Non Family2721.0457.742.3
Female2193.0856.243.8
Male172.591000
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3.84

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

67.7%

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Franklinton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,531

Average Earnings

$46,354

Average Male

$30,529

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

97.09% of Franklinton residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.5% of the population.

Franklinton Language

Franklinton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black80922127.32%
White1,4151419.96%
Multiple18273.85%
Native7342.86%
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15.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.36%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklinton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklinton is Native, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklinton is Multiple, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

Franklinton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.39%
Some College17.03%
High School11.37%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%
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Franklinton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26%
Female Employed13.84%
Male Unemployed5.56%
Male Employed2.73%
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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

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

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

Franklinton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklinton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

101

Male Veterans

29

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

12.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklinton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

14.7%

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

73.76%

Born in Franklinton

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.62% of Franklinton residents were born in the United States, with 73.76% having been born in North Carolina. 1.05% 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
20293,301922.87%
20283,209922.95%
20273,117923.04%
20263,025923.14%
20252,933923.24%
20242,841923.35%
20232,749923.46%
20222,657923.59%
20212,565933.76%
20202,47222610.06%
20192,246652.98%
20182,181472.2%
20172,134462.2%
20162,088-3-0.14%
20152,091281.36%
20142,063160.78%
20132,047180.89%
20122,029100.5%
20112,01920.1%
20102,017
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Franklinton Population by Year