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Franklin County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2019: 49,090 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 45,417 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,101
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,728
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,569
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,684 (it was 4,196 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

29%

Land area: 637 sq. mi.

Water area: 54.9 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (14.2%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Franklin County, VT (2019)
    • 45,91493.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7023.4%Two or more races
    • 7971.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4240.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2680.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2200.4%Asian alone
    • 120.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Vermont median age:

42.8 years
Males: 24,487  (49.9%)
Females: 24,603  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,571 ($41,659 in 1999)
This county:

$66,571
Vermont:

$63,001

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $848 (lower quartile is $636, upper quartile is $1,107)
This county:

$848
State:

$884


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,422 (it was $99,900 in 2000)
Franklin:

$221,422
Vermont:

$233,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,137 - $294,764

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $262,832
Here:

$262,832
State:

$280,244

Townhouses or other attached units: $289,978
Here:

$289,978
State:

$268,006

In 2-unit structures: $198,676
Here:

$198,676
State:

$259,382

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,765
Here:

$225,765
State:

$253,694

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $213,109
Here:

$213,109
State:

$235,156

Mobile homes: $119,051
Here:

$119,051
State:

$89,986

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,589
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $579

Institutionalized population: 382

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 75
  • Thefts: 188
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 124
  • Auto thefts: 11
Franklin County, VT map from a distance

Health of residents in Franklin County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is significantly better than average.
77.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
66.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
77.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Franklin County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
73.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
51.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
86.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
71.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 195 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.
48.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 154 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1998: 196 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1999: 223 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2000: 201 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2001: 196 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2002: 233 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2003: 247 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2004: 276 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2005: 288 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2006: 181 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2007: 140 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2008: 104 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2010: 109 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2011: 104 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2012: 109 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2013: 128 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2014: 108 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2015: 114 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2016: 139 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2017: 121 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2018: 126 buildings, average cost: $239,400
  • 2019: 110 buildings, average cost: $240,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, VT residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, VT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,883 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,295 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, VT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, VT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, VT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
Franklin County:

7.9%
Vermont:

10.2%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.4% for American Indian residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.3 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 39.7 years old, American Indian residents: 35.4 years old, Asian residents: 35.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Area name: Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $745 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $935 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1197 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Albans, Georgia, Fairfax, Highgate, Enosburg, Swanton, Richford, Sheldon, Fairfield, Enosburg Falls.

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: Hancock County, Maine , Grafton County, New Hampshire , Orange County , Park County, Wyoming , Elmore County, Idaho .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Vermont:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 1,223
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,369 (65.6% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2242010 or later
  • 1992000 to 2009
  • 2191990 to 1999
  • 2181980 to 1989
  • 2211970 to 1979
  • 893Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,048
  • One, attached: 559
  • Two: 1,241
  • 3 or 4: 783
  • 5 to 9: 647
  • 10 to 19: 216
  • 20 to 49: 467
  • 50 or more: 197
  • Mobile homes: 1,643
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 9,884 (157 second mortgage, 1,210 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,235

Here:

69.2% with mortgage
State:

61.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,52615
Mainline Protestant3,08528
Evangelical Protestant8748
Other2163
Orthodox--
None27,045-
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: 17
Franklin County:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Franklin County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

7.3%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.4%
State:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.3%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 247 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $149,915
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $85.04
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.92%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $123,853
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,269
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 35.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 60.10%
Corn for grain: 1565 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 247 harvested acres
Vegetables: 193 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 57 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from Franklin County center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Vermont Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4532, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Vermont Severe Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: October 31, 2019 - November 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4474, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2017 - October 30, 2017, FEMA Id: 4356, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 09, 2014 to December 13, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4207: February 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 4207, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2014 to April 18, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4178: June 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 4178, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 20, 2013 to December 27, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4163: January 29, 2014, FEMA Id: 4163, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Vermont Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4022: September 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 4022, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Vermont Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 02, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3338: August 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 3338, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Vermont Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4043: November 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 4043, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2011 to May 09, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1995: June 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 1995, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 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: 15,688 (81.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,534 (7.9%)
  • Bus: 15 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 126 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 664 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,221 (6.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (41%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (30%)
  • French Canadian (13%)
  • French (except Basque) (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

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

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

  • 238 people in state prisons
  • 206 people in nursing homes
  • 152 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 229 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 153 people in state prisons
  • 82 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,331.

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Vermont average:

5.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.57% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($30,492 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($14,419 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.59%
Vermont average:

3.41%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  2.40% ($46,006 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.31% ($37,159)
from Grand Isle County, VT  0.25% ($32,000)
from Clinton County, NY  0.14% ($36,321)
from Washington County, VT  0.13% ($37,038)
from Addison County, VT  0.13% ($53,654)
from Orleans County, VT  0.12% ($34,250)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,443 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Vermont average:

6.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.23% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($22,984 average AGI)
2.32% relocated to other states ($20,459 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.32%
Vermont average:

3.76%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  2.00% ($44,687 average AGI)
to Grand Isle County, VT  0.30% ($37,823)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.29% ($37,533)
to Addison County, VT  0.16% ($33,667)
to Washington County, VT  0.15% ($41,774)
to Clinton County, NY  0.14% ($53,571)
to Orleans County, VT  0.12% ($33,417)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 1.3%
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: 6,171 (4,910 aged, 1,261 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 664 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (643)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (596)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (477)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (383)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (319)
  • Unspecified dementia (227)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (141)
  • Other disorders of electrolyte and fluid balance, not elsewhere classified (118)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (59)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,131
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 109
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56,912

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,651
  • Male householders: 8,730 (2,356 living alone), Female householders: 10,146 (2,779 living alone)
  • 9,901 spouses (9,779 opposite-sex spouses), 1,443 unmarried partners, (1,385 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 14,635 children (13,583 natural, 454 adopted, 601 stepchildren), 1,066 grandchildren, 526 brothers or sisters, 368 parents, 54 foster children, 605 other relatives, 1,754 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 419

Size of family households: 5,735 2-persons, 2,861 3-persons, 2,407 4-persons, 954 5-persons, 338 6-persons, 254 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,136 1-person, 1,065 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

7,234 married couples with children.
2,331 single-parent households (803 men, 1,528 women).

95.9% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $284,968,000 ($5,992 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,686,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $91,491,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,031,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,624,000
Federal grants: $82,702,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,472,000 ($647,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $60,648,000 ($2,115,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,352,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,133,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,960,000

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

Births: 3,074
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,011
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +146
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,357
Here:

+28 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.96 millions of gallons per day (30% from ground, 70% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built in Franklin County, Vermont
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Vermont
  • 9112014 or later
  • 8632010 to 2013
  • 2,8002000 to 2009
  • 2,8791990 to 1999
  • 3,0431980 to 1989
  • 3,0491970 to 1979
  • 1,6451960 to 1969
  • 1,1181950 to 1959
  • 5991940 to 1949
  • 6,0961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Vermont
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Vermont
  • 371 room
  • 552 rooms
  • 5233 rooms
  • 1,4484 rooms
  • 2,2735 rooms
  • 2,8856 rooms
  • 2,4017 rooms
  • 1,9248 rooms
  • 2,5799+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
  • 2601 room
  • 1972 rooms
  • 8613 rooms
  • 1,0624 rooms
  • 5915 rooms
  • 7736 rooms
  • 3537 rooms
  • 2128 rooms
  • 2419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Vermont
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Vermont
  • 56no bedroom
  • 3861 bedroom
  • 2,8592 bedrooms
  • 7,5203 bedrooms
  • 2,8014 bedrooms
  • 5465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
  • 261no bedroom
  • 1,1371 bedroom
  • 1,5422 bedrooms
  • 1,0863 bedrooms
  • 2964 bedrooms
  • 2025+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Vermont 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
  • 202no vehicle
  • 3,6121 vehicle
  • 6,7942 vehicles
  • 2,4243 vehicles
  • 8704 vehicles
  • 2725+ 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
  • 888no vehicle
  • 2,1181 vehicle
  • 1,1902 vehicles
  • 2323 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles

90.3% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Vermont.

Franklin County:

90.3%
State average:

86.7%

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

  • This state: 35,005
  • Other state: 11,777
  • Northeast: 7,414
  • Midwest: 1,517
  • South: 1,867
  • West: 1,012
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, VT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Wood
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.3%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 170
Here:

3.6%
Vermont:

6.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

1.7%
Vermont:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 182
Here:

17.2%
Vermont:

29.7%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $439,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $146,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $439,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $146,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $439,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $146,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $439,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $448,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $146,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,119
  • Number of aged recipients: 112
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,007
  • Number of recipients under 18: 127
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 738
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 254
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 518
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 491
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 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 ORIGINATED158$179,253241$158,0501,579$156,402222$76,0864$610,000102$133,02971$88,028
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$158,22223$180,217152$148,27618$68,6110$06$134,66716$66,813
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$171,86761$137,852461$161,42366$55,9090$028$135,53644$88,432
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$184,63629$128,759243$173,0918$99,3750$014$118,1435$85,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$148,0008$158,50056$156,5892$34,5000$06$129,3333$73,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$188,08257$199,1401$127,0001$145,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$175,92314$177,0710$02$99,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$157,33312$216,6670$01$173,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$165,00011$164,7270$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$114,5000$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, VT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, VT - Value
Most common first names in Franklin County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17580.3 years
Robert14571.4 years
John14174.4 years
George13476.0 years
William11673.3 years
Charles11275.5 years
Joseph11276.9 years
Dorothy9579.0 years
James9074.0 years
Richard8368.6 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6978.7 years
Bushey5477.9 years
King5376.1 years
Johnson4779.2 years
Young4477.3 years
Martin4478.7 years
Brown4079.3 years
Paquette3877.9 years
Messier3777.9 years
Tatro3470.4 years
Businesses in Franklin County, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets17
Ace Hardware3McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance2
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet2Penske1
Dunkin Donuts3Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid2
FedEx3Sears1
Ford3Staples1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
KFC1Toyota1
La Quinta1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS3

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