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Franklin County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 56,916 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 47,286 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,744
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,130
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,398
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,906 (it was 3,565 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 692 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 82 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Franklin County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Some other race alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Virginia median age:  38.2 years
Males: 27,923  (49.1%)
Females: 28,993  (50.9%)
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Franklin County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,167 ($38,056 in 1999)

This county:

$50,167
Virginia:

$68,114

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $494 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $673)
This county:

$494
State:

$981


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $178,444 (it was $95,300 in 2000)
Franklin:

$178,444
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,546 - $317,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $263,695
Here:

$263,695
State:

$352,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $437,823
Here:

$437,823
State:

$343,400

In 2-unit structures: $209,374
Here:

$209,374
State:

$233,827

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $382,774
Here:

$382,774
State:

$225,729

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $338,452
Here:

$338,452
State:

$312,703

Mobile homes: $96,314
Here:

$96,314
State:

$68,737
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,138
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $327

Institutionalized population: 312

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 99
  • Thefts: 508
  • Auto thefts: 50

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 88
  • Thefts: 437
  • Auto thefts: 62
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 380 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2001: 468 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2002: 492 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2003: 449 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2004: 469 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2005: 509 buildings, average cost: $221,800
  • 2006: 475 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2007: 374 buildings, average cost: $274,100
  • 2008: 244 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2009: 119 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2010: 115 buildings, average cost: $248,800
  • 2011: 114 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2012: 95 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2013: 111 buildings, average cost: $262,700
  • 2014: 112 buildings, average cost: $261,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $929 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $968 (0.5%)

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 2016: 14.0%
Franklin County:

14.0%
Virginia:

11.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 74.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.3% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.9 years old
(Males: 45.7 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.8 years old, Black residents: 37.4 years old, American Indian residents: 39.9 years old, Asian residents: 35.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.6 years old, Other race residents: 23.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $375 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rocky Mount, North Shore, Ferrum, Henry Fork, Union Hall, Westlake Corner, Penhook, Boones Mill.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alexander County, Illinois , Ballard County, Kentucky , Bell County, Kentucky , Laurel County, Kentucky , Wythe County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,126
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,274 (35.5% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

2.2%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 96
  • 2000 to 2009: 270
  • 1990 to 1999: 539
  • 1980 to 1989: 144
  • 1970 to 1979: 97
  • Before 1970: 251
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,577
  • One, attached: 570
  • Two: 274
  • 3 or 4: 551
  • 5 to 9: 621
  • 10 to 19: 575
  • 20 to 49: 217
  • 50 or more: 148
  • Mobile homes: 5,290
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 10,238 (341 second mortgage, 1,484 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,127

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,65664
Mainline Protestant6,54436
Catholic5591
Other3312
Black Protestant1192
None31,950-
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: 6
Franklin County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Franklin County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.5%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,068
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $131.23
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.25%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,463
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,019
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.66%
Corn for grain: 2674 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 641 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 564 harvested acres
Vegetables: 36 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 234 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from Franklin County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.4 miles away from Franklin County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to September 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1135: September 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1135, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Virginia Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: June 22, 1995 to July 07, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1059: July 01, 1995, FEMA Id: 1059, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Virginia Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1994 to March 05, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1021: April 11, 1994, FEMA Id: 1021, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3112: March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: 3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 21, 1992 to April 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-944: May 19, 1992, FEMA Id: 944, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (40%)
  • Pakistan (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • England (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

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

  • American (32%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,240 (76.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,745 (10.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 80 (0.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 18 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 237 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 656 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,409 (8.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 692 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 247 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 1,051 people in college/university student housing
  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,179.

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.66% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($30,649 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($15,131 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.42%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Roanoke city, VA  0.91% ($29,514 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.64% ($50,961)
from Bedford County, VA  0.37% ($38,622)
from Henry County, VA  0.36% ($39,111)
from Botetourt County, VA  0.15% ($36,862)
from Pittsylvania County, VA  0.13% ($35,808)
from Salem city, VA  0.11% ($22,864)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.47% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,694 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($12,056 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.52%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Roanoke city, VA  0.94% ($29,112 average AGI)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.65% ($37,636)
to Henry County, VA  0.33% ($23,667)
to Bedford County, VA  0.30% ($40,333)
to Salem city, VA  0.15% ($36,100)
to Botetourt County, VA  0.11% ($46,636)
to Pittsylvania County, VA  0.09% ($38,176)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

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: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Franklin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Franklin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,223 (8,098 aged, 2,125 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,166 (10%)

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

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

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

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (513)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (487)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (440)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (300)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (282)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (222)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (206)
  • Unspecified dementia (197)
  • Congestive heart failure (150)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (142)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.01
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,701
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 74
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,922

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,120
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,041
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 125.9
  • Other - 26.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 56,916
  • In family households: 47,607 (8,505 male householders, 7,932 female householders)
    13,155 spouses, 13,904 children (12,790 natural, 312 adopted, 818 stepchildren), 1,215 grandchildren, 222 brothers or sisters, 410 parents, 795 other relatives, 1,399 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,706 (3,224 male householders (2,707 living alone)), 3,507 female householders (3,176 living alone)), 958 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,551

Size of family households: 9,211 2-persons, 3,050 3-persons, 2,597 4-persons, 961 5-persons, 443 6-persons, 194 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,881 1-person, 804 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 27 4-persons.

6,900 married couples with children.
2,763 single-parent households (622 men, 2,141 women).

96.1% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $203,666,000 ($4,086 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,796,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $118,898,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,756,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,815,000
Federal grants: $31,438,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,312,000 ($269,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,448,000 ($1,010,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $15,524,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,376,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,787,000

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

Births: 2,779
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,325
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +49
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,621
Here:

+52 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.05 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 179
  • 2010 to 2013: 618
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,346
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,294
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,764
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,456
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,294
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,509
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,153
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,982
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 59
  • 3 rooms: 130
  • 4 rooms: 1,818
  • 5 rooms: 3,939
  • 6 rooms: 4,004
  • 7 rooms: 2,986
  • 8 rooms: 2,016
  • 9+ rooms: 3,184
  • 1 room: 209
  • 2 rooms: 75
  • 3 rooms: 523
  • 4 rooms: 1,252
  • 5 rooms: 1,250
  • 6 rooms: 665
  • 7 rooms: 423
  • 8 rooms: 274
  • 9+ rooms: 197
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 270
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,028
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,750
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,335
  • 5+ bedrooms: 677
  • no bedroom: 211
  • 1 bedroom: 663
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,688
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,860
  • 4 bedrooms: 437
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population
  • no vehicle: 525
  • 1 vehicle: 3,395
  • 2 vehicles: 6,696
  • 3 vehicles: 4,585
  • 4 vehicles: 2,092
  • 5+ vehicles: 997
  • no vehicle: 500
  • 1 vehicle: 2,277
  • 2 vehicles: 1,416
  • 3 vehicles: 474
  • 4 vehicles: 114
  • 5+ vehicles: 112

87% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Virginia.

Franklin County:

86.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 39,288
  • Other state: 15,960
  • Northeast: 5,331
  • Midwest: 2,722
  • South: 6,889
  • West: 983

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (70.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Wood (9.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.4%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (82.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 670
Here:

12.4%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 400
Here:

17.1%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,424
Here:

51.9%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Franklin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $2,356,000
    General: $577,000
    Parks & Recreation: $376,000
    Libraries: $251,000
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $50,449,000
    Police Protection: $3,040,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,504,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,773,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,720,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,602,000
    General - Other: $1,545,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,395,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,297,000
    Financial Administration: $1,019,000
    Fire Protection: $953,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $938,000
    Central Staff Services: $681,000
    Parks & Recreation: $496,000
    Libraries: $449,000
    General Public Buildings: $354,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $225,000
    Health Services - Other: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,267,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $269,000
    Higher Education: $29,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $36,104,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,368,000
    Solid Waste Management: $651,000
    All Other: $83,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $28,000
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $252,000
    Education: $76,000
    Housing & Community Development: $49,000
    General Support: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,830,000
    Interest Earnings: $957,000
    Rents: $27,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $29,876,000
    All Other: $6,196,000
    General Support: $3,220,000
    Public Welfare: $2,404,000
    Housing & Community Development: $215,000
    Health & Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,999,000
    Total General Sales: $3,286,000
    Public Utilities: $1,772,000
    NEC: $1,157,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $928,000
    Other Selective Sales: $714,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $24,587,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,404,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $22,592,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,094,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,995,000
    Other, NEC: $310,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,639,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,357,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 520
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 476
  • Number of recipients under 18: 100
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 306
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 114
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 178
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 222
Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED143$150,140301$228,8701,518$204,336122$70,8363$571,667405$288,012126$86,389
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$119,66716$193,18870$170,42911$76,0910$021$259,6679$98,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$125,89736$226,583449$176,81148$69,5631$206,00059$240,93278$84,423
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$132,41736$193,389284$189,10920$44,0000$036$251,55628$83,857
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$140,75011$291,54581$196,5939$213,3330$015$361,40010$100,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$234,15413$184,7690$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$236,0003$240,0002$175,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$171,0008$196,2501$171,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$181,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$228,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Franklin County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James32073.1 years
William30074.5 years
John28975.3 years
Mary28679.4 years
George17676.4 years
Robert16372.5 years
Charles10972.6 years
Thomas10774.6 years
Walter9675.2 years
Annie9181.6 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hodges25372.2 years
Smith14074.9 years
Young12575.5 years
Jones11377.0 years
Hall11273.5 years
Perdue10775.2 years
Brown10778.9 years
Martin9775.0 years
Holland9470.2 years
Robertson9476.9 years
Businesses in Franklin County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger2
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy3
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Lowe's1
CVS3MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen5Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx5Subway6
Ford1U-Haul5
Goodwill1U.S. Cellular2
H&R Block2UPS6
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kincaid2YMCA1