Franklin, VA

Census Place

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2022 Population
8,194
0.667% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0.513% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.7%
5.27% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,537
16.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$197,900
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,449
0.73% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Franklin, VA had a population of 8.19k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $57,537. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Franklin, VA declined from 8,249 to 8,194, a −0.667% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,424 to $57,537, a 16.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franklin, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (51.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.37%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.39%).

None of the households in Franklin, VA 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% of the residents in Franklin, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Franklin, VA are Paul D Camp Community College (233037) (265 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Franklin, VA was $197,900, and the homeownership rate was 55.6%.

Most people in Franklin, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Franklin, VA is home to a population of 8.19k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.23% of Franklin, VA residents were born outside of the country (265 people).

In 2022, there were 1.35 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.21k people) in Franklin, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.11k White (Non-Hispanic) and 328 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Franklin, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin, VA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Franklin, VA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.21k ± 314
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.11k ± 19
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    328 ± 182
3.28%
Hispanic Population
269 people

In 2022, there were 1.35 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.21k people) in Franklin, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.11k White (Non-Hispanic) and 328 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.28% of the people in Franklin, VA are hispanic (269 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,605 ± 8,003 people
  2. India
    98,735 ± 7,670 people
  3. Mexico
    59,855 ± 5,986 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,605 Virginia residents, followed by India with 98,735 and Mexico with 59,855.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.23%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
265 people
3.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
251 people

As of 2022, 3.23% of Franklin, VA residents (265 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, VA was 3.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    290 ± 150
  2. Vietnam
    141 ± 91
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    102 ± 79

Franklin, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Franklin, VA employs 3.45k people. The largest industries in Franklin, VA are Manufacturing (694 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (569 people), and Educational Services (293 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($157,826), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,986), and Wholesale Trade ($68,506).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,674. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.45k
2022 Value
± 457
0.73%
1 Year growth
± 19.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin, VA grew at a rate of 0.73%, from 3.42k employees to 3.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin, VA, are Management Occupations (437 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (415 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (296 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.45k
2022 Value
± 457
0.73%
1 Year growth
± 19.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin, VA grew at a rate of 0.73%, from 3.42k employees to 3.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin, VA, are Manufacturing (694 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (569 people), and Educational Services (293 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin, VA, though some of these residents may live in Franklin, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,239
Median earning men ± $11,552
$36,054
Median earning women ± $10,177

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($109,926), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($77,887), and Wholesale Trade ($68,018).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($40,662), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,408), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($26,842).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% 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 10.8%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

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 Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 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 Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Franklin, VA awarded 265 degrees. The student population of Franklin, VA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 411 male students and 777 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Franklin, VA are White (122 and 46.7%), followed by Black or African American (116 and 44.4%), Hispanic or Latino (13 and 4.98%), and Two or More Races (5 and 1.92%).

The largest universities in Franklin, VA by number of degrees awarded are Paul D Camp Community College (233037) (265 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Franklin, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (83 and 31.3%), Child Care Provider (68 and 25.7%), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (39 and 14.7%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,188 students enrolled in Franklin, VA, 34.6% men and 65.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 563 records, of which 58.1% were women and 41.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 83 degrees awarded
  2. 29 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Franklin, VA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 83 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
265 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paul D Camp Community College (233037) with 265 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 64 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Franklin, VA, which is 0.318 times less than the 201 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 122 degrees mean that there were 1.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 116 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,620) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($110) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,466) 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, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franklin, VA was $197,900 in 2022, which is 0.702 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $178,800 to $197,900, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin, VA is 55.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Franklin, VA have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Franklin, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$197,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,376
$1,863
Median Property Taxes
±$332

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, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

55.6%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.6% of the housing units in Franklin, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.9%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 901
  2. Census Tract 902

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

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Household Income

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$57,537
Median Household Income
± $5,197
3.35k
Number of Households
± 452

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.35k households in Franklin, VA grew to $57,537 from the previous year's value of $49,424.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin, VA 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Franklin, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.9%)
  2. Other (5.2%)
  3. Walked (4.07%)

In 2022, 84.9% of workers in Franklin, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (5.2%) and those who walked to work (4.07%).

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin, VA have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.613% of the workforce in Franklin, VA 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, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franklin, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin, VA (1.51k out of 8.03k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin, VA is Black, followed by Asian and White.

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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Health

96.9% of the population of Franklin, VA has health coverage, with 35% on employee plans, 29.2% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 4.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Franklin city, VA see 885 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.5% increase from the previous year (801 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1306 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 603 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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885 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin city, VA

Primary care physicians in Franklin city, VA see an average of 885 patients per year. This represents a 10.5% increase from the previous year (801 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.5% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.06%
Uninsured
35%
Employer Coverage
29.2%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
4.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin, VA declined by 29.7% from 4.35% to 3.06%.

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