Franklin (city) County VA Information


Franklin (city) County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,628
Population in Households 8,499
Population in Familes 6,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 1,052
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 3,539
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,323
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,719 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,820 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $185,826
Average Home Value $214,761


Median Household Income $32,242
Average Household Income $48,093
Per Capita Income $19,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.02%
Households 0.04% -0.01%
Families -0.09% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia 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 # 119 12th
Population Density1 # 34 75th
Diversity Index2 # 36 74th
Median Household Income # 129 4th
Per Capita Income # 112 17th

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