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Franklin County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 38,621 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 39,018 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,296
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,143
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,746
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,178 (it was 3,662 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 412 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 94 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 74.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.9%), Retail trade (13.7%), Manufacturing (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Franklin County, IL (2019)
    • 36,64795.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6631.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4031.1%Two or more races
    • 2800.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1710.4%Asian alone
    • 740.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 260.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 190.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 19,026  (49.3%)
Females: 19,595  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,911 ($28,411 in 1999)
This county:

$44,911
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $553)
This county:

$455
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,812 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Franklin:

$81,812
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,996 - $140,899
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $982
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 502
Franklin County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 59 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, IL residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, IL
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: $1,594 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,028 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.9%
Franklin County:

17.9%
Illinois:

11.5%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 10.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.2% for other race residents, 23.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.4 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 25.8 years old, American Indian residents: 54.8 years old, Asian residents: 38.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $391 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: West Frankfort, Benton, Christopher, Sesser, Zeigler, Royalton, West City, Valier, North City, Thompsonville.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bourbon County, Kansas , Maries County, Missouri , Meade County, Kentucky , Clifton Forge city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

6.5%

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

Current college students: 1,697
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 318 (66.6% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

0.8%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 522000 to 2009
  • 1051990 to 1999
  • 411980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 136Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,488
  • One, attached: 147
  • Two: 676
  • 3 or 4: 364
  • 5 to 9: 236
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 to 49: 115
  • 50 or more: 416
  • Mobile homes: 2,216
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 5,130 (59 second mortgage, 266 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,049

Here:

41.7% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,44490
Catholic3,0535
Mainline Protestant2,35924
Black Protestant1511
Other832
Orthodox701
None17,401-
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:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Franklin County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 247 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,993
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $131.94
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 38.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,848
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.33%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,087
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.73%
Corn for grain: 39292 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10780 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 71661 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 47 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 66.8 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 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 82.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the 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 64.3 miles away from Franklin 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 108.6 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:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 09, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1850: July 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1850, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3199: February 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 3199, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1112: May 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1112, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 06, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-684: June 06, 1983, FEMA Id: 684, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-373: April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: 373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Franklin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,764 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 824 (7.7%)
  • Bus: 80 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 74 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 177 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 659 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (16%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Greece (7%)
  • Indonesia (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Canada (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (21%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • European (3%)

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

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

  • 422 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 424 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,806.

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.44% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($27,497 average AGI)
1.05% relocated from other states ($7,917 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.05%
Illinois average:

1.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williamson County, IL  1.34% ($34,809 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, IL  0.32% ($33,244)
from Jackson County, IL  0.24% ($29,588)
from Hamilton County, IL  0.22% ($46,387)
from Perry County, IL  0.19% ($30,962)
from Saline County, IL  0.16% ($38,227)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,037 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.69% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($25,432 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($11,605 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.52%
Illinois average:

2.67%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williamson County, IL  1.64% ($37,017 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, IL  0.37% ($39,038)
to Perry County, IL  0.26% ($29,784)
to Jackson County, IL  0.21% ($33,517)
to Hamilton County, IL  0.17% ($42,292)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
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: 8,699 (6,993 aged, 1,706 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 823 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (888)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (835)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (679)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (613)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (577)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (315)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (307)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (278)
  • Congestive heart failure (228)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (208)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,326
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 63
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,144

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,221
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,435
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 25

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 153.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 87.8
  • Other - 65.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,621
  • Male householders: 8,178 (2,706 living alone), Female householders: 8,122 (3,099 living alone)
  • 7,023 spouses (6,976 opposite-sex spouses), 1,061 unmarried partners, (1,029 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,221 children (8,989 natural, 386 adopted, 870 stepchildren), 750 grandchildren, 356 brothers or sisters, 420 parents, 104 foster children, 637 other relatives, 1,297 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 484

Size of family households: 5,176 2-persons, 2,080 3-persons, 1,276 4-persons, 731 5-persons, 336 6-persons, 139 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,804 1-person, 618 2-persons, 164 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

4,873 married couples with children.
2,227 single-parent households (643 men, 1,584 women).

98.7% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $271,007,000 ($6,867 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,460,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $130,763,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $66,645,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,262,000
Federal grants: $44,522,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,168,000 ($2,792,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,646,000 ($2,323,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,271,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,647,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,970,000

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

Births: 2,459
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,980
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,256
Here +32 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 14.37 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Franklin County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Illinois
  • 4452014 or later
  • 3372010 to 2013
  • 1,8612000 to 2009
  • 1,7171990 to 1999
  • 1,4181980 to 1989
  • 2,7441970 to 1979
  • 2,0361960 to 1969
  • 2,1481950 to 1959
  • 1,7721940 to 1949
  • 4,2751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Illinois
  • 141 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 2963 rooms
  • 1,7134 rooms
  • 2,7865 rooms
  • 3,2196 rooms
  • 1,7157 rooms
  • 1,2178 rooms
  • 1,0839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Illinois
  • 1541 room
  • 2082 rooms
  • 4973 rooms
  • 1,2304 rooms
  • 1,0435 rooms
  • 6186 rooms
  • 2447 rooms
  • 1448 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Illinois
  • 15no bedroom
  • 3821 bedroom
  • 3,9622 bedrooms
  • 6,1473 bedrooms
  • 1,2774 bedrooms
  • 3085+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Illinois
  • 163no bedroom
  • 8581 bedroom
  • 2,0012 bedrooms
  • 1,0573 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Illinois 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
  • 548no vehicle
  • 3,3831 vehicle
  • 4,7022 vehicles
  • 2,3923 vehicles
  • 8124 vehicles
  • 2585+ 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
  • 832no vehicle
  • 2,1321 vehicle
  • 1,0122 vehicles
  • 1933 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

85.1% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Illinois.

Franklin County:

85.1%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 31,765
  • Other state: 6,482
  • Northeast: 519
  • Midwest: 2,836
  • South: 2,109
  • West: 1,014
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.1%Electricity
  • 39.5%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 42.2%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 303
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 78
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

27.4%

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 2018:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,196,000
    General - Other: $3,373,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,329,000
    Regular Highways: $2,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,340,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    General Revenue - Other: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    Police Protection: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,422,000
    Other: $3,266,000
    Highways: $1,403,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,504,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,196,000
    General - Other: $3,373,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,329,000
    Regular Highways: $2,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,340,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    General Revenue - Other: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    Police Protection: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,422,000
    Other: $3,266,000
    Highways: $1,403,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,504,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,196,000
    General - Other: $3,373,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,329,000
    Regular Highways: $2,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,340,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    General Revenue - Other: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    Police Protection: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,422,000
    Other: $3,266,000
    Highways: $1,403,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,504,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $61,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,196,000
    General - Other: $3,373,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,329,000
    Regular Highways: $2,596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,524,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,340,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $460,000
    General Revenue - Other: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $405,000
    Police Protection: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,986,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,422,000
    Other: $3,266,000
    Highways: $1,403,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,698,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,504,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,350
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,275
  • Number of recipients under 18: 154
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 982
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 214
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 425
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 625
Most common first names in Franklin County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John58875.5 years
Mary48880.3 years
William47974.4 years
James43671.8 years
Charles35074.4 years
Robert26170.5 years
George23977.1 years
Frank18476.7 years
Helen16779.7 years
Anna16581.5 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21876.9 years
Williams20676.2 years
Jones15076.8 years
Davis13074.2 years
Johnson12377.7 years
Moore11876.7 years
Brown10874.4 years
Summers10777.8 years
Taylor9679.3 years
Hall8176.9 years
Businesses in Franklin County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Applebee's1Hardee's1
Arby's1KFC1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway2
Chevrolet1T-Mobile1
Circle K2Taco Bell1
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen2U-Haul2
Days Inn2UPS2
Domino's Pizza1Walmart1
FedEx2