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County population in 2012: 1,195,537 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 1,068,978 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 210,994
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 53,589
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 249,613
Renter-occupied apartments: 212,652 (it was 189,165 in 2000)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

32%

Land area: 540 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 2183 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklin County: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (28.7%), Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Franklin County, Ohio:


Median resident age:  33.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years

Males: 566,499  (44.6%)
Females: 596,915  (55.4%)

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Franklin County,OH real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,416 ($42,734 in 1999)
This county:

$47416
Ohio:

$45395

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $623 (lower quartile is $493, upper quartile is $776)
This county:

$623
State:

$528


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $155,600 (it was $113,700 in 2000)
Franklin County:

$155,600
Ohio:

$134,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,600 - $224,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $192,723
Here:

$192,723
State:

$165,947

Townhouses or other attached units: $149,503
Here:

$149,503
State:

$149,379

In 2-unit structures: $135,893
Here:

$135,893
State:

$118,479

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,252
Here:

$137,252
State:

$128,262

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,914
Here:

$127,914
State:

$119,997

Mobile homes: $52,913
Here:

$52,913
State:

$32,066

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,155
Here:

$15,155
State:

$70,708
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,386
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $488

Institutionalized population: 7,895

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


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Health of residents in Franklin County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
84.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
73.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.
20.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,790 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,301 (1.6%)


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 2009: 18.2%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.2%
Franklin County:

18.2%
Ohio:

15.2%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 33 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Area name: Columbus, OH HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $823 a month.

Cities in this county include: Columbus, Westerville, Upper Arlington, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg, Dublin, Grove City, Hilliard, Whitehall, Worthington.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43002Amlin940.13.214.329.912.8489.646.904.2319.80
43004Blacklick184120.10.112.855.8519.73153.525.752.8012.80
43016Dublin44652.308.924.899.18102.886.102.4511.75
43017Dublin197795.4010.55.7812.28116.986.403.1012.90
43026Hilliard1076117.609.045.419.66106.896.503.4011.80
43054New Albany31160.10.16.843.799.3135.94.802.407.60
43068Reynoldsburg718180.50.18.424.7812.8152.025.502.809.50
43081Westerville1648114.80.17.544.698.59113.955.502.709.40
43085Columbus1816369.9012.687.5517.01134.138.404.2016.30
43086Westerville94.312.342.051.2453.072.401.103.30
43109Brice420.53.49.327.487.6181.626.703.406.80
43110Canal Winchester3051120.111.737.0812.73108.468.004.4315.23
43119Galloway21234.50.17.684.896.5284.856.103.2010.60
43123Grove City64791.10.17.735.347.799.685.803.409.50
43125Groveport14586.90.113.658.1713.8101.099.004.3019.40
43126Harrisburg418.55.211.129.616.565910.405.2014.80
43201Columbus25173.60.17.593.759.87129.994.301.609.53
43202Columbus290152.90.17.124.3610.71150.514.402.508.00
43203Columbus4847.40.15.731.489.02157.32.400.108.30
43204Columbus29930.20.15.953.745.4591.644.302.307.75
43205Columbus4645.30.48.834.7411.65131.914.201.908.30
43206Columbus16835.30.26.394.446.0995.334.952.707.30
43207Columbus210125.30.212.056.8915.9131.966.904.1012.80
43209Columbus84548.70.16.54.036.6101.44.502.208.70
43210Columbus9030.70.16.122.526.54106.912.700.9013.90
43211Columbus7825.90.15.493.764.5783.374.302.806.70
43212Columbus391178.20.16.443.9212.4192.644.302.207.00
43213Columbus47979.60.110.616.2211.85111.627.003.0813.00
43214Columbus965129.70.19.245.3611.28122.085.902.9011.30
43215Columbus31973.20.16.323.518.52134.713.501.707.20
43216Columbus252321.14217.957.5136.923.105.5337.65
43217Columbus13160.94.223.014.1899.12.501.735.23
43218Columbus710.126.15.13.4957.215.902.239.30
43219Columbus100112.20.111.116.1717.49157.445.303.3011.00
43220Columbus113568.10.17.795.167.1391.525.903.0010.60
43221Columbus1100142.608.975.9310111.396.103.5011.00
43222Columbus1116.40.46.825.014.5466.526.302.988.45
43223Columbus10325.40.15.923.945.1987.734.602.207.20
43224Columbus301333.90.17.865.0819.58249.095.903.338.70
43226Columbus514.72.18.186.076.0473.847.602.2012.40
43227Columbus25076.70.110.337.428.8585.678.454.6013.20
43228Columbus48173.50.17.374.088.32112.844.802.339.05
43229Columbus671102.80.17.835.177.798.416.003.0010.50
43230Columbus976417.7011.535.8719.61170.076.303.1012.60
43231Columbus165460.17.224.277.84108.75.202.308.75
43232Columbus484142.80.117.919.8618.18101.4711.405.7025.00
43234Columbus418.12.49.287.46.5170.178.302.408.40
43235Columbus1016108.309.445.5710.05106.526.803.2012.10
43266Columbus99350.13.791.238.56226.11.100.601.73
43279Columbus110.410.410.410.4  10.403.058.23
43299Columbus13.13.13.13.1  3.101.232.68

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2005 air pollution in Franklin County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.106 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.092 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 35 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 85 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 45 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.franklin.oh.us

Click to draw/clear Franklin County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Franklin County: Scioto Downs (A), Hickory Hills Golf Course (B), Worthington Hills Country Club (C), Cedar Ridge Picnic Area (D), Indian Ridge Picnic Area (E), Little Darby Picnic Area (F), Shagbark Reservable Area (G), White Oak Reservable Area (H), Oakhurst Country Club (I), Thomapple Country Club (J), The Golf Club (K), Winding Hollow Country Club (L), Camp Mary Orton (M), Circle S Farms (N), Franklin County Sanitary Landfill (O), Peters Family Farms (P), Brown Township House (Q), Jefferson Township Fire Department Station 140 (R), Pleasant Township Fire Department Station 231 (S), Hamilton Township Fire Department Station 172 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Olentangy Valley Centre Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Franklin County include: Concord Church (A), Salem Heights United Methodist Church (B), Green Hill Church (C), Main Chapel (D), Saint Pauls Church (E), Taylor Station Church (F), Walnut Hill Church (G), Homeland Church (H), Christian Family Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alton Cemetery (1), Scioto Cemetery (2), Seeds Cemetery (3), Burnside Cemetery (4), Sunset Cemetery (5), Ebenezer Cemetery (6), Franklin Hills Memory Garden (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Hoover Reservoir (A), Smith Pond (B), Timber Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gay Run (A), Big Run (B), Little Darby Creek (C), Hellbranch Run (D), Running Bear Run (E), George Creek (F), Schleppi Run (G), Plum Run North (H), Grove City Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Franklin County include: Bevelheimer Park (1), High Banks Metropolitan Park (2), Jefferson Community Park (3), Hoover Dam Park (4), Pickerington Ponds Wetlands Wildlife Refuge Park (5), South Branch Park (6), Darby Creek Metropolitan Park (7), Battelle Darby Creek Metropolitan Park (8), Worthington Hills Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Delaware County , Fairfield County , Licking County , Madison County , Pickaway County , Union County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 95,799
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 64,487 (32% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

6.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.7%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 179,370 (23,231 second mortgage, 28,668 home equity loan, 1,002 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 48,035

Here:

78.9% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.62%
Here37.6%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 402,125
Total congregations: 623

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents146,767 (36.5%)44,285 (11.0%)30,320 (7.5%)22,375 (5.6%)16,113 (4.0%)
Congregations52 (8.3%)83 (13.3%)46 (7.4%)36 (5.8%)35 (5.6%)
NameJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAVineyard USAChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents15,600 (3.9%)12,747 (3.2%)11,968 (3.0%)11,813 (2.9%)90,137 (22.4%)
Congregations11 (1.8%)30 (4.8%)4 (0.6%)25 (4.0%)301 (48.3%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Franklin County - Columbus, Westerville, Upper Arlington, Gahanna, Reynoldsburg

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Franklin County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 146
Franklin County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 285
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 730
Franklin County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Ohio:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

13.3%
State:

11.9%


Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 145 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $56,154
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $504.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.80%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,844
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,608
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.57%
Corn for grain: 15815 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4173 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 30124 harvested acres
Vegetables: 344 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14 acres

Tornado activity:

Franklin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 2.8 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/22/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the county center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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




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





Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 443,818 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 54,100 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16,348 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 74 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 34 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 553 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 198 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,504 (0%)
  • Walked: 14,610 (3%)
  • Other means: 2,460 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 14,925 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $52,746.

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Ohio average:

5.31%


0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.21%
Ohio average:

0.10%

3.72% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($19,638 average AGI)
2.46% relocated from other states ($17,925 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.46%
Ohio average:

1.67%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, OH  0.49% ($50,221 average AGI)
from Fairfield County, OH  0.37% ($34,050)
from Licking County, OH  0.30% ($33,214)
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.19% ($34,521)
from Montgomery County, OH  0.13% ($33,856)
from Madison County, OH  0.12% ($31,844)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.12% ($35,176)


6.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Ohio average:

5.79%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.07%
Ohio average:

0.04%

3.41% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($24,722 average AGI)
2.91% relocated to other states ($22,789 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.91%
Ohio average:

2.24%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Delaware County, OH  0.78% ($67,435 average AGI)
to Fairfield County, OH  0.44% ($44,801)
to Licking County, OH  0.36% ($49,526)
to Pickaway County, OH  0.16% ($40,491)
to Madison County, OH  0.14% ($40,799)
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.13% ($38,102)
to Union County, OH  0.12% ($56,554)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Franklin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 125,180 (105,250 aged, 19,930 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15064.68
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 307.720
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45101.66

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1593.460
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 779.910
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 62.87
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 111.020

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.38
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 7946.163

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 85.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 8.9
  • Other - 16.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.6
  • Suffocation - 24.0
  • Poisoning - 19.6
  • Fall - 2.9
  • Other - 5.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,138,190

Size of family households: 116,295 2-persons, 68,004 3-persons, 54,173 4-persons, 24,622 5-persons, 9,256 6-persons, 5,680 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 152,214 1-person, 37,420 2-persons, 5,819 3-persons, 2,294 4-persons, 873 5-persons, 331 6-persons, 254 7-or-more-persons.

91.0% of residents of Franklin County speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (54% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,603,491,000 ($7901 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,201,037,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,139,799,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,074,044,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $22,187,000
Federal grants: $3,613,880,000
Federal procurement contracts: $909,699,000 ($598,205,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $843,882,000 ($458,674,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $606,257,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,223,721,000
Federal Government insurance: $410,055,000

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

Births: 90,667
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 43,565
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23,343
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -47,319
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 184.25 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 64
  • 2 rooms: 626
  • 3 rooms: 3,820
  • 4 rooms: 14,291
  • 5 rooms: 47,676
  • 6 rooms: 61,019
  • 7 rooms: 48,259
  • 8 rooms: 39,231
  • 9+ rooms: 34,627
  • 1 room: 6,315
  • 2 rooms: 17,730
  • 3 rooms: 32,823
  • 4 rooms: 53,034
  • 5 rooms: 42,258
  • 6 rooms: 23,032
  • 7 rooms: 8,105
  • 8 rooms: 3,630
  • 9+ rooms: 2,238
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 232
  • 1 bedroom: 3,517
  • 2 bedrooms: 41,701
  • 3 bedrooms: 132,965
  • 4 bedrooms: 64,188
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7,010
  • no bedroom: 7,674
  • 1 bedroom: 51,948
  • 2 bedrooms: 89,579
  • 3 bedrooms: 32,886
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,615
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,463
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 8,502
  • 1 vehicle: 72,249
  • 2 vehicles: 120,694
  • 3 vehicles: 36,599
  • 4 vehicles: 8,700
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,869
  • no vehicle: 29,154
  • 1 vehicle: 96,371
  • 2 vehicles: 51,110
  • 3 vehicles: 9,280
  • 4 vehicles: 1,968
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,282

48% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Ohio.

Franklin County:

47.8%
State average:

58.2%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.2%)
  • Electricity (11.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (69.3%)
  • Electricity (28.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14,899
Here:

12.2%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,742
Here:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,051
Here:

19.9%
Ohio:

23.4%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Franklin County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 262 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 ORIGINATED7,041$135,4725,086$171,19021,565$172,373689$54,784100$1,782,9801,381$113,30326$49,731
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED423$133,286462$163,5521,996$159,942217$29,6314$327,500153$100,59525$39,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,025$120,512811$134,7997,220$157,3621,093$27,73321$629,524690$107,70981$43,481
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN682$130,814605$187,5343,996$162,802187$50,64217$946,471263$152,5553$73,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS136$115,838116$154,1901,177$157,06477$63,0393$1,952,00062$120,1295$35,200
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 220 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED992$183,457809$187,0847$140,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED247$173,352266$191,08620$92,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED157$195,439147$201,1224$163,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$179,20985$189,1410$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS25$145,16020$166,4005$60,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Franklin County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7,17178.7 years
John5,97672.9 years
William5,71772.8 years
Robert5,13770.2 years
James4,89870.1 years
Charles4,24772.7 years
Helen3,32980.2 years
George2,88474.7 years
Margaret2,65379.4 years
Ruth2,63879.1 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,68573.9 years
Miller1,70375.4 years
Johnson1,50872.9 years
Williams1,50873.6 years
Jones1,50573.7 years
Brown1,40273.6 years
Davis1,38174.8 years
Moore1,01873.5 years
Thompson89074.3 years
Wilson82874.7 years
Businesses in Franklin County, OH
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Jones New York18
ALDO2Journeys3
AMF Bowling2KFC29
AT&T24Kincaid6
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kmart4
Abercrombie Kids2Knights Inn4
Ace Hardware4Kohl's9
Aeropostale4Kroger54
American Eagle Outfitters4La Quinta4
Ann Taylor5La-Z-Boy3
Apple Store2Lane Bryant5
Applebee's11Lane Furniture6
Arby's24LensCrafters8
Ashley Furniture3Little Caesars Pizza17
AutoZone18Long John Silver's11
Avenue4Lowe's10
BMW2Macy's8
Bakers2Marriott17
Banana Republic3Marshalls5
Baskin-Robbins3MasterBrand Cabinets51
Bath & Body Works18Maurices1
Baymont Inn5McDonald's67
Bebe2Meijer8
Bed Bath & Beyond6Men's Wearhouse8
Bentleymotors.Com1Microtel1
Best Western5Motel 66
Blockbuster18Motherhood Maternity9
Brooks Brothers2New Balance22
Brookstone3New York & Co3
Budget Car Rental8Nike74
Buffalo Wild Wings12Nordstrom1
Burger King31OfficeMax8
Buybuy BABY1Old Navy6
CVS51Olive Garden5
Cache1On The Border1
Cambria1Outback3
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse3
Caribou Coffee10Pac Sun3
Casual Male XL5Panda Express8
Catherines4Panera Bread18
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza11
Chick-Fil-A6Payless16
Chico's3Penske13
Chipotle27PetSmart6
Chuck E. Cheese's3Pier 1 Imports5
Church's Chicken4Pizza Hut23
Cinnabon 3Popeyes6
Clarion1Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Clarks1Quality3
Cold Stone Creamery9Quiznos5
Coldwater Creek4RadioShack20
Comfort Inn5Ramada1
Comfort Suites6Red Lobster5
Costco1Red Robin4
Cracker Barrel2Red Roof Inn9
Crate & Barrel1Rodeway Inn2
Curves11Ruby Tuesday6
DHL14Rue211
Dairy Queen25Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Days Inn5SAS Shoes2
Deb1SONIC Drive-In7
Decora Cabinetry18Saks Fifth Avenue1
Discount Tire7Sam's Club4
Domino's Pizza10Sears20
DressBarn2Sephora3
Dunkin Donuts6Sleep Inn1
Econo Lodge2Spencer Gifts3
Eddie Bauer2Sprint Nextel22
Ethan Allen1Staples12
Express3Starbucks68
Extended Stay America6Steak 'n Shake12
Extended Stay Deluxe2Subway62
Famous Footwear7Super 85
Fashion Bug5T-Mobile44
FedEx192T.G.I. Driday's2
Finish Line5T.J.Maxx5
Firestone Complete Auto Care21Taco Bell37
Foot Locker4Talbots5
Forever 213Target12
GNC24The Athlete's Foot1
GameStop21The Cheesecake Factory2
Gap3The Limited3
Goodwill2Tim Hortons47
Gymboree4Toys"R"Us6
H&M2Trader Joe's2
H&R Block36Travelodge1
Haagen-Dazs1True Value3
Havertys Furniture1U-Haul58
Haworth2UPS279
Hawthorn3Urban Outfitters1
Hobby Lobby4Value City Furniture4
Holiday Inn17Vans5
Hollister Co.3Verizon Wireless13
Home Depot9Victoria's Secret6
HomeTown Buffet4Waffle House13
Hot Topic3Walgreens34
Hyatt4Walmart10
IHOP1Wendy's66
InTown Suites3Westin1
J. Jill2Wet Seal2
J.Crew2White Castle20
JCPenney4Whole Foods Market2
JoS. A. Bank5Wingate1
Johnny Rockets2YMCA11
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