Franklin County NC Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 67,011
Population in Households 65,371
Population in Familes 54,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,640
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 57


Median Household Income $50,159
Average Household Income $64,170
Per Capita Income $24,777


Total Housing Units 29,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,162 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,062 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,167 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $150,466
Average Home Value $193,046


Total Households 25,224
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 17,689
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.22% 1.41%
Households 1.11% 1.36%
Families 0.98% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


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, 2018 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 # 41 60th
Population Density # 47 54th
Diversity Index # 38 63rd
Median Household Income # 28 73rd
Per Capita Income # 41 60th

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