Franklin County, Arkansas Population 2024

17,481

Franklin County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 17,481 with a growth rate of 0.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Arkansas is the 42nd largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 18,137 and has seen a growth of -3.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,0061050.59%
202817,9011050.59%
202717,7961050.59%
202617,6911050.6%
202517,5861050.6%
202417,4811050.6%
202317,3761050.61%
202217,2711050.61%
202117,166310.18%
202017,135-602-3.39%
201917,737-43-0.24%
201817,780-53-0.3%
201717,8331570.89%
201617,676-77-0.43%
201517,753-75-0.42%
201417,828-89-0.5%
201317,917-41-0.23%
201217,958-48-0.27%
201118,006-131-0.72%
201018,137
199014,8971921.31%
198014,7053,40430.12%
197011,3011,08810.65%
196010,213-2,145-17.36%
195012,358-3,325-21.2%
194015,683-79-0.5%
193015,762-3,602-18.6%
192019,364-1,274-6.17%
191020,6383,24318.64%
190017,395-2,539-12.74%
189019,9344,98333.33%
188014,9515,32455.3%
18709,6272,32931.91%
18607,2983,32683.74%
18503,9721,30749.04%
18402,665-15,341-85.2%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.6% (105)
County Seat
2010 Population
18,137
Area
609 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.62% (-656)
Founded
December 19, 1837

Franklin County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,37789.61%
Two or more races1,2917.52%
Other race1590.93%
Asian1400.82%
Black or African American960.56%
Native American800.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.1%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin County, Arkansas Population by Race

Franklin County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin County, Arkansas Median Age

42.5

Total

39.9

Male

44.5

Female

Franklin County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,281 adults, (3,420 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Arkansas.

Franklin County, Arkansas Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female8,73350.89%
Male8,42749.11%

Franklin County, Arkansas Population by Age

Franklin County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7052.573.726.3
Married3,2603.3382.517.5
Non Family2,4681.1763.736.3
Female7293.0269.430.6
Male2483.3469.430.6
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3.15

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Franklin County, Arkansas 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

Franklin County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50%.

Franklin County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,666

Average Earnings

$46,120

Average Male

$33,456

Average Female

Franklin County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin County, Arkansas Language

97.53% of Franklin County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Franklin County, Arkansas Language

Franklin County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,9233,07420.6%
Multiple1,28920415.83%
Hispanic616579.25%
Black544787.04%
Native803746.25%
Other1562214.1%
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20.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.57%

Male Poverty Rate

19.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Arkansas is Black, with 87.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 9.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.88%.

Franklin County, Arkansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School23.21%
Less Than 9th Grade21.74%
Some College12.52%
Bachelors or Greater12.44%
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Franklin County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.29%
Male Unemployed17.29%
Female Employed10.78%
Male Employed8.92%
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Franklin County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Franklin County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,404

Number of Veterans

1,323

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

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Franklin County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Franklin County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Franklin County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Arkansas 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

70.05%

Born in Franklin County, Arkansas

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Franklin County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 70.05% having been born in Arkansas. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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