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Franklin County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2017: 103,330 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 93,807 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 20,316
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,296
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,265
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,558 (it was 7,680 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%

Land area: 923 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 112 people per square mile   (average).

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

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.2%), Retail trade (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Franklin County, MO (2017)
    • 97,453103.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,8021.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,4681.6%Two or more races
    • 9631.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6140.7%Asian alone
    • 970.1%Some other race alone
    • 910.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 190.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 51,516  (49.9%)
Females: 51,814  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,290 ($43,474 in 1999)
This county:

$55,290
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $573 (lower quartile is $453, upper quartile is $693)
This county:

$573
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,800 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Franklin:

$165,800
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,200 - $259,400

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $240,355
Here:

$240,355
State:

$204,558

Townhouses or other attached units: $193,509
Here:

$193,509
State:

$195,769

In 2-unit structures: $92,278
Here:

$92,278
State:

$129,380

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,497
Here:

$131,497
State:

$147,030

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,008
Here:

$90,008
State:

$235,831

Mobile homes: $59,327
Here:

$59,327
State:

$68,427

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,955
Here:

$19,955
State:

$37,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,153
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 806

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 42
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 560
  • Auto thefts: 50

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 196
  • Thefts: 740
  • Auto thefts: 70
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 570 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 1998: 551 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 1999: 557 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2000: 533 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2001: 519 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2002: 558 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2003: 627 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2004: 672 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2005: 719 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2006: 551 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2007: 452 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2008: 278 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2009: 219 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2010: 170 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2011: 206 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2012: 185 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2013: 217 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2014: 241 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2015: 395 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2016: 396 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2017: 388 buildings, average cost: $190,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, MO residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,475 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,425 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Franklin, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
Franklin County:

10.7%
Missouri:

13.4%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.0 years old
(Males: 38.9 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 55.6 years old, American Indian residents: 50.1 years old, Asian residents: 32.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 59.8 years old)

Area name: St. Louis, MO-IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $842 a month.

Cities in this county include: Washington, Union, Sullivan, Pacific, St. Clair, Gray Summit, Villa Ridge, New Haven, Gerald, Oak Grove Village.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Franklin County: Boy Scout Camp (A), Welcome (B), Useful (C), Meta Tower Site (D), Pointers Creek Public Access (E), Rollins Ferry Public Access Area (F), Osage Country Club (G), Linn Fire Protection District Station 3 (H), Folk Fire Department (I), Thurman L Willett Fieldhouse (J), Linn Nursing Home (K), Linn Fire Protection District Station 2 (L), Freeburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin County include: Pilot Knob Church (A), Latter Day Saints Church (B), College Hill Church (C), Evangel Saint Paul Church (D), Lane Community Church (E), Ryors Church (F), Mount Zion Baptist Church (G), Fredericksburg Church (H), Salem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Deer Creek Cemetery (1), Immaculate Conception Cemetery (2), Leach Cemetery (3), Harris Cemetery (4), Hughes Cemetery (5), Ferguson Cemetery (6), Nixon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Acres (A), Willibrand Lake (B), Luecke Lake (C), Glenco Lake (D), Argyle Lake (E), JGF Farms Lake (F), Baumhoer Lake (G), Lee Dills Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Darrow Branch (A), Sweetwater Branch (B), Crider Creek (C), Maasen Creek (D), Luzon Branch (E), Luystown Creek (F), Baker Creek (G), Buchler Creek (H), Bexten Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: El Dorado County, California , Nye County, Nevada , San Joaquin County, California , Webster County, West Virginia , Tuolumne County, California , Owen County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 3,167
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,563 (77.3% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3102010 or later
  • 2302000 to 2009
  • 5291990 to 1999
  • 1011980 to 1989
  • 1651970 to 1979
  • 281Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,368
  • One, attached: 1,315
  • Two: 1,120
  • 3 or 4: 1,025
  • 5 to 9: 485
  • 10 to 19: 1,013
  • 20 to 49: 384
  • 50 or more: 167
  • Mobile homes: 3,250

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 19,490 (701 second mortgage, 1,440 home equity loan, 157 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,557

Here:

61.3% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,726111
Catholic18,17317
Mainline Protestant6,46539
Other9767
Black Protestant4933
None52,659-
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: 22
Franklin County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Franklin County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

8.4%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.5%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 164 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,588
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $132.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,044
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,605
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.76%
Corn for grain: 20084 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5164 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 31955 harvested acres
Vegetables: 156 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 258 acres

Tornado activity:

Franklin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 9216914.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/1/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 170.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.1 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 172.4 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from Franklin County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 196.9 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3325: June 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 3325, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1749: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 22, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1676: January 15, 2007, FEMA Id: 1676, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1463: May 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1463, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Franklin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,844 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 3,715 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 212 (0.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 15 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 356 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 900 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,609 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (15%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Romania (9%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Italy (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (35%)
  • German (28%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

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

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

  • 779 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 698 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,380.

5.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.12% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($40,076 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($11,136 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.19%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Louis County, MO  1.16% ($83,713 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MO  0.61% ($40,470)
from Crawford County, MO  0.46% ($38,820)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.30% ($45,868)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.27% ($42,642)
from Gasconade County, MO  0.26% ($38,821)
from Warren County, MO  0.23% ($41,415)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.80% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($40,841 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($14,106 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.24%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Louis County, MO  0.94% ($95,492 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, MO  0.56% ($38,044)
to Crawford County, MO  0.38% ($39,877)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.31% ($60,937)
to Gasconade County, MO  0.28% ($36,170)
to Warren County, MO  0.20% ($48,638)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.19% ($38,079)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.5

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
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: 15,952 (12,942 aged, 3,010 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,613 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,298)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,236)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,049)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (643)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (519)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (475)
  • Congestive heart failure (399)
  • Unspecified dementia (365)
  • Unspecified fall (290)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (259)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,229
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 171
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,244

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,378
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 909
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.1. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 160.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 97.8
  • Poisoning - 34.1
  • Other - 28.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 103,330
  • In family households: 87,461 (13,510 male householders, 14,186 female householders)
    22,170 spouses, 29,745 children (26,017 natural, 1,940 adopted, 1,788 stepchildren), 2,620 grandchildren, 611 brothers or sisters, 1,107 parents, 1,786 other relatives, 1,726 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,953 (5,786 male householders (4,833 living alone)), 6,774 female householders (5,616 living alone)), 2,393 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 916

Size of family households: 11,682 2-persons, 5,849 3-persons, 5,883 4-persons, 2,508 5-persons, 1,008 6-persons, 766 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,449 1-person, 1,835 2-persons, 276 3-persons.

15,530 married couples with children.
5,012 single-parent households (1,324 men, 3,688 women).

97.3% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $446,126,000 ($4,541 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,386,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $229,338,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $98,147,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,918,000
Federal grants: $92,424,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,082,000 ($544,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,216,000 ($5,345,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,503,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $39,335,000
Federal Government insurance: $51,046,000

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

Births: 6,728
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,580
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +43
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,224
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Franklin County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Missouri
  • 2,1272014 or later
  • 1,0052010 to 2013
  • 7,2742000 to 2009
  • 6,7531990 to 1999
  • 5,2681980 to 1989
  • 7,6371970 to 1979
  • 4,5401960 to 1969
  • 3,8791950 to 1959
  • 2,1121940 to 1949
  • 4,5321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Missouri
  • 881 room
  • 622 rooms
  • 2583 rooms
  • 2,4024 rooms
  • 7,8925 rooms
  • 8,0406 rooms
  • 5,7627 rooms
  • 3,5728 rooms
  • 3,9719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Missouri
  • 2791 room
  • 2052 rooms
  • 1,0553 rooms
  • 2,4434 rooms
  • 1,9215 rooms
  • 9316 rooms
  • 7667 rooms
  • 3438 rooms
  • 2669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Missouri
  • 88no bedroom
  • 5611 bedroom
  • 5,3902 bedrooms
  • 19,7193 bedrooms
  • 5,7864 bedrooms
  • 5035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Missouri
  • 386no bedroom
  • 1,2691 bedroom
  • 3,0972 bedrooms
  • 2,8323 bedrooms
  • 4544 bedrooms
  • 1715+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Missouri 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
  • 661no vehicle
  • 6,5481 vehicle
  • 10,9232 vehicles
  • 8,9763 vehicles
  • 2,9294 vehicles
  • 2,0105+ 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
  • 1,085no vehicle
  • 3,8431 vehicle
  • 2,3862 vehicles
  • 8953 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.8% 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, 77% lived in Missouri.

Franklin County:

87.8%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 84,293
  • Other state: 16,843
  • Northeast: 1,301
  • Midwest: 7,172
  • South: 5,931
  • West: 2,439
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.9%Electricity
  • 14.3%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.7%Electricity
  • 10.4%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,471
Here:

13.3%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 859
Here:

14.1%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 325
Here:

9.8%
Missouri:

23.4%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,033,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,313,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,855,000
    Regular Highways: $7,006,000
    General - Other: $3,623,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,562,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,224,000
    Health - Other: $763,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $466,000
    Sewerage: $418,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $166,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,100,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,680,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,413,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,815,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Other: $1,137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $739,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,036,000
    Property: $5,030,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $922,000
    Other License: $489,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $75,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,882,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,033,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,313,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,855,000
    Regular Highways: $7,006,000
    General - Other: $3,623,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,562,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,224,000
    Health - Other: $763,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $466,000
    Sewerage: $418,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $166,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,100,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,680,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,413,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,815,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Other: $1,137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $739,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,036,000
    Property: $5,030,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $922,000
    Other License: $489,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $75,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,882,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,033,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,313,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,855,000
    Regular Highways: $7,006,000
    General - Other: $3,623,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,562,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,224,000
    Health - Other: $763,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $466,000
    Sewerage: $418,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $166,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,100,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,680,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,413,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,815,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Other: $1,137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $739,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,036,000
    Property: $5,030,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $922,000
    Other License: $489,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $75,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,882,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,033,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,313,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,855,000
    Regular Highways: $7,006,000
    General - Other: $3,623,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,562,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,436,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,697,000
    Financial Administration: $1,224,000
    Health - Other: $763,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $466,000
    Sewerage: $418,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
    Housing and Community Development: $166,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,074,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,100,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,680,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,420,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $584,000
    Interest Earnings: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,413,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Central Staff Services: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,815,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,284,000
    Other: $1,137,000
    Health and Hospitals: $739,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,036,000
    Property: $5,030,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $922,000
    Other License: $489,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $75,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,882,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,329
  • Number of aged recipients: 71
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,258
  • Number of recipients under 18: 230
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 946
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 153
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 487
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 581
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED347$125,017657$136,4323,322$158,025202$58,41113$652,462340$124,626146$89,986
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$108,10354$142,574265$160,47920$60,9000$020$127,45011$76,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$118,942108$98,741906$157,46898$46,1330$045$100,04472$63,736
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$119,97345$146,067598$157,16725$57,8400$016$128,50010$114,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$131,37522$107,955174$174,6554$98,7500$05$115,0006$62,833
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$139,85785$174,059
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$171,37541$184,707
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$159,77841$187,317
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$213,66712$163,083
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$140,5003$151,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, MO - Value
Most common first names in Franklin County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John56274.7 years
William56174.9 years
Mary46178.8 years
James37671.2 years
Robert37570.2 years
George34577.2 years
Charles32274.8 years
Edward23977.2 years
Joseph22875.7 years
Helen22280.1 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer18579.7 years
Smith16173.8 years
Miller12777.3 years
Brown12574.8 years
Johnson11577.3 years
Williams10672.2 years
Jones9775.2 years
Lewis7974.3 years
Reed7075.0 years
Wilson7075.1 years
Businesses in Franklin County, MO
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T4Lowe's2
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets16
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's2McDonald's4
Arby's3New Balance4
Ashley Furniture1Nike4
AutoZone2OfficeMax1
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Baymont Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King4Payless1
Chevrolet3Penske1
Circle K2Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless1Rue211
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3SONIC Drive-In3
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza4Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake2
FedEx11Subway6
Ford3Super 84
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell4
Goodwill2Target1
H&R Block4Toyota1
Hardee's2Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jack In The Box3U-Haul8
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular1
KFC2UPS16
Kohl's1Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy2Walmart3
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

Franklin County on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"