Franklin County, Massachusetts Population 2024

70,796

Franklin County, Massachusetts's estimated 2024 population is 70,796 with a growth rate of -0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Massachusetts is the 12th largest county in Massachusetts. The 2010 population was 71,372 and has seen a growth of -0.81% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202970,551-49-0.07%
202870,600-49-0.07%
202770,649-49-0.07%
202670,698-49-0.07%
202570,747-49-0.07%
202470,796-49-0.07%
202370,845-49-0.07%
202270,894-49-0.07%
202170,943130.02%
202070,9306540.93%
201970,276-446-0.63%
201870,722480.07%
201770,674-32-0.05%
201670,706-205-0.29%
201570,911-433-0.61%
201471,344-55-0.08%
201371,399-315-0.44%
201271,71430%
201171,7113390.47%
201071,372
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%
191043,6002,3915.8%
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%
183029,5012330.8%
182029,268-41,283-58.52%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.07% (-49)
County Seat
2010 Population
71,372
Area
699 mi²
Density
101 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.81% (-576)
Founded
1811

Franklin County, Massachusetts Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64,24590.51%
Two or more races3,2294.55%
Asian1,3371.88%
Other race1,2271.73%
Black or African American8751.23%
Native American590.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.01%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin County, Massachusetts Population by Race

Franklin County, Massachusetts Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin County, Massachusetts Median Age

47.1

Total

45

Male

48.8

Female

Franklin County, Massachusetts Adults

There are 58,999 adults, (16,446 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Massachusetts Sex Ratio

Female35,95050.65%
Male35,03049.35%

Franklin County, Massachusetts Population by Age

Franklin County, Massachusetts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All31,2342.2269.630.4
Married13,4582.848812
Non Family12,8831.2752.647.4
Female3,2963.1361.338.7
Male1,5972.8268.931.1
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2.77

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Franklin County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.92%.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,180

Average Earnings

$52,140

Average Male

$40,281

Average Female

Franklin County, Massachusetts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language

93.46% of Franklin County, Massachusetts residents speak only English, while 6.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Language

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White62,2316,0799.77%
Multiple3,21799931.05%
Hispanic3,16562619.78%
Asian1,28145435.44%
Black78538048.41%
Other1,21127622.79%
Native5946.78%
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11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.41%

Male Poverty Rate

13.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts is Black, with 48.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Massachusetts is Native, with 6.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.31%.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.84%
High School12.87%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater6.65%
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Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.05%
Male Unemployed21.87%
Female Employed6.09%
Male Employed5.41%
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Franklin County, Massachusetts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Massachusetts Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin County, Massachusetts 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 45-54.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin County, Massachusetts Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,433

Number of Veterans

4,107

Male Veterans

326

Female Veterans

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by War

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Age

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Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Massachusetts Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Massachusetts 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

67.9%

Born in Franklin County, Massachusetts

95.01%

Native Born

4.99%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.01% of Franklin County, Massachusetts residents were born in the United States, with 67.9% having been born in Massachusetts. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Franklin County, Massachusetts Place of Birth

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