Franklin County, North Carolina Population 2020

Franklin County, North Carolina's estimated population is 70,614 with a growth rate of 2.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, North Carolina is the 39th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202070,6141,5272.21%
201969,0871,5272.26%
201867,5601,5272.31%
201766,0331,4372.22%
201664,5969661.52%
201563,6309411.50%
201462,6896241.01%
201362,0656731.10%
201261,3924650.76%
201160,9271090.18%
201060,81824,40467.02%
199036,4146,35921.16%
198030,0553,23512.06%
197026,820-1,935-6.73%
196028,755-2,586-8.25%
195031,3419593.16%
194030,3829263.14%
193029,4562,78910.46%
192026,6671,9758.00%
191024,692-424-1.69%
190025,1164,02619.09%
189021,0902611.25%
188020,8296,69547.37%
187014,134270.19%
186014,1072,39420.44%
185011,7137336.68%
184010,9803152.95%
183010,6659249.49%
18209,741-425-4.18%
181010,1661,63719.19%
18008,52997012.83%
17907,5590.00%

Franklin County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,92767.68%
Black or African American16,41025.28%
Some Other Race1,7292.66%
Two or More Races1,5592.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native7621.17%
Asian3650.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1500.23%

Franklin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Franklin County, North Carolina Median Age

41.3


Total

39.1


Male

42.6


Female

Franklin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 50,328 adults, (10,417 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, North Carolina.

Franklin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

32,621

50.26%

Male

32,281

49.74%

Franklin County, North Carolina Households and Families

Franklin County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female47.7%52.3%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7492.5673.3
Married13,2693.0383.1
Non Family6,9471.1968.6
Female3,3853.347.7
Male1,1483.2263.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6125.83%
9th to 12th Grade4,50210.05%
High School Graduate13,19829.45%
Some College10,60923.67%
Associates Degree4,3679.74%
Bachelors Degree6,59614.72%
Graduate Degree2,9306.54%

Franklin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,03527,2296,971
Black11,2018,3231,935
Hispanic2,5581,245301
Other Race898406115
Multiple Races675523192
Native American38722836
Asian244217101
Islander27271

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 41.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,138$40,898$32,147
Less Than High School$21,280$25,976$17,476
High School Grad$32,991$36,872$26,904
Some College$34,516$43,358$29,984
Bachelors Degree$43,494$53,107$40,792
Graduate Degree$58,350$72,381$53,365

$36,138

Average Earnings

$40,898

Average Male

$32,147

Average Female

Franklin County, North Carolina Language

Franklin County, North Carolina Language by Age

Franklin County, North Carolina Language

92.57% of Franklin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Franklin County, North Carolina Poverty

Franklin County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,4994,36710.78%
Black15,5792,98919.19%
Hispanic5,2291,39326.64%
Other1,71650429.37%
Multiple1,54624715.98%
Native76220426.77%
Asian3653710.14%

14.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.32%

Male Poverty Rate

15.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, North Carolina is Other, with 29.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, North Carolina is Asian, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.09%
High School12.98%
Some College10.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.07%
Female Unemployed32.83%
Male Employed8.03%
Female Employed5.55%

Franklin County, North Carolina Income

Franklin County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,175$67,031
Families$63,504$74,814
Married Families$71,903$82,791
Non Families$30,881$42,606

Franklin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Franklin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, North Carolina 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, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans

3,695

Number of Veterans

3,419

Male Veterans

276

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,349
First Gulf War1,094
Second Gulf War804
Korea225
World War II59
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,237
65 to 74910
55 to 64727
75+593
18 to 34228
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7537.98%
Black8066.22%
Hispanic772.44%
2 or More678.76%
Indian346.59%
Asian248.66%
Other110.97%

$Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

6.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, North Carolina Employment Status

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.52%

Born in North Carolina

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

3.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.47% of Franklin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 61.52% having been born in North Carolina. 3.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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