Franklin County, Virginia Population 2020

Franklin County, Virginia's estimated population is 55,933 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Franklin County, Virginia is the 32nd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202055,933-131-0.23%
201956,064-131-0.23%
201856,195-131-0.23%
201756,3261780.32%
201656,148-79-0.14%
201556,227-41-0.07%
201456,268-7-0.01%
201356,275-19-0.03%
201256,294-47-0.08%
201156,3411550.28%
201056,18616,63742.07%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.23%
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Founded
1785
County Seat
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Franklin County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,96788.86%
Black or African American4,3987.82%
Two or More Races9131.62%
Some Other Race6051.08%
Asian2100.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1400.25%
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Franklin County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Franklin County, Virginia Median Age

46.6


Total

45.7


Male

48


Female

Franklin County, Virginia Adults

There are 45,353 adults, (12,520 of whom are seniors) in Franklin County, Virginia.

Franklin County, Virginia Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,701

51.04%

Male

27,532

48.96%

Franklin County, Virginia Households and Families

Franklin County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Franklin County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Male65%35%
Female63.6%36.4%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,1042.3779.8
Married12,6352.8390.2
Non Family6,8431.1469.2
Female2,6543.1163.6
Male9722.9665

2.77

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Franklin County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8924.64%
9th to 12th Grade3,4198.39%
High School Graduate14,20334.84%
Some College8,92321.89%
Associates Degree3,9629.72%
Bachelors Degree5,08212.46%
Graduate Degree3,2908.07%
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Franklin County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,39931,7568,067
Black3,0792,504202
Hispanic651583
Multiple Races33230721
Asian21021082
Other Race202147
Native American8787

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 39.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,327$40,488$31,226
Less Than High School$20,576$25,273$15,885
High School Grad$29,165$34,627$22,679
Some College$34,109$43,267$30,136
Bachelors Degree$53,025$59,458$45,865
Graduate Degree$55,909$71,172$53,234

$35,327

Average Earnings

$40,488

Average Male

$31,226

Average Female

Franklin County, Virginia Language

Franklin County, Virginia Language by Age

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Franklin County, Virginia Language

96.64% of Franklin County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty

Franklin County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,9446,91714.43%
Black3,8371,06527.76%
Hispanic1,42850935.64%
Other57245479.37%
Multiple79531539.62%

16.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Virginia is Other, with 79.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin County, Virginia is White, with 14.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.06%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.66%
High School16.43%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.74%
Male Unemployed36.70%
Female Employed8.45%
Male Employed7.98%

Franklin County, Virginia Income

Franklin County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,639$68,959
Families$64,090$81,245
Married Families$71,821$90,681
Non Families$26,663$35,255
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Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status

Franklin County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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3,966

Number of Veterans

3,759

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,718
First Gulf War579
Korea320
Second Gulf War287
World War II84
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,233
75+1,077
35 to 54808
55 to 64775
18 to 3473
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7199.16%
Black1845.05%
Hispanic353.68%
Other3511.67%
2 or More234.97%
Indian54.17%

Franklin County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin County, Virginia Employment Status

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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70.24%

Born in Virginia

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Franklin County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 70.24% having been born in Virginia. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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