Franklin County, North Carolina Population 2024

80,021

Franklin County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 80,021 with a growth rate of 3.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, North Carolina is the 36th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 60,835 and has seen a growth of 31.54% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202993,7262,7413.01%
202890,9852,7413.11%
202788,2442,7413.21%
202685,5032,7413.31%
202582,7622,7413.43%
202480,0212,7413.55%
202377,2802,7413.68%
202274,5392,7413.82%
202171,7982,6833.88%
202069,115-660-0.95%
201969,7752,1293.15%
201867,6461,4712.22%
201766,1751,4942.31%
201664,6811,0141.59%
201563,6679731.55%
201462,6946160.99%
201362,0786731.1%
201261,4054600.75%
201160,9451100.18%
201060,835
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%
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%
17907,559-86,167-91.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.55% (2,741)
County Website
Franklin County
County Seat
2010 Population
60,835
Area
492 mi²
Density
163 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
31.54% (19,186)
Founded
1779

Franklin County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White44,93464.49%
Black or African American16,66623.92%
Two or more races3,7315.35%
Other race3,5065.03%
Asian4620.66%
Native American3790.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin County, North Carolina Population by Race

Franklin County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin County, North Carolina Median Age

41

Total

39.2

Male

42.8

Female

Franklin County, North Carolina Adults

There are 54,594 adults, (11,803 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, North Carolina.

Franklin County, North Carolina Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female34,85350.02%
Male34,82749.98%

Franklin County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,4732.5877.222.8
Married14,4822.9888.411.6
Non Family7,1311.196832
Female3,8263.3755.844.2
Male1,0343.4463.236.8
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3

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Franklin County, North Carolina 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, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.3%.

Franklin County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,981

Average Earnings

$47,983

Average Male

$41,028

Average Female

Franklin County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin County, North Carolina Language

92.11% of Franklin County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.89% 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 Language

Franklin County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White42,9032,8416.62%
Black15,8202,35414.88%
Hispanic6,4851,22518.89%
Multiple3,69970419.03%
Other3,50249514.13%
Asian462224.76%
Native374102.67%
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9.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.56%

Male Poverty Rate

10.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 19.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, North Carolina is Native, with 2.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.64%.

Franklin County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.62%
High School9.76%
Some College6.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%
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Franklin County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.06%
Male Unemployed24.71%
Male Employed5.07%
Female Employed4.46%
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Franklin County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,484

Number of Veterans

4,069

Male Veterans

415

Female Veterans

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Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, North Carolina 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

61.93%

Born in Franklin County, North Carolina

95.14%

Native Born

4.86%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.14% of Franklin County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 61.93% having been born in North Carolina. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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