Franklin County, Massachusetts Population 2020

Franklin County, Massachusetts's estimated population is 71,315 with a growth rate of 0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Massachusetts is the 12th largest county in Massachusetts.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202071,3151760.25%
201971,1391760.25%
201870,9631760.25%
201770,787590.08%
201670,728-174-0.25%
201570,902-393-0.55%
201471,295-60-0.08%
201371,355-323-0.45%
201271,678-1-0.00%
201171,6793130.44%
201071,3661,2741.82%
199070,0925,7758.98%
198064,3175,1078.63%
197059,2104,3467.92%
196054,8642,1174.01%
195052,7473,2946.66%
194049,453-159-0.32%
193049,6122510.51%
192049,3615,76113.21%
191043,6002,3915.80%
190041,2092,5996.73%
189038,6102,6097.25%
188036,0013,36610.31%
187032,6351,2013.82%
186031,4345641.83%
185030,8702,0587.14%
184028,812-689-2.34%
183029,5012330.80%
182029,2680.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.25%
County Website
Founded
1811
County Seat
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Franklin County, Massachusetts Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66,04493.10%
Two or More Races1,6002.26%
Asian1,1651.64%
Black or African American1,0741.51%
Some Other Race7681.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native2190.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander650.09%
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Franklin County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2020

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Median Age

46.1


Total

44.4


Male

47.7


Female

Franklin County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 58,375 adults, (14,365 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female

36,334

51.22%

Male

34,601

48.78%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Households and Families

Franklin County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All69.3%30.7%
Male60.8%39.2%
Female57.1%42.9%
Non Family52.4%47.6%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,3282.2869.3
Married13,8032.9587.9
Non Family12,3251.352.4
Female3,0982.9557.1
Male1,1023.0860.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0842.04%
9th to 12th Grade2,5864.86%
High School Graduate14,91128.02%
Some College9,22817.34%
Associates Degree5,61510.55%
Bachelors Degree10,48019.70%
Graduate Degree9,30617.49%
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Franklin County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,52146,57718,373
Hispanic1,352992333
Asian896712491
Multiple Races840756335
Black568429195
Other Race31917645
Native American12111761
Islander484816

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.80%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,283$43,824$34,593
Less Than High School$21,093$22,467$17,563
High School Grad$32,156$40,840$24,658
Some College$36,212$42,737$32,682
Bachelors Degree$42,637$47,342$39,212
Graduate Degree$53,907$64,860$50,000

$39,283

Average Earnings

$43,824

Average Male

$34,593

Average Female

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language by Age

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Language

92.89% of Franklin County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 7.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,4565,8149.16%
Hispanic2,65258021.87%
Black95844246.14%
Multiple1,57439324.97%
Other72013919.31%
Asian1,155857.36%

10.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.91%

Male Poverty Rate

10.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts is Black, with 46.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts is Asian, with 7.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.91%
High School10.95%
Some College9.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.80%
Female Unemployed21.85%
Female Employed6.24%
Male Employed4.44%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Income

Franklin County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,522$78,029
Families$78,263$95,854
Married Families$89,129$109,303
Non Families$33,884$48,845
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Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

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Franklin County, Massachusetts 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 45-54.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans

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5,270

Number of Veterans

4,862

Male Veterans

408

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,106
First Gulf War608
Second Gulf War528
Korea379
World War II347
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,579
75+1,267
55 to 641,121
35 to 541,050
18 to 34253
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1379.34%
Hispanic1216.76%
2 or More697.38%
Black385.28%
Other112.29%
Indian83.70%
Asian70.74%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

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2.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment Status

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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67.25%

Born in Massachusetts

94.50%

Native Born

5.50%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.50% of Franklin County, Massachusetts residents were born in the United States, with 67.25% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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