Franklin County, Virginia Population 2021

Franklin County, Virginia's estimated population is 55,744 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Virginia is the 33rd largest county inVirginia. The 2010 Population was 56,176 and has seen a growth of -0.77% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202155,744-149-0.27%
202055,893-149-0.27%
201956,042-149-0.27%
201856,191-124-0.22%
201756,3151570.28%
201656,158-69-0.12%
201556,227-31-0.06%
201456,258-11-0.02%
201356,269-21-0.04%
201256,290-47-0.08%
201156,3371610.29%
201056,17616,62742.04%
199039,5493,80910.66%
198035,7408,88233.07%
197026,8589333.60%
196025,9251,3655.56%
195024,560-1,304-5.04%
194025,8641,5276.27%
193024,337-1,946-7.40%
192026,283-197-0.74%
191026,4805272.03%
190025,9539683.87%
189024,985-99-0.39%
188025,0846,82037.34%
187018,264-1,834-9.13%
186020,0982,66815.31%
185017,4301,59810.09%
184015,8329216.18%
183014,9112,89424.08%
182012,0171,29312.06%
181010,7241,42215.29%
18009,3022,46035.95%
17906,8420.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.27% (-149)
County Website
Founded
1785
County Seat
2010 Population
56,176
Growth Since 2010
-0.77% (-432)
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Franklin County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,05689.09%
Black or African American4,2247.52%
Two or More Races1,0991.96%
Some Other Race3440.61%
Asian2980.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1660.30%
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Franklin County, Virginia Population by Race

Franklin County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Franklin County, Virginia Median Age

47.2


Total

46.2


Male

48.3


Female

Franklin County, Virginia Adults

There are 45,390 adults, (12,797 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Virginia.

Franklin County, Virginia Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,609

50.92%

Male

27,578

49.08%

Franklin County, Virginia Population by Age

Franklin County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female60.7%39.3%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
All81.7%18.3%
Male88.2%11.8%
Married91.3%8.7%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Franklin County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,9972.3881.7
Married12,6562.8291.3
Non Family6,6851.1871.1
Female2,6823.0260.7
Male9743.0988.2

2.76

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Franklin County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9734.83%
9th to 12th Grade2,8777.05%
High School Graduate14,25034.91%
Some College8,66921.24%
Associates Degree4,13310.12%
Bachelors Degree5,52013.52%
Graduate Degree3,4008.33%
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Franklin County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,61232,3778,484
Black2,8892,460321
Hispanic653564
2+ Races44232927
Asian20719388
Other Race11676
Native American8989

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 asian people with a rate of 42.51%.

Franklin County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,742$44,297$32,279
Less Than 9th Grade$16,949$26,134$12,635
High School Graduate$31,966$37,563$24,899
Some College$35,958$46,392$30,368
Bachelors Degree$53,219$64,450$45,969
Graduate Degree$59,279$59,856$54,901

$37,742

Average Earnings

$44,297

Average Male

$32,279

Average Female

Franklin County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin County, Virginia Language by Age

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Franklin County, Virginia Language

96.71% of Franklin County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Franklin County, Virginia Language

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,9396,11212.75%
Black3,65793825.65%
Hispanic1,44149434.28%
Multiple1,00939138.75%
Other33317552.55%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.31%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Virginia is Other, with 52.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Virginia is White, with 12.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.55%.

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.38%
High School15.85%
Some College8.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed40.20%
Female Unemployed39.80%
Female Employed6.95%
Male Employed6.34%

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,254$73,280
Families$66,932$85,203
Married Families$75,769-
Non Families$29,222$39,388
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Income by Household Type

Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Franklin County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status

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4,144

Number of Veterans

3,897

Male Veterans

247

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,846
First Gulf War616
Korea334
Second Gulf War330
World War II98

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,333
75+1,233
35 to 54786
55 to 64705
18 to 3487

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8809.53%
Black2366.76%
Hispanic313.22%
2+ Races193.08%
Native American96.98%

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Franklin County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Franklin County, Virginia 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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70.64%

Born in Franklin County, Virginia

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

1.14%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Franklin County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 70.64% having been born in Virginia. 1.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Franklin County, Virginia 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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