Franklin, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Franklin, Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin had a population of 8,451 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 36.684 and longitude -76.9414 in Franklin (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Franklin (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The City of Franklin (GNIS ID: 1498424) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin: Franklin Depot, Southampton.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,451
Population in Households 8,322
Population in Familes 6,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 1,032
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,047
Average Household Income $52,647
Per Capita Income $21,707

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,839 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,607 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 455 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $186,824
Average Home Value $213,989
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,446
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,252
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% -0.46%
Households -0.29% -0.53%
Families -0.44% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Franklin, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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 # 139 77th
Population Density # 240 60th
Diversity Index # 198 67th
Median Household Income # 527 11th
Per Capita Income # 466 22nd

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