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Franklin County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2014: 62,860 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 47,260 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,759
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,270
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,880
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,994 (it was 3,963 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 492 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 128 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.1%), Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.8%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Franklin County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (26.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 31,281  (49.8%)
Females: 31,579  (50.2%)
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Franklin County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,433 ($38,968 in 1999)

This county:

$38433
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $763)
This county:

$530
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $123,862 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Franklin:

$123,862
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,448 - $189,578

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $174,111
Here:

$174,111
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $137,183
Here:

$137,183
State:

$173,086

Mobile homes: $86,697
Here:

$86,697
State:

$64,697
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,140
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

Institutionalized population: 1,051

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 397
  • Thefts: 348
  • Auto thefts: 61

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 18
  • Assaults: 37
  • Burglaries: 417
  • Thefts: 384
  • Auto thefts: 70
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 372 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2001: 528 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2002: 416 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2003: 435 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 488 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 539 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2006: 580 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2007: 544 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2008: 253 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2009: 141 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2010: 158 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2011: 126 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2012: 182 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2013: 254 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2014: 242 buildings, average cost: $177,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,303 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $861 (0.9%)

Franklin County household income distribution in 2009 Franklin County home values distribution Franklin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.6% for American Indian residents, 23.3% for other race residents, 43.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
Franklin County:

16.3%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.2% for American Indian residents, 21.3% for other race residents, 45.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 24 years old, Asian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Area name: Raleigh-Cary, NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $734 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $817 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1027 a month.

Cities in this county include: Louisburg, Franklinton, Youngsville, Bunn, Centerville.

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

2012 air pollution in Franklin County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Colfax County, New Mexico , McKinley County, New Mexico , Chatham County , Sandoval County, New Mexico , Woods County, Oklahoma , Southampton County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,802
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,692 (13% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

3.6%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 875
  • 1990 to 1994: 306
  • 1985 to 1989: 201
  • 1980 to 1984: 107
  • 1975 to 1979: 54
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1970 to 1974: 54
  • 1965 to 1969: 71

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 34.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,139
  • One, attached: 166
  • Two: 205
  • 3 or 4: 173
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 or more: 103
  • Mobile homes: 6,923
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 517

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 5,415 (558 second mortgage, 785 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,371

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,95161
Mainline Protestant2,44719
Black Protestant1,0497
Catholic5211
Other72
None37,644-
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: 14
Franklin County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Franklin County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

10.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.8%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.2%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 224 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,198
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $782.91
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,783
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,042
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.90
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Corn for grain: 1516 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5002 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12638 harvested acres
Vegetables: 624 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 73 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Franklin County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 280.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Franklin County center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North CarolinaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3222): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolinaurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1490): September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaSevere Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 4, 2002 to December 6, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1448): December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North CarolinaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 1, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1312): January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North CarolinaHurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 2, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1292): September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 4, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3146): September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaHurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 5, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1134): September 6, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North CarolinaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1087): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1087, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • North CarolinaSevere Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3110): March 17, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3110, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • North CarolinaSEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: November 28, 1988, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-818): December 2, 1988, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-818, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (65%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)

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

  • United States or American (24%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (2%)

Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,439 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 3,807 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 62 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 221 (1%)
  • Other means: 237 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 459 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Franklin County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 386 people in state prisons
  • 380 people in nursing homes
  • 281 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 96 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Franklin County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 519 people in college/university student housing
  • 473 people in state prisons
  • 408 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 153 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,810.

7.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.23% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($25,725 average AGI)
1.94% relocated from other states ($11,787 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.94%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wake County, NC  2.90% ($38,020 average AGI)
from Vance County, NC  0.36% ($26,114)
from Nash County, NC  0.30% ($26,102)
from Granville County, NC  0.29% ($28,625)
from Durham County, NC  0.17% ($37,094)
from Johnston County, NC  0.15% ($37,241)
from Warren County, NC  0.13% ($29,760)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.06% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($23,697 average AGI)
1.83% relocated to other states ($10,281 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.83%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  2.89% ($33,873 average AGI)
to Vance County, NC  0.30% ($27,207)
to Granville County, NC  0.28% ($28,519)
to Nash County, NC  0.26% ($27,480)
to Johnston County, NC  0.19% ($34,222)
to Durham County, NC  0.18% ($33,118)
to Warren County, NC  0.10% ($24,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Franklin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,372 (5,460 aged, 1,912 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,680 (11%)

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

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

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

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (561)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (484)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (406)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (290)
  • Unspecified dementia (283)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (230)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (181)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (138)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (131)
  • Congestive heart failure (130)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4897.230
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 104.630
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37227.2

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1372.430
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 747.760
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.35

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33.07

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.02
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.9
  • Other - 49.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,979
  • In family households: 50,908 (11,117 male householders, 5,200 female householders)
    12,052 spouses, 17,243 children (15,840 natural, 412 adopted, 991 stepchildren), 1,645 grandchildren, 656 brothers or sisters, 544 parents, 779 other relatives, 1,330 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,071 (3,256 male householders (2,614 living alone)), 3,450 female householders (2,967 living alone)), 1,365 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,640 (1,051 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,127 2-persons, 3,909 3-persons, 2,973 4-persons, 1,420 5-persons, 535 6-persons, 353 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,581 1-person, 955 2-persons, 127 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

7,740 married couples with children.
2,703 single-parent households (602 men, 2,101 women).

93.6% of residents of Franklin County speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,805,000 ($4163 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,894,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,556,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,405,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,997,000
Federal grants: $66,700,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,829,000 ($231,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,318,000 ($1,114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $930,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $38,938,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,197,000

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

Births: 3,451
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,301
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +757
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,324
Here:

+98 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.34 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 292
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,764
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,488
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,560
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,058
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,582
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,019
  • 1940 to 1949: 669
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,230
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 90
  • 3 rooms: 573
  • 4 rooms: 1,801
  • 5 rooms: 4,362
  • 6 rooms: 3,299
  • 7 rooms: 2,056
  • 8 rooms: 1,037
  • 9+ rooms: 660
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 181
  • 3 rooms: 501
  • 4 rooms: 1,135
  • 5 rooms: 1,182
  • 6 rooms: 489
  • 7 rooms: 282
  • 8 rooms: 88
  • 9+ rooms: 56
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 376
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,181
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,596
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,463
  • 5+ bedrooms: 230
  • no bedroom: 61
  • 1 bedroom: 553
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,777
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,336
  • 4 bedrooms: 186
  • 5+ bedrooms: 50
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 632
  • 1 vehicle: 3,409
  • 2 vehicles: 5,672
  • 3 vehicles: 3,088
  • 4 vehicles: 754
  • 5+ vehicles: 325
  • no vehicle: 567
  • 1 vehicle: 1,730
  • 2 vehicles: 1,261
  • 3 vehicles: 306
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 63

59% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in North Carolina.

Franklin County:

59.3%
State average:

54.4%

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

  • This state: 34119
  • Northeast: 3590
  • Midwest: 1936
  • South: 5010
  • West: 715

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $92,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (51.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.7%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • Electricity (46.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.1%)
  • Wood (4.7%)
  • Utility gas (3.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 434
Here:

7.8%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 223
Here:

9.1%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 539
Here:

35.4%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Franklin County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,784,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,007,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,397,000
    Air Transportation: $345,000
    Housing and Community Development: $318,000
    General Public Buildings: $50,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
    General - Other: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $57,373,000
    Health - Other: $7,474,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,465,000
    General - Other: $3,376,000
    Police Protection: $2,970,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,802,000
    Sewerage: $2,587,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,555,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,896,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,274,000
    Financial Administration: $1,242,000
    Water Utilities: $1,109,000
    General Public Buildings: $643,000
    Libraries: $637,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $517,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $433,000
    Air Transportation: $297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,721,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $151,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $3,647,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $534,000
    Health - Other: $427,000
    Solid Waste Management: $315,000
    General - Other: $315,000
    Police Protection: $286,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $114,000
    Libraries: $113,000
    Water Utilities: $95,000
    Correctional Institutions: $48,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $19,000
    General Public Building: $16,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $57,001,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,582,000
    Sewerage: $3,528,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,528,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,077,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $389,000
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000
    Air Transportation: $145,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $247,000
    All Other: $81,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $54,000
    General Local Government Support: $51,000
    All Other: $26,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,168,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $203,000
    Special Assessments: $61,000
    Rents: $34,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,512,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $48,576,000
    Public Welfare: $5,478,000
    All Other: $769,000
    Health and Hospitals: $653,000
    General Local Government Support: $346,000
    Housing and Community Development: $331,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,070,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,105,000
    NEC: $903,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $864,000
    Other License: $53,000
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,723,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,099,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,624,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,615,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,615,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,544,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,456
  • Number of aged recipients: 246
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,210
  • Number of recipients under 18: 217
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 754
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 485
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 718
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 573
Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 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 ORIGINATED291$159,113287$163,2541,045$162,50735$69,9430$0102$122,25592$74,261
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$164,89512$141,66782$154,8417$52,8570$010$174,70010$57,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$129,48061$118,656406$156,65365$29,1851$160,00025$137,72078$76,064
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$151,57943$127,674292$156,8636$26,5000$020$121,30025$87,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$147,71415$130,73382$165,0492$68,0000$02$148,0004$89,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$209,32440$203,1252$151,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$221,26717$212,1182$213,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$162,71411$272,1822$132,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$148,2502$232,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Franklin County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James33671.2 years
Mary25576.9 years
William25472.2 years
John22974.5 years
Robert19169.5 years
Willie16173.7 years
Annie16181.3 years
Joseph11968.7 years
George11872.9 years
Thomas7871.0 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Perry30475.3 years
Williams19971.0 years
Harris16074.2 years
Alston14272.1 years
Jones14072.1 years
Davis13276.2 years
Gupton11275.5 years
Smith10875.5 years
Johnson9877.9 years
Pearce9676.8 years
Businesses in Franklin County, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts2Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Rue211
Curves2Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Subway4
Domino's Pizza2Taco Bell1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul3
FedEx2U.S. Cellular1
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's1