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Franklin County, Tennessee (TN)

County population in 2019: 42,470 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 39,270 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,918
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,368
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,773
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,725 (it was 3,230 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 555 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.7%), Educational, health and social services (20.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Franklin County, TN (2019)
    • 37,28795.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,9164.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5113.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2863.3%Two or more races
    • 1960.5%Asian alone
    • 1340.3%Some other race alone
    • 270.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 200.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Males: 20,811  (49.0%)
Females: 21,659  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Tennessee:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,246 ($36,044 in 1999)
This county:

$54,246
Tennessee:

$56,071

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $523 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$523
State:

$716


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $159,764 (it was $80,200 in 2000)
Franklin:

$159,764
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,096 - $267,063
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,105
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

Institutionalized population: 327

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 63
  • Burglaries: 122
  • Thefts: 127
  • Auto thefts: 39

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 165
  • Auto thefts: 45
Franklin County, TN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 339 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1998: 294 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1999: 302 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2000: 268 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 235 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2002: 276 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2003: 251 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2004: 284 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2005: 250 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2006: 277 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2007: 238 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2008: 146 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2009: 116 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2010: 85 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2011: 77 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2012: 94 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2013: 92 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2014: 110 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2015: 127 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2016: 139 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2017: 182 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2018: 180 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2019: 205 buildings, average cost: $191,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, TN residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, TN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $979 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $979 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, TN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, TN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, TN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
Franklin County:

13.1%
Tennessee:

13.9%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents, 9.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.6% for other race residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.5 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 44.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 46.5 years old, American Indian residents: 47.7 years old, Asian residents: 32.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.2 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $380 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $488 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $710 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winchester, Harmony, Sewanee, Decherd, Estill Springs, Cowan, Huntland, Sherwood.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Franklin County: Weatherly Switch (A), Red Clay Council Grounds (B), Johnston Campside (C), Cleveland Fairgounds (D), Grays Ferry (E), Blythewood Stock Farms (F), Cleveland Filtration Plant (G), Cleveland Utilities Sewage Treatment Plant (H), Apple Valley Orchards (I), Marble Switch (J), Hidden Valley Camp (K), B and B Marina (L), Cleveland Golf and Country Club (M), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 2 (N), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 3 (O), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 5 (P), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 4 (Q), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 6 (R), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 1 (S), Bradley County Fire and Rescue Station 7 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin County include: New Prospect Church (A), Fairview Church (B), Tasso Christian Church (C), Standfield Church (D), Sugar Creek Church (E), Saint Elmo Church (F), Sunrise Church (G), Samples Memorial Church (H), Lebanon Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sunset Memorial Gardens (1), Swan Cemetery (2), Seaborn Cemetery (3), Shannon Cemetery (4), Ware Cemetery (5), Lee Cemetery (6), Bancroft Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hughes Lake (A), Stone Lake (B), Davis Lake (C), Simpson Pond (D), Johnston Ponds (E), Green Shadow Lake (F), C C Blankenship Lake (G), Jersey Meadow Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Chatata Creek (A), Kinser Creek (B), South Chestuee Creek (C), Bacon Branch (D), Jerry Branch (E), Clark Branch (F), Climer Branch (G), Dull Hoe Creek (H), Gatlin Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Franklin County include: Red Clay State Historic Area (1), Candies Creek Wildlife Management Area (2), Bradley County Park (3), Mike Burke Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Conway County, Arkansas , Crawford County, Arkansas , Hughes County, Oklahoma , Fannin County, Georgia , Tipton County , Murray County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Tennessee:

5.0%

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

Current college students: 2,292
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,346 (44.5% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

3.2%
Whole state:

5.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5452010 or later
  • 3192000 to 2009
  • 1941990 to 1999
  • 1561980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 91Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,665
  • One, attached: 349
  • Two: 782
  • 3 or 4: 265
  • 5 to 9: 194
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 to 49: 59
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 2,196
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 55

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 6,367 (108 second mortgage, 375 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,135

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,50280
Mainline Protestant3,52520
Catholic8001
Black Protestant4804
Other42
None20,741-
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: 11
Franklin County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Franklin County:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

10.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

30.1%
State:

30.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 135 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,110
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $302.43
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,051
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.68%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,151
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.92%
Corn for grain: 24337 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10110 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3946 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 23740 harvested acres
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Franklin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 2111936.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 258 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 55.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from Franklin 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) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Tennessee Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4514, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1974: May 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1974, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 2011 to March 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1965: March 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 1965, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Tennessee Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3217: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3217, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and High Winds, Incident Period: January 17, 1999 to February 01, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1262: January 19, 1999, FEMA Id: 1262, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Tennessee Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1260: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1260, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Tennessee Ice Storm, Severe Winter Storm, Flash Flooding, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1010: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1010, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Flash Flood
  • Tennessee Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3095: March 14, 1993, FEMA Id: 3095, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Tennessee Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 14, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-889: January 04, 1991, FEMA Id: 889, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Tennessee TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 04, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-424: April 04, 1974, FEMA Id: 424, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (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: 13,328 (80.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,443 (8.7%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 20 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 107 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 52 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 844 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 751 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (24%)
  • Zimbabwe (9%)
  • Poland (8%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Ethiopia (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (28%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • European (5%)
  • Scottish (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, Tennessee in 2000:

  • 1,304 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 225 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 1,400 people in college/university student housing
  • 205 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,019.

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Tennessee average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.93% relocated from other counties in Tennessee ($25,425 average AGI)
2.37% relocated from other states ($22,699 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.37%
Tennessee average:

3.48%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coffee County, TN  1.77% ($36,638 average AGI)
from Rutherford County, TN  0.27% ($53,244)
from Bedford County, TN  0.24% ($38,472)
from Lincoln County, TN  0.20% ($31,100)
from Grundy County, TN  0.20% ($34,033)
from Moore County, TN  0.17% ($57,808)
from Davidson County, TN  0.17% ($42,731)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Tennessee average:

6.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.83% relocated to other counties in Tennessee ($25,870 average AGI)
2.07% relocated to other states ($21,239 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.07%
Tennessee average:

2.95%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Coffee County, TN  1.58% ($35,853 average AGI)
to Rutherford County, TN  0.32% ($42,306)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.30% ($37,556)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.23% ($41,765)
to Grundy County, TN  0.21% ($30,742)
to Bedford County, TN  0.17% ($29,308)
to Davidson County, TN  0.17% ($49,654)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.2%
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: 8,092 (6,591 aged, 1,501 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 752 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,000)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (663)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (627)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (438)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (415)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (325)
  • Unspecified dementia (118)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (103)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (91)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (53)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,243
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 486
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,341

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,112
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,154
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 181.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 114.0
  • Other - 67.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,470
  • Male householders: 8,313 (2,147 living alone), Female householders: 8,372 (2,517 living alone)
  • 8,999 spouses (8,877 opposite-sex spouses), 664 unmarried partners, (634 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,953 children (8,940 natural, 354 adopted, 661 stepchildren), 1,430 grandchildren, 250 brothers or sisters, 371 parents, 54 foster children, 538 other relatives, 1,505 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,026

Size of family households: 5,976 2-persons, 2,361 3-persons, 1,618 4-persons, 972 5-persons, 252 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,666 1-person, 470 2-persons, 186 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

5,209 married couples with children.
1,719 single-parent households (826 men, 893 women).

96.6% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $264,093,000 ($6,488 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $37,997,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $118,179,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $57,295,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,895,000
Federal grants: $55,938,000
Federal procurement contracts: $19,676,000 ($17,104,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,111,000 ($936,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,088,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,973,000
Federal Government insurance: $42,110,000

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

Births: 2,397
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,201
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +163
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,425
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.35 millions of gallons per day (45% from ground, 55% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • 4602014 or later
  • 5522010 to 2013
  • 2,5762000 to 2009
  • 4,0401990 to 1999
  • 2,9421980 to 1989
  • 2,9941970 to 1979
  • 2,2201960 to 1969
  • 1,4761950 to 1959
  • 7471940 to 1949
  • 1,4221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • 271 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1913 rooms
  • 8024 rooms
  • 2,4535 rooms
  • 3,0806 rooms
  • 2,0107 rooms
  • 1,6978 rooms
  • 2,1849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • 581 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 4103 rooms
  • 1,1414 rooms
  • 1,0035 rooms
  • 8126 rooms
  • 4257 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 1309+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Tennessee
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • 43no bedroom
  • 1801 bedroom
  • 1,4332 bedrooms
  • 7,6873 bedrooms
  • 2,4744 bedrooms
  • 6355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Tennessee
  • 74no bedroom
  • 3751 bedroom
  • 1,6642 bedrooms
  • 1,7423 bedrooms
  • 2214 bedrooms
  • 1415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Tennessee 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
  • 410no vehicle
  • 2,7911 vehicle
  • 4,5722 vehicles
  • 2,9653 vehicles
  • 1,1654 vehicles
  • 6105+ 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
  • 349no vehicle
  • 2,1531 vehicle
  • 1,0672 vehicles
  • 3983 vehicles
  • 2304 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles

89.7% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Tennessee.

Franklin County:

89.7%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 26,296
  • Other state: 14,458
  • Northeast: 1,600
  • Midwest: 3,984
  • South: 7,157
  • West: 1,728
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, TN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.5%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.1%Electricity
  • 19.0%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 438
Here:

11.2%
Tennessee:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 241
Here:

11.4%
Tennessee:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,688
Here:

59.9%
Tennessee:

23.1%

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:

  • Charges - Other: $2,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,980,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $968,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $609,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,088,000
    Police Protection: $4,813,000
    General - Other: $4,700,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,637,000
    Financial Administration: $2,157,000
    Regular Highways: $1,954,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,880,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,559,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,448,000
    General Public Buildings: $794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Health - Other: $564,000
    Libraries: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $145,000
    Corrections - Other: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000
    Education: $127,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,067,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $315,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $270,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,839,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,895,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,983,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,856,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,619,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,741,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,292,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $619,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $188,000
    Rents: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $56,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,215,000
    General - Other: $725,000
    Police Protection: $491,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    General Public Building: $153,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,408,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $33,956,000
    Highways: $2,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,578,000
    Other: $1,397,000
    Health and Hospitals: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,229,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $298,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $184,000
    Public Utility License: $95,000
    Other License: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,805,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,980,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $968,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $609,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,088,000
    Police Protection: $4,813,000
    General - Other: $4,700,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,637,000
    Financial Administration: $2,157,000
    Regular Highways: $1,954,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,880,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,559,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,448,000
    General Public Buildings: $794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Health - Other: $564,000
    Libraries: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $145,000
    Corrections - Other: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000
    Education: $127,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,067,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $315,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $270,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,839,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,895,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,983,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,856,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,619,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,741,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,292,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $619,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $188,000
    Rents: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $56,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,215,000
    General - Other: $725,000
    Police Protection: $491,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    General Public Building: $153,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,408,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $33,956,000
    Highways: $2,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,578,000
    Other: $1,397,000
    Health and Hospitals: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,229,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $298,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $184,000
    Public Utility License: $95,000
    Other License: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,805,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,980,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $968,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $609,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,088,000
    Police Protection: $4,813,000
    General - Other: $4,700,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,637,000
    Financial Administration: $2,157,000
    Regular Highways: $1,954,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,880,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,559,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,448,000
    General Public Buildings: $794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Health - Other: $564,000
    Libraries: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $145,000
    Corrections - Other: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000
    Education: $127,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,067,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $315,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $270,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,839,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,895,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,983,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,856,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,619,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,741,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,292,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $619,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $188,000
    Rents: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $56,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,215,000
    General - Other: $725,000
    Police Protection: $491,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    General Public Building: $153,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,408,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $33,956,000
    Highways: $2,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,578,000
    Other: $1,397,000
    Health and Hospitals: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,229,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $298,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $184,000
    Public Utility License: $95,000
    Other License: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,805,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,188,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,980,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $968,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $609,000
    General Public Buildings: $194,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,088,000
    Police Protection: $4,813,000
    General - Other: $4,700,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,637,000
    Financial Administration: $2,157,000
    Regular Highways: $1,954,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,880,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,559,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,448,000
    General Public Buildings: $794,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Health - Other: $564,000
    Libraries: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $145,000
    Corrections - Other: $122,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000
    Education: $127,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,067,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,427,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $315,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $270,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,839,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,895,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,983,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,856,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,619,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,741,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,292,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $619,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $188,000
    Rents: $121,000
    Sale of Property: $56,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,215,000
    General - Other: $725,000
    Police Protection: $491,000
    Regular Highways: $294,000
    General Public Building: $153,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,015,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,408,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $33,956,000
    Highways: $2,191,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,578,000
    Other: $1,397,000
    Health and Hospitals: $114,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,492,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,229,000
    Other Selective Sales: $449,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $298,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $184,000
    Public Utility License: $95,000
    Other License: $12,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,805,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 964
  • Number of aged recipients: 126
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 838
  • Number of recipients under 18: 91
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 614
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 259
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 422
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 402
Most common first names in Franklin County, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35672.3 years
William29774.0 years
John28773.9 years
Mary27078.2 years
Robert17572.2 years
Charles14871.0 years
George13376.8 years
Thomas11772.8 years
Joe7071.8 years
Willie6479.4 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17574.6 years
Hill13873.2 years
Clark9575.8 years
Taylor9472.9 years
Williams8372.8 years
Morris8172.6 years
Garner8174.2 years
Hall7776.4 years
Gipson7573.8 years
Davis7373.4 years
Businesses in Franklin County, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway2
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS2
KFC1Waffle House1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1