Franklin County, MO

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2022 Population
104,858
0.505% 1-year growth
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.9
0.491% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.09%
13.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$70,111
7.43% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$201,700
14.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,028
0.0919% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Franklin County, MO had a population of 105k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $70,111. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Franklin County, MO grew from 104,331 to 104,858, a 0.505% increase and its median household income grew from $65,263 to $70,111, a 7.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franklin County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.68%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.859%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.789%), and White (Hispanic) (0.651%).

None of the households in Franklin County, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.2% of the residents in Franklin County, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Franklin County, MO are East Central College (571 degrees awarded in 2022), Evolve Beauty Academy (461537) (22 degrees), and Four Rivers Career Center (17 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Franklin County, MO was $201,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.6%.

Most people in Franklin County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin County, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Franklin County, MO is home to a population of 105k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.27% of Franklin County, MO residents were born outside of the country (1.33k people).

In 2022, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.3k people) in Franklin County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.95k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 901 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Franklin County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin County, MO was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Franklin County, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    95.3k ± 964
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.95k ± 989
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    901 ± 204
1.93%
Hispanic Population
2.03k people

In 2022, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (95.3k people) in Franklin County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.95k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 901 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.93% of the people in Franklin County, MO are hispanic (2.03k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Franklin County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    37,430 ± 4,735 people
  2. India
    22,246 ± 3,655 people
  3. China
    18,085 ± 3,297 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 37,430 Missouri residents, followed by India with 22,246 and China with 18,085.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.27%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.33k people
1.39%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.45k people

As of 2022, 1.27% of Franklin County, MO residents (1.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin County, MO was 1.39%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,567 ± 305
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    887 ± 220
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    883 ± 213

Franklin County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.89 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Franklin County, MO employs 50k people. The largest industries in Franklin County, MO are Manufacturing (10,035 people), Retail Trade (5,993 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,849 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($99,318), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,444), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,714).

Males in Missouri have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,490. The income inequality in Missouri (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

50k
2022 Value
± 1,740
−0.0919%
1 Year decline
± 4.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin County, MO declined at a rate of −0.0919%, from 50.1k employees to 50k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,749 people), Production Occupations (5,735 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (4,743 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin County, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50k
2022 Value
± 1,740
−0.0919%
1 Year decline
± 4.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin County, MO declined at a rate of −0.0919%, from 50.1k employees to 50k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin County, MO, are Manufacturing (10,035 people), Retail Trade (5,993 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,849 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Franklin County, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,654
Median earning men ± $2,062
$35,967
Median earning women ± $1,675

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,432), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($72,030), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,023).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,599), Manufacturing ($43,848), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,950).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 967
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 924
    Manufacturing
  3. 645
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Franklin County, MO went to Donald J. Trump with 70.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Missouri over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Franklin County, MO awarded 610 degrees. The student population of Franklin County, MO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,058 male students and 1,698 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Franklin County, MO are White (557 and 91.5%), followed by Two or More Races (20 and 3.28%), Hispanic or Latino (17 and 2.79%), and Black or African American (6 and 0.985%).

The largest universities in Franklin County, MO by number of degrees awarded are East Central College (571 and 93.6%), Evolve Beauty Academy (461537) (22 and 3.61%), and Four Rivers Career Center (17 and 2.79%).

The most popular majors in Franklin County, MO are General Studies (249 and 40.8%), Registered Nursing (42 and 6.89%), and Welding Technology (38 and 6.23%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,756 students enrolled in Franklin County, MO, 38.4% men and 61.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,487 records, of which 62.4% were women and 37.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 249 degrees awarded
  2. 42 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Franklin County, MO was General Studies with 249 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Franklin County, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 571 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Central College with 571 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 252 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Franklin County, MO, which is 0.704 times less than the 358 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 557 degrees mean that there were 27.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 20 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, less-than 2-year ($16,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($720) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franklin County, MO was $201,700 in 2022, which is 0.716 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $176,400 to $201,700, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin County, MO is 77.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Franklin County, MO have an average commute time of 29.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Franklin County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Franklin County, MO is $70,111. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Franklin County, MO was Census Tract 8002.02 with a value of $105,128, followed by Census Tract 8011.02 and Census Tract 8009.01, with respective values of $81,921 and $76,332.

In 2022, 11.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Franklin County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.06%.

Property

$201,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,149
$32,206
Median Property Taxes
±$1,290

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Franklin County, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Franklin County, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.6%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.6% of the housing units in Franklin County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8002.02
  2. Census Tract 8011.02
  3. Census Tract 8009.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Franklin County, MO was Census Tract 8002.02 with a value of $105,128, followed by Census Tract 8011.02 and Census Tract 8009.01, with respective values of $81,921 and $76,332.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Franklin County, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$70,111
Median Household Income
± $2,827
41.5k
Number of Households
± 1,537

In 2022, the median household income of the 41.5k households in Franklin County, MO grew to $70,111 from the previous year's value of $65,263.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin County, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Franklin County, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.75%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.44%)

In 2022, 79.5% of workers in Franklin County, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.75%) and those who worked at home (8.44%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin County, MO have a longer commute time (29.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.4% of the workforce in Franklin County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Franklin County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franklin County, MO have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Franklin County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.06%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.09% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin County, MO (8.36k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin County, MO is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 11.1% of the children was living in poverty in Franklin County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 195 in Franklin County, MO. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 4.59 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92.3% of the population of Franklin County, MO has health coverage, with 55.8% on employee plans, 9.94% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 9.4% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, MO see 1552 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.323% increase from the previous year (1547 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2089 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 725 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,552 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin County, MO

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, MO see an average of 1,552 patients per year. This represents a 0.323% increase from the previous year (1,547 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Franklin County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.71%
Uninsured
55.8%
Employer Coverage
9.94%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
9.4%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin County, MO grew by 0.27% from 7.69% to 7.71%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 50.6 in Franklin County, MO.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.6% in Franklin County, MO.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.8% in Franklin County, MO.

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