Franklin County, Kentucky Population 2024

51,455

Franklin County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 51,455 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Kentucky is the 19th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 49,248 and has seen a growth of 4.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951,075-76-0.15%
202851,151-76-0.15%
202751,227-76-0.15%
202651,303-76-0.15%
202551,379-76-0.15%
202451,455-76-0.15%
202351,531-76-0.15%
202251,607-76-0.15%
202151,683940.18%
202051,5897021.38%
201950,887800.16%
201850,8072430.48%
201750,5642200.44%
201650,3442540.51%
201550,0903520.71%
201449,7382560.52%
201349,482270.05%
201249,4551430.29%
201149,312640.13%
201049,248
199043,7811,9514.66%
198041,8307,34921.31%
197034,4815,06017.2%
196029,4213,48813.45%
195025,9332,62511.26%
194023,3082,24410.65%
193021,0641,7078.82%
192019,357-1,778-8.41%
191021,1352831.36%
190020,852-415-1.95%
189021,2672,56813.73%
188018,6993,39922.22%
187015,3002,60620.53%
186012,6942321.86%
185012,4623,04232.29%
18409,4201661.79%
18309,254-1,770-16.06%
182011,0243,01137.58%
18108,0132,93557.8%
18005,078-45,997-90.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.15% (-76)
County Website
Franklin County
County Seat
2010 Population
49,248
Area
208 mi²
Density
247 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.48% (2,207)
Founded
May 10, 1795

Franklin County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42,22382.03%
Black or African American4,4908.72%
Two or more races2,7975.43%
Other race9381.82%
Asian8811.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1150.22%
Native American310.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Franklin County, Kentucky Population by Race

Franklin County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin County, Kentucky Median Age

40

Total

38.3

Male

41.6

Female

Franklin County, Kentucky Adults

There are 40,706 adults, (9,299 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Kentucky.

Franklin County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female26,53851.56%
Male24,93748.44%

Franklin County, Kentucky Population by Age

Franklin County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,5532.263.336.7
Married9,2742.8681.818.2
Non Family8,9181.252.847.2
Female3,0972.843.956.1
Male1,264348.951.1
showing: 5 rows

2.76

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Franklin County, Kentucky 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 asian people with a rate of 76.39%.

Franklin County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,389

Average Earnings

$48,091

Average Male

$39,931

Average Female

Franklin County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin County, Kentucky Language

93.94% of Franklin County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.9% of the population.

Franklin County, Kentucky Language

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White40,7944,62811.34%
Multiple2,75876927.88%
Black3,79971718.87%
Hispanic1,95758729.99%
Other91131234.25%
Asian881748.4%
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13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.74%

Male Poverty Rate

13.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky is Other, with 34.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Kentucky is Asian, with 8.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.43%.

Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.26%
High School14.07%
Some College8.94%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%
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Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.75%
Male Unemployed22.33%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed5.06%
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Franklin County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin County, Kentucky 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 35-44.

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,897

Number of Veterans

2,601

Male Veterans

296

Female Veterans

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Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Kentucky 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

71.08%

Born in Franklin County, Kentucky

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

3.09%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Franklin County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 71.08% having been born in Kentucky. 3.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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