Franklin County, Ohio Population 2020

Franklin County, Ohio's estimated population is 1,339,490 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Ohio is the largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20201,339,49014,6001.10%
20191,324,89014,5901.11%
20181,310,30014,5901.13%
20171,295,71021,1301.66%
20161,274,58017,0301.35%
20151,257,55019,0201.54%
20141,238,53019,5501.60%
20131,218,98019,9101.66%
20121,199,07018,3301.55%
20111,180,74014,4801.24%
20101,166,260204,82321.30%
1990961,43792,30510.62%
1980869,13235,8834.31%
1970833,249150,28722.01%
1960682,962179,55235.67%
1950503,410114,69829.51%
1940388,71227,6577.66%
1930361,05577,10427.15%
1920283,95162,38428.16%
1910221,56757,10734.72%
1900164,46040,37332.54%
1890124,08737,29042.96%
188086,79723,77837.73%
187063,01912,65825.13%
186050,3617,45217.37%
185042,90917,86071.30%
184025,04910,30869.93%
183014,7414,44943.23%
182010,2926,806195.24%
18103,4860.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.10%
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Founded
April 30, 1803[1]
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Franklin County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White853,54066.93%
Black or African American283,27922.21%
Asian65,0295.10%
Two or More Races50,2363.94%
Some Other Race20,2851.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4730.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4910.04%

Franklin County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Franklin County, Ohio Median Age

34


Total

33


Male

34.9


Female

Franklin County, Ohio Adults

There are 976,261 adults, (146,002 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Ohio.

Franklin County, Ohio Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

652,980

51.20%

Male

622,353

48.80%

Franklin County, Ohio Households and Families

Franklin County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Franklin County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All53.4%46.6%
Male45%55%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Female35.4%64.6%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All504,7022.4753.4
Non Family207,4011.3539.4
Married200,9353.1975.3
Female71,3983.4135.4
Male24,9683.3245

3.15

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Franklin County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade24,7422.92%
9th to 12th Grade51,9636.12%
High School Graduate210,38224.79%
Some College169,15319.93%
Associates Degree59,0266.96%
Bachelors Degree210,56224.81%
Graduate Degree122,77514.47%

Franklin County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White582,141543,955258,197
Black169,412147,37234,313
Asian43,54237,95726,393
Hispanic34,13924,9628,008
Multiple Races19,38517,7046,235
Other Race10,8507,3232,052
Native American1,7141,483479
Islander27320497

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,276$44,784$35,611
Less Than High School$20,870$23,729$16,760
High School Grad$29,854$32,954$25,466
Some College$34,605$38,767$31,349
Bachelors Degree$52,962$60,316$46,931
Graduate Degree$68,577$82,202$59,224

$40,276

Average Earnings

$44,784

Average Male

$35,611

Average Female

Franklin County, Ohio Language

Franklin County, Ohio Language by Age

Franklin County, Ohio Language

86.87% of Franklin County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 13.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.73% of the population.

Franklin County, Ohio Poverty

Franklin County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black278,47881,49829.27%
White790,06780,90110.24%
Hispanic68,25719,08927.97%
Multiple48,97211,77824.05%
Asian63,20411,46718.14%
Other20,1925,98729.65%
Native2,37735414.89%
Islander4856814.02%

16.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Ohio is Other, with 29.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Ohio is White, with 10.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.51%
High School16.43%
Some College11.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.28%
Male Unemployed35.54%
Female Employed9.07%
Male Employed6.90%

Franklin County, Ohio Income

Franklin County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,762$79,779
Families$73,207$95,914
Married Families$94,269$117,987
Non Families$41,220$53,766

Franklin County, Ohio Marital Status

Franklin County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Franklin County, Ohio 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, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Franklin County, Ohio Veterans

65,067

Number of Veterans

59,089

Male Veterans

5,978

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21,135
First Gulf War13,039
Second Gulf War12,829
Korea4,692
World War II2,254
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5417,211
65 to 7415,391
55 to 6412,599
75+12,557
18 to 347,309
Name Veterans % of Total
White50,1307.33%
Black12,1806.13%
2 or More1,6366.18%
Hispanic1,3863.32%
Asian7071.38%
Other2191.68%
Indian1959.95%

$Franklin County, Ohio Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Ohio Employment Status

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Ohio 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

66.14%

Born in Ohio

89.37%

Native Born

10.63%

Foreign Born

5.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.37% of Franklin County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 66.14% having been born in Ohio. 5.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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