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Franklin County, Indiana

Organized in 1811 and named for Benjamin Franklin

County Seat: Brookville

Largest City: Brookville (2017 population: 2,509)

Population per Square Mile: 58.84

Square Miles: 384.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)23,095670.4%6,484,192
Today (2017)22,619670.3%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*24,085640.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.1%60 2.8%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-12668 -976
Net International Migration657 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)14620.1%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,243685.5%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)3,9526517.5%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)1,806658.0%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,9916822.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)6,5896529.1%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)4,0386617.9%15.4%
Median Age42.6  Median Age = 37.7

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone58770.3%0.4%
Asian Alone192470.8%2.4%
Black Alone79850.3%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3780.0%0.1%
White22,0976797.7%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups190760.8%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic22,3716598.9%93.0%
Hispanic248831.1%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)8,71067100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,1585724.8%19.0%
Married Without Children3,2436537.2%30.0%
Single Parents711678.2%9.7%
Living Alone1,7987720.6%28.2%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)9,75868100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)9,56669100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
6,8676571.8%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$143,00016  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,8436919.3%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$49352  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 2,921720.3%1,110,866
Public2,484770.2%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)15,517670.4%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher87.4%53 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree19.1%29 24.6%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2016$43,21915100.3%43,097
Median Household Income in 201657,67417110.3%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201610.7%6676.4%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1813.9%7372.8%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201718730.3%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20171,407780.2%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20171,212770.2%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2016260670.3%83,063
Births to Teens, 20159790.2%5,876
Deaths, 2015214740.3%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force11,169640.3%3,320,409
Employed10,765640.3%3,203,351
Unemployed404660.3%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.636102.9%3.5
July 2018 Unemployment Rate3.542100.0%3.5

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work7,782100.0%$288,558100.0%$37,080
Wage and Salary4,92263.2%$161,46056.0%$32,804
Farm Proprietors6438.3%$6,0792.1%$9,454
Nonfarm Proprietors2,21728.5%$73,50825.5%$33,157
Farm6948.9%$8,0052.8%$11,535
Nonfarm7,08891.1%$280,55397.2%$39,581
Private6,04377.7%$233,89881.1%$38,706
  Accommodation, Food Serv.5196.7%$8,6593.0%$16,684
  Arts, Ent., Recreation941.2%$9810.3%$10,436
  Construction5477.0%$36,42312.6%$66,587
  Health Care, Social Serv.7339.4%$24,4618.5%$33,371
  InformationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Manufacturing90611.6%$58,99320.4%$65,114
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade89411.5%$23,2798.1%$26,039
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade1491.9%$7,5352.6%$50,570
  Other Private (not above)733*9.4%*$31,536*10.9%*$43,023*
Government1,04513.4%$46,65516.2%$44,646

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed47100.0%100.0%$10,987$4,583,500
Single-Family47100.0%74.2%$10,987$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Franklin County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Batesville1,6697.4%*
Brookville2,50911.1%
Cedar Grove1510.7%
Laurel4992.2%
Mount Carmel800.4%
Oldenburg6542.9%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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