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Franklin County, Maine (ME)

County population in 2019: 30,177 (17% urban, 83% rural); it was 29,467 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,732
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,083
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,974
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,185 (it was 2,832 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

29%

Land area: 1698 sq. mi.

Water area: 46.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.8%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Franklin County, ME (2019)
    • 28,62495.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6212.1%Two or more races
    • 4021.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1170.4%Asian alone
    • 740.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 630.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 450.2%Some other race alone
    • 400.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

46.7 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years
Males: 14,753  (48.9%)
Females: 15,424  (51.1%)
Average household size:
Franklin County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,315 ($31,459 in 1999)
This county:

$52,315
Maine:

$58,924

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $539 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $762)
This county:

$539
State:

$766


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $147,216 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Franklin:

$147,216
Maine:

$200,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,668 - $210,952

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $199,472
Here:

$199,472
State:

$259,950

Townhouses or other attached units: $227,128
Here:

$227,128
State:

$300,718

In 2-unit structures: $230,260
Here:

$230,260
State:

$265,102

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,216
Here:

$125,216
State:

$278,220

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,340
Here:

$254,340
State:

$260,833

Mobile homes: $69,997
Here:

$69,997
State:

$87,621

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,062
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $419

Institutionalized population: 108

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 3
Franklin County, ME map from a distance

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 3.5. This is about average.
72.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
55.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 51 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 94 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1999: 83 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2001: 112 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2002: 139 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 217 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2004: 247 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2005: 255 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2006: 215 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2007: 171 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2008: 62 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2010: 98 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2015: 51 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2016: 55 buildings, average cost: $207,200
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2018: 70 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2019: 66 buildings, average cost: $234,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, ME residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, ME
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,870 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,651 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, ME in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, ME in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Franklin, ME in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
Franklin County:

10.6%
Maine:

10.9%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.7 years old
(Males: 46.0 years old, Females: 47.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 21.7 years old, American Indian residents: 65.2 years old, Asian residents: 37.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.5 years old)

Area name: Franklin County, ME
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Franklin County is $468 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $570 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $681 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jay, Farmington, Wilton, Chisholm, New Sharon, Strong, Chesterville, Kingfield, Rangeley, Phillips.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Barron County, Wisconsin , Chisago County, Minnesota , Delta County, Michigan , Leelanau County, Michigan , St. Croix County, Wisconsin , Sawyer County, Wisconsin , Washburn County, Wisconsin , Washington County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Maine:

4.7%

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

Current college students: 2,382
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 477 (59.9% naturalized citizens)

Franklin County:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1032010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 911980 to 1989
  • 731970 to 1979
  • 235Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,148
  • One, attached: 430
  • Two: 616
  • 3 or 4: 1,024
  • 5 to 9: 753
  • 10 to 19: 390
  • 20 to 49: 321
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 1,701
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Franklin County with a mortgage: 5,318 (41 second mortgage, 567 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,336

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

60.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Franklin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,9365
Mainline Protestant2,00321
Evangelical Protestant90816
Other4272
None23,494-
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: 14
Franklin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Franklin County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

14.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

7.3%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

24.4%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Franklin County:

Average size of farms: 157 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,874
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $131.64
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,980
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,147
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.57%
Vegetables: 51 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 193 acres

Earthquake activity:

Franklin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 79% 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 164.7 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 166.0 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 205.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.7 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) earthquake occurred 112.8 miles away from Franklin County center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.8 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:

  • Maine Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4522-ME: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4522, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Maine Severe Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2017 - November 1, 2017, FEMA Id: 4354, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Maine Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to August 29, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4032: September 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4032, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 18, 2009 to July 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1852: July 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1852, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Maine Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1693: April 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1693, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Maine Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3256: September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 3256, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, Snow Melts, and Ice Jams, Incident Period: March 29, 2005 to May 03, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1591: June 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1591, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: March 09, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3209: April 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 3209, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: February 10, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3206: March 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 3206, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Maine Snow, Incident Period: December 14, 2003 to December 15, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3194: January 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 3194, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Snows: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (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: 10,070 (75.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,345 (10.1%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 75 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 868 (6.5%)
  • Worked at home: 916 (6.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Austria (22%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • England (10%)
  • Kazakhstan (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin County


  • American (19%)
  • English (17%)
  • French Canadian (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

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

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

  • 814 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 235 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 991 people in college/university student housing
  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,863.

6.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Maine average:

5.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.92% relocated from other counties in Maine ($25,082 average AGI)
2.31% relocated from other states ($16,696 average AGI)
Franklin County:

2.31%
Maine average:

2.80%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.82% ($37,011 average AGI)
from Kennebec County, ME  0.71% ($32,857)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.60% ($61,785)
from Oxford County, ME  0.49% ($31,611)
from Somerset County, ME  0.43% ($29,319)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.25% ($49,481)
from York County, ME  0.21% ($39,261)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Maine average:

5.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.30% relocated to other counties in Maine ($23,338 average AGI)
1.98% relocated to other states ($14,316 average AGI)
Franklin County:

1.98%
Maine average:

2.61%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.98% ($33,925 average AGI)
to Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($28,182)
to Kennebec County, ME  0.68% ($32,811)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.63% ($39,043)
to Oxford County, ME  0.38% ($37,073)
to York County, ME  0.23% ($35,120)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.21% ($26,565)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Franklin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Franklin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.0%
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: 5,895 (4,662 aged, 1,233 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 370 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (408)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (342)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (338)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (330)
  • Unspecified dementia (271)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (109)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (84)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (18)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (14)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,522
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 188
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,575

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 919

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,177
  • Male householders: 6,097 (1,970 living alone), Female householders: 6,041 (2,080 living alone)
  • 5,795 spouses (5,757 opposite-sex spouses), 862 unmarried partners, (834 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,756 children (6,154 natural, 187 adopted, 417 stepchildren), 611 grandchildren, 164 brothers or sisters, 374 parents, 121 foster children, 542 other relatives, 1,690 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,161

Size of family households: 3,988 2-persons, 1,528 3-persons, 1,103 4-persons, 419 5-persons, 117 6-persons, 149 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,864 1-person, 776 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

3,377 married couples with children.
1,132 single-parent households (251 men, 881 women).

97.9% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% 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: $162,469,000 ($5,464 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,717,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,026,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,284,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $118,000
Federal grants: $45,599,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,221,000 ($895,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,220,000 ($101,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,007,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,189,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,831,000

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

Births: 1,365
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,405
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +43
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +300
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Franklin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.59 millions of gallons per day (74% from ground, 26% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Franklin County, Maine
  • Year house built in Franklin County, Maine
  • 3912014 or later
  • 3452010 to 2013
  • 2,6542000 to 2009
  • 3,0041990 to 1999
  • 3,2911980 to 1989
  • 3,9081970 to 1979
  • 1,6881960 to 1969
  • 1,4531950 to 1959
  • 9421940 to 1949
  • 4,6131939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Maine
  • 421 room
  • 1402 rooms
  • 3203 rooms
  • 1,3264 rooms
  • 1,8465 rooms
  • 2,1326 rooms
  • 1,6667 rooms
  • 9748 rooms
  • 1,1879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Maine
  • 941 room
  • 3372 rooms
  • 4203 rooms
  • 6094 rooms
  • 4405 rooms
  • 3506 rooms
  • 1157 rooms
  • 498 rooms
  • 1069+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Franklin County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin County, Maine
  • 45no bedroom
  • 5771 bedroom
  • 2,4442 bedrooms
  • 4,3953 bedrooms
  • 1,5814 bedrooms
  • 5985+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin County, Maine
  • 100no bedroom
  • 7871 bedroom
  • 8112 bedrooms
  • 5643 bedrooms
  • 1684 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin County, Maine 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
  • 234no vehicle
  • 2,8051 vehicle
  • 4,1112 vehicles
  • 1,6333 vehicles
  • 6614 vehicles
  • 1925+ 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
  • 401no vehicle
  • 1,3291 vehicle
  • 5962 vehicles
  • 1523 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

87.7% of Franklin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Maine.

Franklin County:

87.7%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 20,619
  • Other state: 8,761
  • Northeast: 5,816
  • Midwest: 658
  • South: 1,400
  • West: 888
Year householders moved into unit in Franklin County, ME
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.0%Wood
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Electricity
  • 0.3%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Wood
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Solar energy
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 243
Here:

10.8%
Maine:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

7.4%
Maine:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

4.7%
Maine:

30.2%

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: $779,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,038,000
    Police Protection: $1,594,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,410,000
    Regular Highways: $561,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $463,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $167,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $427,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $408,000
    Highways: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,370,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,027,000

Franklin County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $779,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,038,000
    Police Protection: $1,594,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,410,000
    Regular Highways: $561,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $463,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $167,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $427,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $408,000
    Highways: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,370,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,027,000

Franklin County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $779,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,038,000
    Police Protection: $1,594,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,410,000
    Regular Highways: $561,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $463,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $167,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $427,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $408,000
    Highways: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,370,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,027,000

Franklin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $779,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,038,000
    Police Protection: $1,594,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,410,000
    Regular Highways: $561,000
    General - Other: $548,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $463,000
    General Public Buildings: $142,000
    Financial Administration: $76,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $66,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $167,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $109,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $427,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,132,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $408,000
    Highways: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,370,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,027,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 859
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 815
  • Number of recipients under 18: 122
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 641
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 96
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 348
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 372
Most common first names in Franklin County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14473.8 years
Robert11073.7 years
Charles9877.2 years
Richard8967.9 years
Ruth8781.5 years
William8675.7 years
Mary8481.5 years
George8077.4 years
Harold7477.1 years
Joseph6976.0 years
Most common last names in Franklin County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12778.5 years
White5075.6 years
Taylor3977.7 years
Allen3775.8 years
Johnson3675.4 years
Davis3678.0 years
Ross3573.6 years
Brown3178.3 years
Adams2970.3 years
Jackson2876.1 years
Businesses in Franklin County, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Burger King1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K3RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts4Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value2
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block2U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1