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Franklin County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 17,960 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 17,771 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,050
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,357
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,371
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,630 (it was 1,511 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 610 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.5%), Construction (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 10%
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  • Races in Franklin County, AR (2017)
    • 16,44592.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5383.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3131.8%Two or more races
    • 2781.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1721.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 950.5%Asian alone
    • 290.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 8,780  (48.9%)
Females: 9,180  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,324 ($30,848 in 1999)
This county:

$41,324
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $447 (lower quartile is $347, upper quartile is $556)
This county:

$447
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,246 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Franklin:

$98,246
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,107 - $156,604
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $807
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $289

Institutionalized population: 223

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 51
  • Auto thefts: 2
Franklin County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $45,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, AR residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, AR
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $533 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $518 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Franklin, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.8%
Franklin County:

19.8%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 42.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.6 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 42.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.1 years old, Black residents: 46.7 years old, American Indian residents: 14.5 years old, Asian residents: 19.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 44.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ozark, Charleston, Altus, Branch, Denning, Wiederkehr Village.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Conway County , Cocke County, Tennessee , Catawba County, North Carolina , Haywood County, Tennessee , Lincoln County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Franklin, AR
County total employment by year in Franklin, AR
County average yearly wages by year in Franklin, AR

Current college students: 466
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 292 (84.5% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 722000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 861980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.6%

Franklin County marital status for males Franklin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,314
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 181
  • 5 to 9: 103
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 1,384

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 2,410 (48 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,638

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,69934
Mainline Protestant1,1669
Catholic7102
Other31
None10,547-
Franklin County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

10.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

32.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 211 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,163
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $47.17
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,230
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,756
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.17%
Corn for grain: 274 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 930 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 549 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Franklin County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Franklin County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4254: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 4254, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2015 to June 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4226: June 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 05, 2013 to December 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4160: January 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2011 to May 26, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4000: July 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 4000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Franklin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,423 (80.9%)
  • Carpooled: 507 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 160 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 388 (7.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (22%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Laos (7%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • Costa Rica (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (31%)
  • English (22%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Dutch (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Franklin County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 194 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Franklin County, Arkansas in 2010:

  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 206 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,873.

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.93% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($26,640 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($9,677 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.49%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sebastian County, AR  1.22% ($29,672 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  1.04% ($43,912)
from Johnson County, AR  0.75% ($37,756)
from Logan County, AR  0.69% ($27,842)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.75% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($30,603 average AGI)
0.87% relocated to other states ($5,293 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.87%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sebastian County, AR  1.74% ($35,677 average AGI)
to Johnson County, AR  0.96% ($29,642)
to Crawford County, AR  0.91% ($36,100)
to Logan County, AR  0.54% ($36,433)
to Washington County, AR  0.42% ($30,609)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Franklin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,666 (2,719 aged, 947 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 451 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Franklin County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (502)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (262)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (174)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (143)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (137)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (96)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (94)
  • Unspecified dementia (90)
  • Congestive heart failure (87)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (67)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,960
  • In family households: 14,901 (2,447 male householders, 2,148 female householders)
    3,575 spouses, 5,449 children (4,690 natural, 260 adopted, 518 stepchildren), 353 grandchildren, 153 brothers or sisters, 227 parents, 335 other relatives, 184 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,721 (1,089 male householders (952 living alone)), 1,205 female householders (1,026 living alone)), 428 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 332

Size of family households: 2,459 2-persons, 647 3-persons, 964 4-persons, 260 5-persons, 224 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,978 1-person, 324 2-persons.

3,107 married couples with children.
798 single-parent households (203 men, 595 women).

97.9% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $114,108,000 ($6,317 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $19,518,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,657,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,478,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $294,000
Federal grants: $15,338,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,873,000 ($7,562,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,467,000 ($8,994,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $585,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,836,000
Federal Government insurance: $705,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,130
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 997
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +53
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +283
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.71 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • 2262014 or later
  • 2252010 to 2013
  • 1,0002000 to 2009
  • 1,6951990 to 1999
  • 1,2161980 to 1989
  • 1,5291970 to 1979
  • 7551960 to 1969
  • 6451950 to 1959
  • 3591940 to 1949
  • 4631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • 21 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 5554 rooms
  • 1,4685 rooms
  • 1,3426 rooms
  • 6807 rooms
  • 5558 rooms
  • 2949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • 271 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 2283 rooms
  • 3044 rooms
  • 7605 rooms
  • 3126 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1781 bedroom
  • 9182 bedrooms
  • 3,0563 bedrooms
  • 7364 bedrooms
  • 1385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Arkansas
  • 27no bedroom
  • 2781 bedroom
  • 5752 bedrooms
  • 8423 bedrooms
  • 1034 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 128no vehicle
  • 1,3561 vehicle
  • 2,0992 vehicles
  • 1,0813 vehicles
  • 3184 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 233no vehicle
  • 9531 vehicle
  • 5212 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 654 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

87.4% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Arkansas.

Franklin County:

87.4%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,489
  • Other state: 5,047
  • Northeast: 285
  • Midwest: 955
  • South: 2,540
  • West: 1,260
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.4%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 45.2%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

1.4%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 102
Here:

17.6%
Arkansas:

16.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Franklin County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $928,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,963,000
    Health - Other: $1,879,000
    Police Protection: $1,077,000
    Correctional Institutions: $909,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    General - Other: $557,000
    Central Staff Services: $519,000
    Libraries: $462,000
    Water Utilities: $306,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $139,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $373,000
    Other: $230,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $747,000
    Other - Libraries: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,621,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $223,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $608,000
    General Revenue - Other: $435,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
    Water Utilities: $22,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,273,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $453,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $93,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,185,000
    General Local Government Support: $561,000
    Other: $123,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,700,000
    Property: $2,493,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $234,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $928,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,963,000
    Health - Other: $1,879,000
    Police Protection: $1,077,000
    Correctional Institutions: $909,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    General - Other: $557,000
    Central Staff Services: $519,000
    Libraries: $462,000
    Water Utilities: $306,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $139,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $373,000
    Other: $230,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $747,000
    Other - Libraries: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,621,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $223,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $608,000
    General Revenue - Other: $435,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
    Water Utilities: $22,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,273,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $453,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $93,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,185,000
    General Local Government Support: $561,000
    Other: $123,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,700,000
    Property: $2,493,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $234,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $928,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,963,000
    Health - Other: $1,879,000
    Police Protection: $1,077,000
    Correctional Institutions: $909,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    General - Other: $557,000
    Central Staff Services: $519,000
    Libraries: $462,000
    Water Utilities: $306,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $139,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $373,000
    Other: $230,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $747,000
    Other - Libraries: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,621,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $223,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $608,000
    General Revenue - Other: $435,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
    Water Utilities: $22,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,273,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $453,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $93,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,185,000
    General Local Government Support: $561,000
    Other: $123,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,700,000
    Property: $2,493,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $234,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $928,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,963,000
    Health - Other: $1,879,000
    Police Protection: $1,077,000
    Correctional Institutions: $909,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    General - Other: $557,000
    Central Staff Services: $519,000
    Libraries: $462,000
    Water Utilities: $306,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $277,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $139,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $373,000
    Other: $230,000
    General Local Government Support: $72,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $747,000
    Other - Libraries: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,621,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $223,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $608,000
    General Revenue - Other: $435,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
    Water Utilities: $22,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,273,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $453,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $93,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,185,000
    General Local Government Support: $561,000
    Other: $123,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,700,000
    Property: $2,493,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $234,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $119,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 577
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 514
  • Number of recipients under 18: 69
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 394
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 114
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 225
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 232
Most common first names in Franklin County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14772.4 years
William14374.6 years
John13674.6 years
Mary11178.5 years
Robert8271.5 years
George6278.0 years
Charles5671.5 years
Roy4074.6 years
Ruth3782.5 years
Thomas3571.5 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8276.0 years
Williams5676.3 years
Nichols4975.3 years
Jones4974.5 years
Brown4275.2 years
Davis4179.2 years
Harris3878.3 years
King3375.4 years
Johnson3175.7 years
Hill2876.8 years
Businesses in Franklin County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
Days Inn1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1