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Franklin County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2015: 48,262 (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: 76 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin County: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.6%), Construction (12.3%), Public administration (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Franklin County, Vermont:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Vermont median age:  43.1 years
Males: 23,945  (49.6%)
Females: 24,317  (50.4%)
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Franklin County,VT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,837 ($41,659 in 1999)

This county:

$60,837
Vermont:

$57,677

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $747 (lower quartile is $550, upper quartile is $1,012)
This county:

$747
State:

$816


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $200,968 (it was $99,900 in 2000)
Franklin:

$200,968
Vermont:

$223,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $147,838 - $279,266
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,422
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $554

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
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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:

  • 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

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: $3,540 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,130 (1.6%)

Franklin County household income distribution in 2009 Franklin County home values distribution Franklin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.9%
Franklin County:

8.9%
Vermont:

11.9%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for American Indian residents, 1.6% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.6 years old
(Males: 39.6 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.4 years old, Black residents: 34.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.3 years old, Asian residents: 46.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 21.4 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,223
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,402 (68.3% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 235
  • 2000 to 2009: 163
  • 1990 to 1999: 284
  • 1980 to 1989: 218
  • 1970 to 1979: 221
  • Before 1970: 893
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population

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: 15,744
  • One, attached: 617
  • Two: 1,069
  • 3 or 4: 914
  • 5 to 9: 859
  • 10 to 19: 285
  • 20 to 49: 458
  • 50 or more: 143
  • Mobile homes: 1,938

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 9,296 (154 second mortgage, 1,352 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,198

Here:

69.2% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

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 slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Franklin County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 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 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Franklin County center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • Vermont Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 01, 2010 to December 05, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1951: December 22, 2010, FEMA Id: 1951, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2008 to June 17, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1778: July 15, 2008, FEMA Id: 1778, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Vermont Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 12, 2004 to September 12, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1559: September 23, 2004, FEMA Id: 1559, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Canada (43%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Guyana (7%)
  • Thailand (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

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

  • American (24%)
  • French Canadian (14%)
  • French (except Basque) (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,698 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,620 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 98 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 210 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 873 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,144 (6.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $50,119.

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Vermont average:

5.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($24,326 average AGI)
1.69% relocated from other states ($14,226 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.69%
Vermont average:

3.28%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chittenden County, VT  2.17% ($39,326 average AGI)
from Grand Isle County, VT  0.24% ($41,458)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.22% ($30,326)
from Washington County, VT  0.15% ($33,897)
from Orleans County, VT  0.10% ($26,105)
from Clinton County, NY  0.08% ($27,400)
from Addison County, VT  0.07% ($22,857)


4.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Vermont average:

5.98%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.06%
Vermont average:

0.06%

2.65% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($19,753 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($15,261 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.87%
Vermont average:

3.57%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chittenden County, VT  1.68% ($36,536 average AGI)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.30% ($31,672)
to Grand Isle County, VT  0.17% ($23,088)
to Clinton County, NY  0.11% ($37,636)
to Orleans County, VT  0.11% ($33,571)
to Addison County, VT  0.10% ($40,895)
to Washington County, VT  0.09% ($35,389)

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 2014: 7.8

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 live births in Franklin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.3%
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: 6,171 (4,910 aged, 1,261 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 664 (5%)

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, Vermont in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (494)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (437)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (363)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (320)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (249)
  • Unspecified dementia (210)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (143)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (134)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (123)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (119)

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: 48,262
  • In family households: 40,201 (6,594 male householders, 5,959 female householders)
    9,563 spouses, 13,834 children (12,667 natural, 563 adopted, 577 stepchildren), 1,472 grandchildren, 528 brothers or sisters, 573 parents, 691 other relatives, 1,142 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,514 (2,482 male householders (1,858 living alone)), 3,405 female householders (2,751 living alone)), 1,638 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 481

Size of family households: 5,668 2-persons, 2,805 3-persons, 2,608 4-persons, 851 5-persons, 365 6-persons, 261 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,606 1-person, 1,153 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 58 4-persons.

6,722 married couples with children.
2,868 single-parent households (1,241 men, 1,627 women).

95.3% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not 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:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,011
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,352
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,200
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,182
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,931
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,485
  • 1950 to 1959: 933
  • 1940 to 1949: 640
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,549
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 299
  • 4 rooms: 1,359
  • 5 rooms: 2,682
  • 6 rooms: 3,187
  • 7 rooms: 2,308
  • 8 rooms: 1,588
  • 9+ rooms: 2,014
  • 1 room: 353
  • 2 rooms: 226
  • 3 rooms: 1,027
  • 4 rooms: 1,312
  • 5 rooms: 741
  • 6 rooms: 630
  • 7 rooms: 390
  • 8 rooms: 175
  • 9+ rooms: 124
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 306
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,776
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,070
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,652
  • 5+ bedrooms: 624
  • no bedroom: 376
  • 1 bedroom: 1,345
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,642
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,330
  • 4 bedrooms: 196
  • 5+ bedrooms: 74
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Franklin County population
  • no vehicle: 325
  • 1 vehicle: 3,410
  • 2 vehicles: 5,714
  • 3 vehicles: 2,866
  • 4 vehicles: 915
  • 5+ vehicles: 265
  • no vehicle: 884
  • 1 vehicle: 2,281
  • 2 vehicles: 1,416
  • 3 vehicles: 270
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 53

90% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 203% lived in Vermont.

Franklin County:

89.7%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 34,742
  • Other state: 11,415
  • Northeast: 7,461
  • Midwest: 1,142
  • South: 1,809
  • West: 990

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40.1%)
  • Utility gas (21.5%)
  • Wood (21.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Electricity (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (37.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.0%)
  • Electricity (6.0%)
  • Wood (5.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 152
Here:

3.1%
Vermont:

9.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

3.4%
Vermont:

10.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 315
Here:

20.9%
Vermont:

37.9%

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 2006:

  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    Police Protection: $148,000
    Central Staff Services: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $165,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $84,000
  • Tax - Property: $343,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $154,000

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
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 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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

Franklin County on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"