Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

157,528

Franklin County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 157,528 with a growth rate of 0.2% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Pennsylvania is the 23rd largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 149,925 and has seen a growth of 5.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029159,0933130.2%
2028158,7803130.2%
2027158,4673130.2%
2026158,1543130.2%
2025157,8413130.2%
2024157,5283130.2%
2023157,2153130.2%
2022156,9023130.2%
2021156,5896500.42%
2020155,9394170.27%
2019155,5225790.37%
2018154,9432120.14%
2017154,7317930.52%
2016153,9388070.53%
2015153,1314460.29%
2014152,6856800.45%
2013152,0054870.32%
2012151,5185690.38%
2011150,9491,0240.68%
2010149,925
1990121,0827,4536.56%
1980113,62912,79612.69%
1970100,83312,66114.36%
196088,17212,24516.13%
195075,9276,5499.44%
194069,3784,3686.72%
193065,0102,7354.39%
192062,2752,5004.18%
191059,7754,8738.88%
190054,9023,4696.74%
189051,4331,5783.17%
188049,8554,4909.9%
187045,3653,2397.69%
186042,1262,2225.57%
185039,9042,1115.59%
184037,7932,7567.87%
183035,0373,1459.86%
182031,8928,80938.16%
181023,0833,44517.54%
180019,6383,98325.44%
179015,655-143,438-90.16%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.2% (313)
County Website
Franklin County
County Seat
2020 Population
155,939
Area
772 mi²
Density
204 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
1.02% (1,589)
Founded
September 9, 1784

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White139,48289.36%
Two or more races7,0174.5%
Black or African American5,3533.43%
Other race2,4651.58%
Asian1,2370.79%
Native American4950.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander350.02%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Median Age

42.2

Total

40.7

Male

43.7

Female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 121,882 adults, (30,901 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female78,79150.48%
Male77,29349.52%

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All62,5762.4672.927.1
Married34,2573.058614
Non Family19,7211.1858.641.4
Female5,8833.135545
Male2,7152.9750.949.1
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Franklin County, Pennsylvania 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 63.44%.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,038

Average Earnings

$55,436

Average Male

$38,877

Average Female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language

92.93% of Franklin County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.56% of the population.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Language

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White132,76010,4767.89%
Hispanic9,9802,42124.26%
Other2,44488236.09%
Multiple6,8255748.41%
Black5,14454710.63%
Asian1,177947.99%
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9%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.05%

Male Poverty Rate

9.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 36.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.84%.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.97%
High School7.76%
Some College6.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.8%
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Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.69%
Female Unemployed15.24%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed2.71%
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Franklin County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,902

Number of Veterans

9,871

Male Veterans

1,031

Female Veterans

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Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin County, Pennsylvania 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

65.45%

Born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

96.29%

Native Born

3.71%

Foreign Born

2%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.29% of Franklin County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 65.45% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

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