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Franklin County, New York (NY)

County population in 2019: 50,170 (37% urban, 63% rural); it was 51,134 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,299
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,310
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,611
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,445 (it was 5,320 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

47%

Land area: 1631 sq. mi.

Water area: 66.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.2%), Public administration (13.7%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 30%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Franklin County, NY (2019)
    • 40,54581.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,3136.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,8115.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,8023.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6391.3%Two or more races
    • 2800.6%Asian alone
    • 720.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 490.10%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.3 years
New York median age:

39.2 years
Males: 27,337  (54.5%)
Females: 22,833  (45.5%)
Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,072 ($31,517 in 1999)
This county:

$53,072
New York:

$72,108

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $587 (lower quartile is $425, upper quartile is $755)
This county:

$587
State:

$1190


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,363 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Franklin:

$117,363
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,745 - $206,626

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $206,516
Here:

$206,516
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $218,429
Here:

$218,429
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $380,341
Here:

$380,341
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,889
Here:

$124,889
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $536,066
Here:

$536,066
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $78,345
Here:

$78,345
State:

$82,547

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,219
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $463

Institutionalized population: 4,995

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Franklin County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 122 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 1998: 110 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2000: 93 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 109 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2003: 124 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 176 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2005: 165 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2006: 144 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2007: 119 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 71 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2011: 57 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2014: 55 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2015: 56 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2016: 72 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2017: 107 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2018: 94 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2019: 92 buildings, average cost: $169,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, NY residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,789 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,971 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, NY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, NY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.5%
Franklin County:

16.5%
New York:

13.0%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.1% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for American Indian residents, 22.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.3% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.3 years old
(Males: 37.7 years old, Females: 44.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 29.2 years old, Asian residents: 40.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.0 years old, Other race residents: 35.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $439 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $524 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.

Cities in this county include: Malone, Harrietstown, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Moira, Bangor, Westville, Fort Covington, Constable, Bellmont.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Altamont town931036 - 16
Bangor town31.40.2 - 3.995 - 16
Bellmont town20.90.4 - 3.282 - 14
Bombay town21.60.3 - 4.7115 - 18
Brandon town01.30.1 - 4.194 - 16
Brighton town21.40.2 - 4.3105 - 17
Burke town01.30.1 - 4.093 - 15
Chateaugay town31.20.1 - 3.793 - 15
Constable town51.80.4 - 4.4105 - 16
Dickinson town20.90.4 - 3.372 - 14
Duane town01.50.2 - 4.9104 - 17
Fort Covington town41.70.4 - 4.6116 - 17
Franklin town61.00.1 - 3.183 - 13
Harrietstown town201.10.3 - 2.674 - 11
Malone town180.80.1 - 2.385 - 13
Moira town41.20.2 - 3.384 - 13
St.Regis Reservation01.50.2 - 4.8104 - 17
Santa Clara town01.50.2 - 4.594 - 16
Waverly town01.40.1 - 4.294 - 15
Westville town521 - 6127 - 20
Franklin county852 10 

2018 air pollution in Franklin County:

Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Big Horn County, Wyoming , Orleans County, Vermont , Clark County, Idaho , Klickitat County, Washington , Jones County, South Dakota , Rusk County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
New York:

8.1%

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

Current college students: 2,202
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,494 (58.4% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

3.0%
Whole state:

22.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1502010 or later
  • 3012000 to 2009
  • 3251990 to 1999
  • 5261980 to 1989
  • 3071970 to 1979
  • 690Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,961
  • One, attached: 201
  • Two: 1,225
  • 3 or 4: 1,126
  • 5 to 9: 765
  • 10 to 19: 340
  • 20 to 49: 118
  • 50 or more: 370
  • Mobile homes: 2,614
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 6,572 (79 second mortgage, 469 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,181

Here:

46.2% with mortgage
State:

59.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,43721
Mainline Protestant2,94226
Evangelical Protestant1,27719
Other2534
None28,690-
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: 18
Franklin County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

8.2%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.3%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 260 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $90,231
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $102.64
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.51%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $81,124
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,641
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 54.49%
Corn for grain: 1621 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 462 harvested acres
Vegetables: 374 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 30.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/8/2003 at 15:06:14, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 1.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4480-NY: March 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4480, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 14, 2017 - March 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4322, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4129: July 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 4129, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 26, 2011 to May 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1993: June 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Earthquake, Incident Period: April 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1415: May 16, 2002, FEMA Id: 1415, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • New York Virus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 01, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3155: October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Franklin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,035 (77.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,019 (10.4%)
  • Bus: 68 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 134 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 849 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,166 (6.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

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


  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (33%)
  • Dominican Republic (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • French (except Basque) (11%)
  • American (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • French Canadian (9%)
  • English (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • German (3%)

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

People in group quarters in Franklin County, New York in 2000:

  • 5,209 people in state prisons
  • 528 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 442 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 281 people in nursing homes
  • 247 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 62 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Franklin County, New York in 2010:

  • 4,762 people in state prisons
  • 867 people in college/university student housing
  • 286 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 111 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 106 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,132.

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
New York average:

4.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.78% relocated from other counties in New York ($40,915 average AGI)
1.23% relocated from other states ($14,504 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.23%
New York average:

1.80%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NY  0.73% ($37,984 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.54% ($35,348)
from Clinton County, NY  0.51% ($55,659)


4.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
New York average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.77% relocated to other counties in New York ($21,709 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($17,468 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.71%
New York average:

2.73%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NY  0.72% ($37,524 average AGI)
to Clinton County, NY  0.63% ($29,578)
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.62% ($34,226)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

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: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.2%
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: 8,999 (6,830 aged, 2,169 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,512 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (954)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (672)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (539)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (500)
  • Unspecified dementia (159)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (152)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (123)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (117)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (90)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,704
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 447
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,880

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,042
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 854
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 70.6
  • Other - 50.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,170
  • Male householders: 9,796 (2,635 living alone), Female householders: 9,486 (3,441 living alone)
  • 8,737 spouses (8,636 opposite-sex spouses), 1,928 unmarried partners, (1,893 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,609 children (10,966 natural, 253 adopted, 391 stepchildren), 1,540 grandchildren, 194 brothers or sisters, 180 parents, 139 foster children, 187 other relatives, 994 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 5,663

Size of family households: 5,785 2-persons, 2,772 3-persons, 1,990 4-persons, 985 5-persons, 369 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,075 1-person, 1,065 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 59 4-persons, 10 5-persons.

5,107 married couples with children.
3,643 single-parent households (1,589 men, 2,054 women).

91.2% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $303,002,000 ($5,940 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,267,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $118,433,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,668,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,882,000
Federal grants: $111,103,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,360,000 ($112,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,557,000 ($2,018,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,385,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,261,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,468,000

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

Births: 2,344
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,287
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +104
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -202
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.68 millions of gallons per day (34% from ground, 66% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built in Franklin County, New York
  • Year house built in Franklin County, New York
  • 4122014 or later
  • 3402010 to 2013
  • 1,6552000 to 2009
  • 3,0241990 to 1999
  • 3,2741980 to 1989
  • 3,1051970 to 1979
  • 2,0511960 to 1969
  • 2,0401950 to 1959
  • 1,2671940 to 1949
  • 8,6921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, New York
  • 201 room
  • 892 rooms
  • 4533 rooms
  • 1,7684 rooms
  • 2,4835 rooms
  • 2,5996 rooms
  • 2,5207 rooms
  • 1,3908 rooms
  • 2,3559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, New York
  • 2241 room
  • 2662 rooms
  • 1,1653 rooms
  • 1,4054 rooms
  • 1,0445 rooms
  • 6146 rooms
  • 4187 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 2279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, New York
  • 25no bedroom
  • 6331 bedroom
  • 3,2122 bedrooms
  • 6,2223 bedrooms
  • 2,8974 bedrooms
  • 6805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, New York
  • 273no bedroom
  • 1,4711 bedroom
  • 1,9802 bedrooms
  • 1,3533 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 2015+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, New York 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
  • 469no vehicle
  • 3,9051 vehicle
  • 6,8112 vehicles
  • 1,8373 vehicles
  • 4604 vehicles
  • 1745+ 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
  • 1,536no vehicle
  • 2,5301 vehicle
  • 1,2152 vehicles
  • 2163 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

84.8% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in New York.

Franklin County:

84.8%
State average:

89.5%

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

  • This state: 39,664
  • Other state: 8,192
  • Northeast: 5,353
  • Midwest: 812
  • South: 1,535
  • West: 487
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, NY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.9%Wood
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 406
Here:

9.2%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 295
Here:

13.8%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 803
Here:

53.9%
New York:

37.4%

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 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,717,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,901,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,450,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,899,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,421,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,846,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,971,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,488,000
    Health - Other: $12,025,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,003,000
    Regular Highways: $4,380,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,485,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,072,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,613,000
    Police Protection: $1,543,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,333,000
    Financial Administration: $1,246,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $787,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000
    Other: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,215,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $11,084,000
    Corrections: $200,000
    Transit Utilities: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,168,000
    Highways: $458,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,454,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,908,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,930,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,546,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,015,000
    Rents: $529,000
    Special Assessments: $500,000
    Interest Earnings: $442,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $276,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,163,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,574,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,908,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,630,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,414,000
    Other: $6,832,000
    Highways: $3,112,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,315,000
    Property: $17,523,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $969,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $478,000
    Other Selective Sales: $309,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,178,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,717,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,901,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,450,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,899,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,421,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,846,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,971,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,488,000
    Health - Other: $12,025,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,003,000
    Regular Highways: $4,380,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,485,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,072,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,613,000
    Police Protection: $1,543,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,333,000
    Financial Administration: $1,246,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $787,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000
    Other: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,215,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $11,084,000
    Corrections: $200,000
    Transit Utilities: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,168,000
    Highways: $458,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,454,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,908,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,930,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,546,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,015,000
    Rents: $529,000
    Special Assessments: $500,000
    Interest Earnings: $442,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $276,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,163,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,574,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,908,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,630,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,414,000
    Other: $6,832,000
    Highways: $3,112,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,315,000
    Property: $17,523,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $969,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $478,000
    Other Selective Sales: $309,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,178,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,717,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,901,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,450,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,899,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,421,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,846,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,971,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,488,000
    Health - Other: $12,025,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,003,000
    Regular Highways: $4,380,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,485,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,072,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,613,000
    Police Protection: $1,543,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,333,000
    Financial Administration: $1,246,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $787,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000
    Other: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,215,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $11,084,000
    Corrections: $200,000
    Transit Utilities: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,168,000
    Highways: $458,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,454,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,908,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,930,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,546,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,015,000
    Rents: $529,000
    Special Assessments: $500,000
    Interest Earnings: $442,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $276,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,163,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,574,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,908,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,630,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,414,000
    Other: $6,832,000
    Highways: $3,112,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,315,000
    Property: $17,523,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $969,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $478,000
    Other Selective Sales: $309,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,178,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $3,717,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,901,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,450,000
  • Charges - Other: $11,899,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,421,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,846,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,971,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,488,000
    Health - Other: $12,025,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,012,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,150,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,003,000
    Regular Highways: $4,380,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,485,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,072,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,613,000
    Police Protection: $1,543,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,333,000
    Financial Administration: $1,246,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,068,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $787,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $65,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $32,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000
    Other: $35,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,215,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $24,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $11,084,000
    Corrections: $200,000
    Transit Utilities: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,168,000
    Highways: $458,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,454,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,908,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,930,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,546,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,015,000
    Rents: $529,000
    Special Assessments: $500,000
    Interest Earnings: $442,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $276,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,163,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $82,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,574,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,908,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,630,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,414,000
    Other: $6,832,000
    Highways: $3,112,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,315,000
    Property: $17,523,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $969,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $478,000
    Other Selective Sales: $309,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,178,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,831
  • Number of aged recipients: 185
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,646
  • Number of recipients under 18: 171
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,271
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 389
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 787
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 786
Most common first names in Franklin County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary59181.4 years
John59074.8 years
William48875.2 years
Robert39971.2 years
Charles33576.5 years
Joseph33575.1 years
James32872.2 years
George32876.5 years
Margaret32381.0 years
Helen30881.9 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21778.6 years
Miller13079.9 years
Brown12977.0 years
Johnson10276.9 years
Clark9877.6 years
Williams9279.1 years
Martin9077.0 years
Cook8275.6 years
Robinson8177.0 years
Wood8175.5 years
Businesses in Franklin County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Burger King1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Dunkin Donuts3Sears2
Econo Lodge1Subway3
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx5T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value4
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1

Franklin County on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"