Franklin County, Tennessee Population 2021

Franklin County, Tennessee's estimated population is 42,754 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Tennessee is the 37th largest county inTennessee. The 2010 Population was 40,959 and has seen a growth of 4.38% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,7542730.64%
202042,4812730.65%
201942,2082730.65%
201841,9353120.75%
201741,6231050.25%
201641,5181750.42%
201541,343550.13%
201441,288750.18%
201341,2135251.29%
201240,688-169-0.41%
201140,857-102-0.25%
201040,9596,23417.95%
199034,7252,7428.57%
198031,9834,73917.39%
197027,2441,7166.72%
196025,528970.38%
195025,4311,5396.44%
194023,8922,0969.62%
193021,7961,1555.60%
192020,6411500.73%
191020,491990.49%
190020,3921,4637.73%
189018,9291,75110.19%
188017,1782,20814.75%
187014,9701,1228.10%
186013,848800.58%
185013,7681,73514.42%
184012,033-3,587-22.96%
183015,620-951-5.74%
182016,57110,841189.20%
18105,7300.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.64% (273)
County Website
Founded
1807
County Seat
2010 Population
40,959
Growth Since 2010
4.38% (1,795)
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Franklin County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,73590.44%
Black or African American1,9884.76%
Two or More Races1,3613.26%
Some Other Race4100.98%
Asian1850.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.04%
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Franklin County, Tennessee Population by Race

Franklin County, Tennessee Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklin County, Tennessee Median Age

42.2


Total

40


Male

43.8


Female

Franklin County, Tennessee Adults

There are 33,249 adults, (8,115 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Tennessee.

Franklin County, Tennessee Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

21,262

50.96%

Male

20,463

49.04%

Franklin County, Tennessee Population by Age

Franklin County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male56.2%43.8%
Female61.1%38.9%
Non Family63%37%
All74.5%25.5%
Married85.2%14.8%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3262.4374.5
Married8,8103.0285.2
Non Family5,1291.2163
Female1,5522.7461.1
Male8353.1856.2

2.9

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Franklin County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3204.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,2497.88%
High School Graduate11,42640.02%
Some College5,58019.54%
Associates Degree2,0297.11%
Bachelors Degree3,31011.59%
Graduate Degree2,6409.25%
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Franklin County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,72522,7155,483
Black1,5741,391197
Hispanic64335090
2+ Races510399155
Other Race219111
Asian1059425
Islander2828
Native American1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.39%.

Franklin County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,388$43,185$26,775
Less Than 9th Grade$26,710$30,498$18,226
High School Graduate$30,139$36,881$20,871
Some College$34,458$47,176$26,353
Bachelors Degree$43,822$63,120$38,508
Graduate Degree$62,636$64,688$56,994

$35,388

Average Earnings

$43,185

Average Male

$26,775

Average Female

Franklin County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Franklin County, Tennessee Language

96.81% of Franklin County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Franklin County, Tennessee Language

Franklin County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,9464,85913.90%
Multiple1,31640030.40%
Black1,89530516.09%
Hispanic1,32413510.20%
Other410225.37%
Asian12821.56%

14.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

15.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 30.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Tennessee is Asian, with 1.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Franklin County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.47%
High School14.00%
Some College11.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

Franklin County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.84%
Male Unemployed17.87%
Female Employed8.55%
Male Employed4.87%

Franklin County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,585$71,134
Families$60,320$82,892
Married Families$70,121$94,619
Non Families$26,940$41,457
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Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Franklin County, Tennessee 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, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Franklin County, Tennessee Marital Status

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3,167

Number of Veterans

2,942

Male Veterans

225

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,235
First Gulf War648
Second Gulf War428
Korea322
World War II42

Franklin County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74861
55 to 64786
75+696
35 to 54663
18 to 34161

Franklin County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9239.64%
Black1579.06%
Hispanic475.22%
2+ Races415.96%
Islander28100.00%
Other Race186.43%

Franklin County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Franklin County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Franklin County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.68%

Born in Franklin County, Tennessee

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.03% of Franklin County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 62.68% having been born in Tennessee. 1.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin County, Tennessee Place of Birth

  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

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