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Franklin County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 10,212 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 10,704 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,790
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,516
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,258
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,026 (it was 1,098 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%

Land area: 582 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.1%), Manufacturing (17.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Franklin County, IA (2019)
    • 8,80386.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,34013.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 250.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 250.2%Two or more races
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 5,093  (49.9%)
Females: 5,119  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,507 ($36,042 in 1999)
This county:

$57,507
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $357, upper quartile is $644)
This county:

$530
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,167 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Franklin:

$101,167
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,708 - $174,866
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $407

Institutionalized population: 182

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: 1
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 4
Franklin County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $257,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $420,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $252,700
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,600
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $242,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, IA residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, IA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,327 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,501 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.3%
Franklin County:

13.3%
Iowa:

11.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.8% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.0 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.7 years old, Black residents: 69.4 years old, American Indian residents: 39.9 years old, Asian residents: 38.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hampton, Sheffield, Latimer, Coulter, Geneva, Alexander, Bradford, Hansell, Chapin, Popejoy.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Berkshire County, Massachusetts , Allegany County, New York , Klamath County, Oregon , Elmore County, Idaho , Clayton County , Milwaukee County, Wisconsin , Walworth County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 303
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 353 (4.6% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 902010 or later
  • 1392000 to 2009
  • 931990 to 1999
  • 531980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 62Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,273
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 108
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 112
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 44
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 152

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 1,529 (52 second mortgage, 160 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,641

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,29318
Evangelical Protestant1,3509
Catholic1,1292
Other1301
None3,778-
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: 2
Franklin County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Franklin County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.8%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 409 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $193,896
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $273.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $174,787
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $115,608
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.93
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.58%
Corn for grain: 157137 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 137877 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 245.1 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 409.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 478.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 390.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 409.0 miles away from Franklin County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.1 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:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to October 03, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4289: October 31, 2016, FEMA Id: 4289, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2014 to June 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4184: July 24, 2014, FEMA Id: 4184, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1877: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1877, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Franklin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,581 (78.1%)
  • Carpooled: 436 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 21 (0.5%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 212 (4.6%)
  • Worked at home: 304 (6.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Honduras (11%)
  • North Macedonia (Macedonia) (9%)
  • Albania (4%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (2%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • German (43%)
  • American (6%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Polish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
200 people in nursing homes
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
16 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,837.

4.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.69% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($31,600 average AGI)
0.70% relocated from other states ($6,288 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.70%
Iowa average:

2.42%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.85% ($43,030 average AGI)
from Hardin County, IA  0.70% ($45,000)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.99% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($32,309 average AGI)
0.54% relocated to other states ($3,184 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.54%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.94% ($37,595 average AGI)
to Hardin County, IA  0.71% ($47,179)
to Wright County, IA  0.64% ($38,720)
to Polk County, IA  0.51% ($25,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

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: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
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: 2,259 (2,052 aged, 207 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 160 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Franklin County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (249)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (107)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (94)
  • Unspecified dementia (54)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (21)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (13)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (11)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.32
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,578
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 718
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,225

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,239
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,025
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,212
  • Male householders: 2,197 (485 living alone), Female householders: 2,064 (529 living alone)
  • 2,378 spouses (2,374 opposite-sex spouses), 272 unmarried partners, (272 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,577 children (2,421 natural, 47 adopted, 100 stepchildren), 167 grandchildren, 92 brothers or sisters, 43 parents, 21 foster children, 23 other relatives, 221 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 163

Size of family households: 1,808 2-persons, 469 3-persons, 359 4-persons, 140 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,019 1-person, 199 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 35 4-persons.

1,426 married couples with children.
644 single-parent households (131 men, 513 women).

89.1% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $67,890,000 ($6,327 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,402,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,045,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,334,000
Federal grants: $9,867,000
Federal procurement contracts: $689,000 ($59,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,552,000 ($34,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $762,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,588,000
Federal Government insurance: $75,248,000

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

Births: 637
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 702
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +241
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -128
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.76 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Franklin County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Iowa
  • 542014 or later
  • 62010 to 2013
  • 2092000 to 2009
  • 2591990 to 1999
  • 2381980 to 1989
  • 7361970 to 1979
  • 4251960 to 1969
  • 6861950 to 1959
  • 3571940 to 1949
  • 1,8921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 2144 rooms
  • 4815 rooms
  • 7856 rooms
  • 5697 rooms
  • 4188 rooms
  • 6679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Iowa
  • 141 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 2504 rooms
  • 2675 rooms
  • 1436 rooms
  • 1157 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 929+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 7642 bedrooms
  • 1,5603 bedrooms
  • 6234 bedrooms
  • 1575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Iowa
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 4672 bedrooms
  • 2443 bedrooms
  • 1664 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Iowa 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
  • 36no vehicle
  • 5631 vehicle
  • 1,4592 vehicles
  • 6243 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 2115+ 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
  • 79no vehicle
  • 5491 vehicle
  • 3542 vehicles
  • 823 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

90.5% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Iowa.

Franklin County:

90.5%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 8,254
  • Other state: 1,514
  • Northeast: 42
  • Midwest: 793
  • South: 434
  • West: 244
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.7%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 37.5%Electricity
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

2.6%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.2%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

23.0%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,907,000
    Other: $188,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $7,375,000
    Hospitals: $2,384,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,236,000
    Health - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $1,393,000
    General - Other: $1,310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,114,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    General Public Buildings: $728,000
    Central Staff Services: $540,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000
    Libraries: $202,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $914,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,817,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,286,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $531,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $612,000
    Interest Earnings: $116,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $461,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,416,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,913,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,116,000
    General Local Government Support: $836,000
    Other: $171,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,565,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $519,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other License: $38,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,807,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,907,000
    Other: $188,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $7,375,000
    Hospitals: $2,384,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,236,000
    Health - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $1,393,000
    General - Other: $1,310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,114,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    General Public Buildings: $728,000
    Central Staff Services: $540,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000
    Libraries: $202,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $914,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,817,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,286,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $531,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $612,000
    Interest Earnings: $116,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $461,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,416,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,913,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,116,000
    General Local Government Support: $836,000
    Other: $171,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,565,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $519,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other License: $38,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,807,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,907,000
    Other: $188,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $7,375,000
    Hospitals: $2,384,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,236,000
    Health - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $1,393,000
    General - Other: $1,310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,114,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    General Public Buildings: $728,000
    Central Staff Services: $540,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000
    Libraries: $202,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $914,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,817,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,286,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $531,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $612,000
    Interest Earnings: $116,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $461,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,416,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,913,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,116,000
    General Local Government Support: $836,000
    Other: $171,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,565,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $519,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other License: $38,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,807,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,907,000
    Other: $188,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $7,375,000
    Hospitals: $2,384,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $18,853,000
    Regular Highways: $6,236,000
    Health - Other: $4,084,000
    Police Protection: $1,393,000
    General - Other: $1,310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,114,000
    Financial Administration: $906,000
    General Public Buildings: $728,000
    Central Staff Services: $540,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $270,000
    Libraries: $202,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $914,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,817,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,286,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $531,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $612,000
    Interest Earnings: $116,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $461,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,416,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,913,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,116,000
    General Local Government Support: $836,000
    Other: $171,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,565,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $519,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other License: $38,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,807,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 121
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 111
  • Number of recipients under 18: 21
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 79
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 21
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 44
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 48
Most common first names in Franklin County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7678.2 years
William6876.5 years
George5579.2 years
Anna4986.2 years
Robert4974.5 years
Henry4681.0 years
Mary4580.7 years
Fred3982.3 years
Helen3879.6 years
Dorothy3878.2 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer5180.2 years
Hansen4083.7 years
Miller4081.0 years
Johnson3475.2 years
Jones2882.5 years
Pralle2380.8 years
Dohrmann2283.2 years
Borcherding2178.0 years
Smith2073.4 years
Jensen2084.0 years
Businesses in Franklin County, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1