Franklin County, Illinois Population 2021

Franklin County, Illinois's estimated population is 38,017 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Illinois is the 35th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 40,035 and has seen a growth of -5.04% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,017-226-0.59%
202038,243-226-0.59%
201938,469-226-0.58%
201838,695-300-0.77%
201738,995-80-0.20%
201639,075-308-0.78%
201539,383-63-0.16%
201439,446-109-0.28%
201339,555-310-0.78%
201239,865-168-0.42%
201140,033-2-0.00%
201040,035-284-0.70%
199040,319-2,882-6.67%
198043,2014,87212.71%
197038,329-952-2.42%
196039,281-9,404-19.32%
195048,685-4,452-8.38%
194053,137-6,305-10.61%
193059,4422,1493.75%
192057,29331,350120.84%
191025,9436,26831.86%
190019,6752,53714.80%
189017,1381,0096.26%
188016,1293,47727.48%
187012,6523,25934.70%
18609,3933,71265.34%
18505,6811,99954.29%
18403,682-401-9.82%
18304,0832,320131.59%
18201,7630.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.59%
County Website
Founded
January 2, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
40,035
Growth Since 2010
-5.04%
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Franklin County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,71696.90%
Two or More Races4141.06%
Black or African American3340.86%
Asian2060.53%
Some Other Race1330.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.07%
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Franklin County, Illinois Population by Race

Franklin County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklin County, Illinois Median Age

42.8


Total

40.7


Male

44.4


Female

Franklin County, Illinois Adults

There are 30,305 adults, (7,819 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Illinois.

Franklin County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

19,728

50.68%

Male

19,195

49.32%

Franklin County, Illinois Population by Age

Franklin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family66%34%
Female58.3%41.7%
Male50.2%49.8%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2352.3774.2
Married7,1543.0788.4
Non Family6,3741.2266
Female1,9623.1958.3
Male7453.3350.2

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Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Franklin County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7122.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,3338.48%
High School Graduate9,07933.00%
Some College7,86628.60%
Associates Degree2,91510.60%
Bachelors Degree3,02410.99%
Graduate Degree1,5795.74%
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Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,59023,7264,378
Hispanic39829849
Asian200158103
Black17212628
2+ Races15212840
Other Race75684
Native American707029
Islander2719

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.50%.

Franklin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,279$42,476$23,802
Less Than 9th Grade$16,938$23,958$13,882
High School Graduate$24,405$32,639$16,697
Some College$32,388$45,109$23,973
Bachelors Degree$42,423$46,161$39,087
Graduate Degree$57,366$65,875$53,365

$32,279

Average Earnings

$42,476

Average Male

$23,802

Average Female

Franklin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Illinois Language by Age

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Franklin County, Illinois Language

98.66% of Franklin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

Franklin County, Illinois Language

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,6246,90218.85%
Hispanic63326441.71%
Multiple39611328.54%
Black2819433.45%
Asian2069244.66%
Other1335541.35%
Native932122.58%
Islander27414.81%

19.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.27%

Male Poverty Rate

20.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Asian, with 44.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Illinois is Islander, with 14.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.54%.

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.82%
High School20.34%
Some College13.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.06%
Male Unemployed42.14%
Female Employed12.48%
Male Employed6.99%

Franklin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,769$56,109
Families$54,533$66,389
Married Families$70,097-
Non Families$25,644$38,329
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Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Franklin County, Illinois 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 55-64.

Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Franklin County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,967

Number of Veterans

2,714

Male Veterans

253

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,106
First Gulf War510
Second Gulf War503
Korea317
World War II103

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74934
75+755
35 to 54573
55 to 64437
18 to 34268

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8969.82%
Hispanic4410.73%
Native American3236.36%
2+ Races2211.28%
Black94.02%
Other Race810.67%

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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11.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Franklin County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Franklin County, Illinois 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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81.84%

Born in Franklin County, Illinois

99.17%

Native Born

0.83%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.17% of Franklin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.84% having been born in Illinois. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Franklin County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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