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Franklin County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2014: 11,815 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 11,057 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,450
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,714
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,245
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,090 (it was 851 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 544 sq. mi.

Water area: 493.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.7%), Retail trade (16.9%), Educational, health and social services (15.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Franklin County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (13.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 6,809  (57.6%)
Females: 5,006  (42.4%)
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Franklin County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,577 ($26,756 in 1999)

This county:

$37577
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $491 (lower quartile is $292, upper quartile is $657)
This county:

$491
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,702 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Franklin:

$137,702
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,645 - $261,584
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,064
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $340

Institutionalized population: 1,785

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 114
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 131 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2001: 160 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2002: 176 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2003: 195 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2004: 248 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $245,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $275,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,078 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $551 (0.5%)

Franklin County household income distribution in 2009 Franklin County home values distribution Franklin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.4%
Franklin County:

21.4%
Florida:

17.0%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $420 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $633 a month.

Cities in this county include: Apalachicola, Eastpoint, Carrabelle.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Franklin County: Shell Bluff Landing (A), Saint Andrews Country Club (B), Dinner Island (C), Haw Creek Community Center (D), Rima Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Station 81 (E), Flagler County Fire Department Station 41 Hammock (F), Flagler County Fire Rescue 51 (G), Flagler County Fire Department Station 92 Airport (H), Flagler County Fire Rescue 92 (I), Flagler County Fire Rescue 41 (J), Korona Volunteer Fire Department Station 31 (K), Saint Johns Park Volunteer Fire Department Station 71 (L), Espanola Volunteer Fire Department Station 51 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin County include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Johnson Memorial Chapel (B), Saint James Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Espanola Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Gore Lake (A), Black Lake (B), Mud Lake (C), Speckled Perch Lake (D), Neoga Lake (E), Poplar Pond (F), Dead Lake (G), Lake Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stevens Branch (A), Schoolhouse Branch (B), Pringle Branch (C), Pellicer Creek (D), Hulett Branch (E), Dave Branch (F), Little Haw Creek (G), Black Branch (H), Sweetwater Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Franklin County include: Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park (1), Relay State Wildlife Management Area (2), Relay Wildlife Management Area (3), Tokoma Wildlife Management Area (4), Washington Oaks Gardens State Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Jackson County, Mississippi , Guadalupe County, Texas , Wilson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 246
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 68.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 210 (50% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

1.9%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 27
  • 1990 to 1994: 24
  • 1985 to 1989: 8
  • 1980 to 1984: 49
  • 1975 to 1979: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 52

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,701
  • One, attached: 316
  • Two: 121
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 243
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 or more: 164
  • Mobile homes: 1,451
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 102

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 893 (47 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,160

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,71820
Catholic8002
Mainline Protestant7836
Black Protestant2893
Other1332
None6,826-
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: 6
Franklin County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Franklin County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

14.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

10.7%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.8%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,257
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 100.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,940
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,118
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 65.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 47 years

Tornado activity:

Franklin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 11416524.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 356.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 325.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • FloridaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 5, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1831): April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • FloridaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 31, 2008 to September 7, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1806): October 27, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1806, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3288): August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3220): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 24, 2005 to September 6, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1602): August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1602, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 7, 2005 to July 20, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1595): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1595, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1551): September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1539): August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • FloridaTropical Storm, Incident Period: September 21, 2000 to October 4, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1344): October 3, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1344, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaFire Hazard, Incident Period: April 15, 1999 to May 25, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3139): April 27, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3139, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • United Kingdom (15%)
  • Cuba (14%)
  • Honduras (12%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • India (8%)
  • Australia (6%)
  • Japan (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County (%):

  • United States or American (21%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (12%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,847 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 738 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (1%)
  • Walked: 98 (3%)
  • Other means: 34 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 108 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,472 people in state prisons
  • 134 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,700 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,871.

7.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Florida average:

7.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.41% relocated from other counties in Florida ($12,656 average AGI)
3.18% relocated from other states ($19,850 average AGI)
Franklin County:

3.18%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Leon County, FL  0.72% ($19,417 average AGI)
from Wakulla County, FL  0.63% ($-11,000)
from Bay County, FL  0.42% ($21,500)
from Gulf County, FL  0.33% ($26,455)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Florida average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.20% relocated to other counties in Florida ($19,825 average AGI)
2.69% relocated to other states ($11,667 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.69%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Leon County, FL  0.88% ($29,379 average AGI)
to Bay County, FL  0.57% ($28,474)
to Wakulla County, FL  0.54% ($44,667)
to Gulf County, FL  0.39% ($22,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 20.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Franklin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,989 (1,655 aged, 334 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 361 (18%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (185)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (124)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (90)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (84)
  • Unspecified dementia (55)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (43)
  • Congestive heart failure (38)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (35)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (30)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9305.540
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 246.960
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20241.04

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1385.480
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 913.830
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19.65

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9.92
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88.43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19.65

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,721
  • In family households: 7,852 (1,796 male householders, 926 female householders)
    2,035 spouses, 2,202 children (1,958 natural, 76 adopted, 168 stepchildren), 306 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 76 parents, 126 other relatives, 263 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,869 (763 male householders (602 living alone)), 769 female householders (646 living alone)), 337 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,828 (1,785 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,479 2-persons, 535 3-persons, 407 4-persons, 195 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,248 1-person, 246 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

1,200 married couples with children.
532 single-parent households (149 men, 383 women).

94.9% of residents of Franklin County speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,484,000 ($6963 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,505,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,317,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,428,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $230,000
Federal grants: $15,337,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,003,000 ($766,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,168,000 ($637,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $172,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,165,000
Federal Government insurance: $614,208,000

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

Births: 583
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 660
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +12
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +441
Here:

+43 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.92 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 32
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,792
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,556
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,612
  • 1970 to 1979: 954
  • 1960 to 1969: 697
  • 1950 to 1959: 559
  • 1940 to 1949: 678
  • 1939 or earlier: 711
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 222
  • 4 rooms: 519
  • 5 rooms: 1,025
  • 6 rooms: 852
  • 7 rooms: 279
  • 8 rooms: 178
  • 9+ rooms: 98
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 63
  • 3 rooms: 110
  • 4 rooms: 281
  • 5 rooms: 238
  • 6 rooms: 82
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9+ rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 248
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,011
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,586
  • 4 bedrooms: 325
  • 5+ bedrooms: 57
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 167
  • 2 bedrooms: 400
  • 3 bedrooms: 181
  • 4 bedrooms: 60
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 183
  • 1 vehicle: 1,175
  • 2 vehicles: 1,498
  • 3 vehicles: 298
  • 4 vehicles: 51
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 162
  • 1 vehicle: 454
  • 2 vehicles: 181
  • 3 vehicles: 51
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

61% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Florida.

Franklin County:

60.8%
State average:

51.1%

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

  • This state: 6567
  • Northeast: 954
  • Midwest: 838
  • South: 2113
  • West: 171

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $104,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (65.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Electricity (62.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

2.6%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

8.3%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

4.8%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Franklin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,169,000
    Financial Administration: $1,388,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,264,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,035,000
    Regular Highways: $1,019,000
    General - Other: $888,000
    Housing & Community Development: $376,000
    Health Services - Other: $329,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $323,000
    Fire Protection: $298,000
    Welfare - Other: $270,000
    Parks & Recreation: $138,000
    Libraries: $110,000
    Own Hospitals: $70,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $62,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,200,000
    Libraries: $25,000
    Air Transportation: $23,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,629,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $921,000
    Solid Waste Management: $233,000
    Hospital Public: $123,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,056,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $230,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,953,000
    Highways: $1,066,000
    All Other: $426,000
    Housing & Community Development: $350,000
    Health & Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,497,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $298,000
    NEC: $231,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,268,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,209,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $59,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,250,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 351
  • Number of aged recipients: 56
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 295
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 206
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 117
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 174
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 146
Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Franklin County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9274.1 years
James8568.3 years
William7474.1 years
Mary7178.9 years
Robert5968.7 years
Charles5872.1 years
George5874.0 years
Willie3974.5 years
Joseph3377.7 years
Edward2575.4 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6770.0 years
Brown3279.4 years
Cooper2374.6 years
Johnson2276.4 years
Williams2276.8 years
Shiver2271.0 years
Wilson2069.8 years
Allen1974.8 years
Davis1978.1 years
Jones1972.7 years
Businesses in Franklin County, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Kincaid1
Best Western1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1Subway3
Circle K5U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS3