Franklin County, Washington (WA)

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
County population in 2012: 85,845 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 49,347 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,620
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,779
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,751
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,846 (it was 5,089 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

36%

Land area: 1242 sq. mi.

Water area: 22.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Franklin County: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Franklin County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
Options
X
Data:
Options
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Franklin County races chart

Races in Franklin County, Washington:

  • Hispanic or Latino (51.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years
Males: 40,447  (32.9%)
Females: 37,716  (67.1%)
Franklin County, WA forum
Recent posts about Franklin County, Washington on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users. Franklin County is mentioned 26 times on our forum:
Eastern Wa subsidies to Western WA.....  (12 replies)
Running for Washington's 4th Congressional District Seat  (11 replies)
Moving to Tri-cities  (87 replies)
Is crime increasing?  (15 replies)
Possibly Moving to Tri-Cities from CA  (39 replies)
Tri-cities V. Yakima  (46 replies)

Franklin County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Franklin County:

3.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,631 ($38,991 in 1999)

This county:

$56631
Washington:

$58405

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $683 (lower quartile is $524, upper quartile is $910)
This county:

$683
State:

$867


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $165,200 (it was $95,200 in 2000)
Franklin:

$165,200
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $123,000 - $222,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,225
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 1,727

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


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

Franklin County, WA map from a distance

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

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is significantly worse than average.
74.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
37.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
75.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
62.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 173 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 578 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2008: 476 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2009: 540 buildings, average cost: $338,700

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,168 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,703 (1.1%)

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 2013: 17.1%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.7% for American Indian residents, 58.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.2% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.1%
Franklin County:

17.1%
Washington:

14.1%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 58.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.3% for other race residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 28 years old
(Males: 30 years old, Females: 28 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 48 years old, American Indian residents: 14 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Area name: Kennewick-Richland-Pasco, WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $845 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pasco, West Pasco, Connell, Basin City, Mesa, Kahlotus.

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

Click to draw/clear Franklin County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Franklin County: Bailie Memorial Boys Ranch (A), Locust Grove (B), Snake River Junction (C), Burr Canyon (D), Votaw (E), Ringold Pumping Plant (F), Scooteney Substation (G), Davin Ranch (H), Eagle Lake Substation (I), H U Ranch (J), Harder Ranch (K), Homestead Corners (L), Howard Ranch (M), Nanamaker Farm (N), Ross Farm (O), Snake River (P), Emery (Q), Sagehill (R), East Pasco (S), Drumheller (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Paradise Flats Cemetery (1), Old Bones Cemetery (2), Eltopia Cemetery (3), Connell Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Long Lake (A), Lost Lake (B), Mesa Lake (C), Chance Lake (D), Camp Lakes (E), Bailie Pond (F), Emma Lake (G), Ribbon Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Palouse River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Franklin County include: Palouse Falls State Park (1), Big Flat Habitat Management Unit (2), Lyons Ferry State Park (3), Scooteney Park Recreation Area (4), Levey Landing Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Adams County , Benton County , Columbia County , Grant County , Walla Walla County , Whitman County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,654
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 63.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,431 (20% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

25.2%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,738
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,072
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,086
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,232
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,060
  • 1970 to 1974: 638
  • 1970 to 1974: 205
  • 1965 to 1969: 400

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.0%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 4,875 (548 second mortgage, 361 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,914

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93844
Catholic7,4783
Other7,46523
Mainline Protestant1,25910
Black Protestant2071
Orthodox1621
None50,654-
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: 12
Franklin County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Franklin County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.7%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.4%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 705 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $371,668
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1029.37
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $318,534
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.69%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $215,237
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.58
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.43%
Corn for grain: 9221 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 73237 harvested acres
Vegetables: 30,697 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16,614 acres

Tornado activity:

Franklin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 62658212.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from Franklin County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 174.4 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 168.2 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 425.7 miles away from Franklin County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 415.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (85%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Laos (2%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Ukraine (1%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (1%)

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

  • German (10%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Franklin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,305 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 4,026 (21%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 215 (1%)
  • Railroad: 17 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0%)
  • Walked: 395 (2%)
  • Other means: 254 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 841 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 472 people in state prisons
  • 134 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 1,445 people in state prisons
  • 178 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,158.

10.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.48%
Washington average:

6.54%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.14%

7.56% relocated from other counties in Washington ($29,385 average AGI)
2.88% relocated from other states ($11,332 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.88%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, WA  4.99% ($41,079 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.45% ($35,546)
from Walla Walla County, WA  0.30% ($39,795)
from Spokane County, WA  0.27% ($42,083)
from King County, WA  0.26% ($33,809)
from Grant County, WA  0.22% ($38,877)
from Adams County, WA  0.19% ($37,120)


8.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Washington average:

6.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.26% relocated to other counties in Washington ($28,004 average AGI)
2.09% relocated to other states ($8,902 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.09%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, WA  4.44% ($38,754 average AGI)
to Walla Walla County, WA  0.34% ($37,136)
to Yakima County, WA  0.23% ($24,200)
to King County, WA  0.20% ($34,412)
to Spokane County, WA  0.20% ($33,490)
to Grant County, WA  0.16% ($32,150)
to Pierce County, WA  0.10% ($37,615)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 22.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 22.8

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 4.5

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: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Franklin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,829 (4,127 aged, 702 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5854.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 221.950
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15696.46

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2175.810
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 474.520
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27.98
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52.37

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.17

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 65.5. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 80.6. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 76,317

Size of family households: 5,401 2-persons, 3,459 3-persons, 3,768 4-persons, 2,733 5-persons, 1,466 6-persons, 1,336 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,806 1-person, 958 2-persons, 204 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

11,583 married couples with children.
3,519 single-parent households (933 men, 2,586 women).

55.4% of residents of Franklin County speak English at home.
41.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $253,717,000 ($4266 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $23,320,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,589,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,287,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,357,000
Federal grants: $62,027,000
Federal procurement contracts: $22,026,000 ($12,923,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $32,431,000 ($6,389,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,022,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $86,386,000
Federal Government insurance: $93,416,000

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

Births: 6,518
Here:

103 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,442
Here:

23 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,243
Here:

+51 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,441
Here:

+86 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.42 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 611
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,160
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,717
  • 1980 to 1989: 618
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,336
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,599
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,527
  • 1940 to 1949: 492
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,978
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 271
  • 3 rooms: 644
  • 4 rooms: 898
  • 5 rooms: 1,922
  • 6 rooms: 1,982
  • 7 rooms: 1,450
  • 8 rooms: 1,033
  • 9+ rooms: 1,518
  • 1 room: 540
  • 2 rooms: 914
  • 3 rooms: 884
  • 4 rooms: 933
  • 5 rooms: 939
  • 6 rooms: 354
  • 7 rooms: 251
  • 8 rooms: 147
  • 9+ rooms: 127
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 166
  • 1 bedroom: 525
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,692
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,871
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,874
  • 5+ bedrooms: 623
  • no bedroom: 719
  • 1 bedroom: 1,457
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,536
  • 3 bedrooms: 986
  • 4 bedrooms: 329
  • 5+ bedrooms: 62
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 321
  • 1 vehicle: 1,955
  • 2 vehicles: 3,961
  • 3 vehicles: 2,111
  • 4 vehicles: 982
  • 5+ vehicles: 421
  • no vehicle: 773
  • 1 vehicle: 2,328
  • 2 vehicles: 1,437
  • 3 vehicles: 447
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5+ vehicles: 45

52% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Washington.

Franklin County:

52.4%
State average:

50.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $88,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (79.8%)
  • Utility gas (12.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.4%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Electricity (92.4%)
  • Utility gas (3.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 342
Here:

4.5%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

3.3%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 136
Here:

9.4%
Washington:

15.7%

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 - General - Other: $6,966,000
    Regular Highways: $1,409,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $3,202,000
    Regular Highways: $3,069,000
    General - Other: $2,760,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,704,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,273,000
    Police Protection: $2,008,000
    Financial Administration: $1,570,000
    Central Staff Services: $860,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    General Public Buildings: $214,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $73,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,227,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $373,000
    General - Other: $263,000
    Regular Highways: $97,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000
    Police Protection: $37,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $11,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,361,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,946,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $94,000
    General Local Government Support: $91,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,653,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,114,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $558,000
    Interest Earnings: $445,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $75,000
    Special Assessments: $30,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,004,000
    All Other: $1,976,000
    Health and Hospitals: $135,000
    General Local Government Support: $62,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,123,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,360,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $333,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $326,000
    Other License: $226,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $199,000
    Other Selective Sales: $135,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $39,000
    Amusements Sales: $22,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,990,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,863,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,485,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $358,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,025,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Franklin County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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 ORIGINATED750$151,719366$165,2431,184$154,28380$82,1752$625,50079$118,55786$111,674
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$145,37119$134,316163$148,72418$85,6671$119,0008$76,62513$98,462
APPLICATIONS DENIED100$132,87056$141,679590$147,57668$64,2501$11,488,00035$122,14346$95,543
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN65$148,56943$152,279376$147,68132$82,5940$018$154,05619$114,053
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$149,0008$138,500111$133,32411$53,0000$07$129,1434$90,500
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED100$180,270123$180,4313$176,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$176,35730$184,9332$149,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$155,63214$163,8571$171,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$271,0006$206,6671$171,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$181,3332$127,0002$116,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Franklin County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16374.0 years
Mary14278.7 years
William14274.4 years
James13071.5 years
Robert12671.5 years
George10275.4 years
Charles8272.8 years
Helen6475.4 years
Dorothy6477.9 years
Donald6170.2 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6873.8 years
Johnson5573.5 years
Brown5174.4 years
Miller4877.8 years
Davis3472.0 years
Jones3374.0 years
Anderson3276.5 years
Thompson2875.6 years
Clark2775.0 years
Williams2676.1 years
Businesses in Franklin County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Jack In The Box2
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike4
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express1
Burger King2Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Circle K6Pizza Hut1
ColorTyme1Quiznos1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Discount Tire1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel2
DressBarn1Starbucks1
Dressbarn1Subway4
FedEx5Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell2
GNC3U-Haul3
GameStop1U.S. Cellular2
Goodwill1UPS3
H&R Block2Walgreens3
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
IHOP1Wendy's1

Franklin County on our top lists: