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Franklin County, North Carolina (NC)

County population in 2017: 66,168 (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: 134 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Educational, health and social services (18.0%), Construction (10.6%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Franklin County, NC (2017)
    • 41,00586.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,61435.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,43311.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2202.6%Two or more races
    • 3170.7%Asian alone
    • 2790.6%Some other race alone
    • 2610.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Males: 32,115  (48.5%)
Females: 34,053  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,825 ($38,968 in 1999)
This county:

$54,825
North Carolina:

$52,752

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $542 (lower quartile is $403, upper quartile is $778)
This county:

$542
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,100 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Franklin:

$158,100
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,000 - $234,100

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $210,517
Here:

$210,517
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,831
Here:

$111,831
State:

$203,169

Mobile homes: $98,246
Here:

$98,246
State:

$69,094

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,195
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $370

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:

  • 1997: 331 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1998: 347 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 1999: 417 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 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
  • 2015: 353 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2016: 457 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2017: 588 buildings, average cost: $168,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, NC residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, NC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,517 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,051 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Franklin, NC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, NC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.5%
Franklin County:

17.5%
North Carolina:

14.7%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for American Indian residents, 34.4% for other race residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.4 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 47.5 years old, American Indian residents: 47.1 years old, Asian residents: 39.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.6 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

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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:

4.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 1,802
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,016 (18.3% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

6.1%
Whole state:

8.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9022010 or later
  • 1,1022000 to 2009
  • 1,1111990 to 1999
  • 3081980 to 1989
  • 781970 to 1979
  • 125Before 1970

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: 19,537
  • One, attached: 365
  • Two: 299
  • 3 or 4: 587
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 509
  • 20 to 49: 186
  • 50 or more: 94
  • Mobile homes: 6,539
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 226

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 10,885 (297 second mortgage, 959 home equity loan, 145 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,778

Here:

62.5% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3380: October 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 3380, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4285: October 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4285, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3222: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3222, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1490: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1490, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 04, 2002 to December 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1448: December 12, 2002, FEMA Id: 1448, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • North Carolina Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 24, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1312: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1312, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd & Irene, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to November 02, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1292: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 15, 1999 to October 04, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3146: September 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3146, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to October 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1134: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1134, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Carolina Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1087: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1087, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, 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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Franklin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,223 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,194 (7.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 221 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 467 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,780 (11.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Yemen (14%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • South Africa (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (14%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $53,363.

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
North Carolina average:

7.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.02% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($37,583 average AGI)
2.11% relocated from other states ($14,158 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.11%
North Carolina average:

3.75%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wake County, NC  4.20% ($53,455 average AGI)
from Vance County, NC  0.41% ($35,629)
from Granville County, NC  0.30% ($47,831)
from Nash County, NC  0.30% ($34,891)
from Durham County, NC  0.28% ($38,295)
from Johnston County, NC  0.27% ($54,431)
from Guilford County, NC  0.12% ($48,680)


7.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
North Carolina average:

7.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.52% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($33,101 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($11,470 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.71%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wake County, NC  2.72% ($48,728 average AGI)
to Vance County, NC  0.45% ($24,863)
to Granville County, NC  0.38% ($41,025)
to Nash County, NC  0.36% ($33,118)
to Johnston County, NC  0.28% ($35,467)
to Durham County, NC  0.13% ($38,821)
to Guilford County, NC  0.11% ($40,739)

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 population 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
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: 7,372 (5,460 aged, 1,912 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,680 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 4,897
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 105
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,227

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,372
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 748
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
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: 66,168
  • In family households: 57,460 (8,838 male householders, 9,780 female householders)
    13,745 spouses, 18,111 children (15,960 natural, 845 adopted, 1,306 stepchildren), 2,454 grandchildren, 177 brothers or sisters, 1,192 parents, 2,070 other relatives, 1,093 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,283 (2,684 male householders (1,897 living alone)), 3,111 female householders (2,560 living alone)), 1,488 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,425

Size of family households: 9,795 2-persons, 3,399 3-persons, 2,840 4-persons, 2,106 5-persons, 159 6-persons, 319 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,457 1-person, 1,274 2-persons, 64 3-persons.

9,059 married couples with children.
3,269 single-parent households (544 men, 2,725 women).

91.7% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (14% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,805,000 ($4,163 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:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • Year house built in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • 1,1122014 or later
  • 3022010 to 2013
  • 7,1772000 to 2009
  • 7,6901990 to 1999
  • 3,8511980 to 1989
  • 3,2341970 to 1979
  • 1,6331960 to 1969
  • 1,5941950 to 1959
  • 4621940 to 1949
  • 1,3821939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 2262 rooms
  • 4713 rooms
  • 1,0124 rooms
  • 4,5375 rooms
  • 4,7576 rooms
  • 2,2067 rooms
  • 1,8628 rooms
  • 2,5929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • 131 room
  • 3012 rooms
  • 7953 rooms
  • 1,7574 rooms
  • 1,7485 rooms
  • 1,4876 rooms
  • 4597 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 1079+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 5611 bedroom
  • 1,8282 bedrooms
  • 11,6303 bedrooms
  • 2,6344 bedrooms
  • 1,0105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, North Carolina
  • 13no bedroom
  • 4581 bedroom
  • 2,1892 bedrooms
  • 3,8113 bedrooms
  • 2794 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, North Carolina 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
  • 444no vehicle
  • 2,9681 vehicle
  • 6,4622 vehicles
  • 3,7663 vehicles
  • 2,1634 vehicles
  • 1,8605+ 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
  • 878no vehicle
  • 2,2201 vehicle
  • 2,5802 vehicles
  • 4013 vehicles
  • 6114 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles

90.4% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in North Carolina.

Franklin County:

90.4%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 41,430
  • Other state: 20,295
  • Northeast: 6,148
  • Midwest: 1,959
  • South: 10,068
  • West: 2,120
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, NC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.3%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.3%Electricity
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 836
Here:

12.8%
North Carolina:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 503
Here:

13.4%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 912
Here:

31.5%
North Carolina:

17.9%

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 - Sewerage: $1,798,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $913,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $334,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $58,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $936,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,081,000
    Police Protection: $1,362,000
    Sewerage: $1,087,000
    Water Utilities: $1,087,000
    Local Fire Protection: $584,000
    Central Staff Services: $349,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Financial Administration: $252,000
    Housing and Community Development: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $481,000
    Other: $137,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,760,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $522,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,887,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,122,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $764,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,026,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $178,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $82,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $838,000
    Regular Highways: $54,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,262,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $61,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,573,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Other License: $667,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,653,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,798,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $913,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $334,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $58,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $936,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,081,000
    Police Protection: $1,362,000
    Sewerage: $1,087,000
    Water Utilities: $1,087,000
    Local Fire Protection: $584,000
    Central Staff Services: $349,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Financial Administration: $252,000
    Housing and Community Development: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $481,000
    Other: $137,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,760,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $522,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,887,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,122,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $764,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,026,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $178,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $82,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $838,000
    Regular Highways: $54,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,262,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $61,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,573,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Other License: $667,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,653,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,798,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $913,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $334,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $58,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $936,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,081,000
    Police Protection: $1,362,000
    Sewerage: $1,087,000
    Water Utilities: $1,087,000
    Local Fire Protection: $584,000
    Central Staff Services: $349,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Financial Administration: $252,000
    Housing and Community Development: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $481,000
    Other: $137,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,760,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $522,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,887,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,122,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $764,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,026,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $178,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $82,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $838,000
    Regular Highways: $54,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,262,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $61,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,573,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Other License: $667,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,653,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,798,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $913,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $334,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $58,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $936,000
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000
    Police Protection: $74,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,081,000
    Police Protection: $1,362,000
    Sewerage: $1,087,000
    Water Utilities: $1,087,000
    Local Fire Protection: $584,000
    Central Staff Services: $349,000
    General Public Buildings: $275,000
    Regular Highways: $274,000
    Financial Administration: $252,000
    Housing and Community Development: $91,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Transit Utilities: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $481,000
    Other: $137,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,760,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $522,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,887,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,122,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $764,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,026,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $178,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $82,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Rents: $37,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $838,000
    Regular Highways: $54,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,262,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,737,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $61,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $130,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,573,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000
    Other License: $667,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,653,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000

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
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 in Franklin, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, NC - 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