Franklin County NC Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 64,220
Population in Households 62,545
Population in Familes 52,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,675
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 24,165
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 16,981
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,338 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,827 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,809 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $140,175
Average Home Value $179,637


Median Household Income $45,039
Average Household Income $59,593
Per Capita Income $23,087
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.87%
Households 0.78% 0.79%
Families 0.64% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Franklin County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 59th
Population Density1 # 47 54th
Diversity Index2 # 35 66th
Median Household Income # 27 74th
Per Capita Income # 40 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.