Franklin County VA Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 57,397
Daytime Population: Workers 17,152
Daytime Population: Residents 31,995
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,147
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 55,954
Population in Familes 46,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,443
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $48,072
Average Household Income $62,824
Per Capita Income $25,815


Total Housing Units 30,223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,555 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,493 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,175 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $177,749
Average Home Value $266,021


Total Households 23,048
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 16,113
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.42%
Households 0.16% 0.33%
Families 0.02% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


Franklin County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 32 77th
Population Density # 78 42nd
Diversity Index # 103 23rd
Median Household Income # 71 47th
Per Capita Income # 71 47th

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