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Franklin County, Indiana

Organized in 1811 and named for Benjamin Franklin

County Seat: Brookville

Largest City: Brookville (2016 population: 2,546)

Population per Square Mile: 59.09

Square Miles: 384.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)23,087670.4%6,484,136
Today (2016)22,715670.3%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*24,085640.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.6%50 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-22166 -12,135
Net International Migration1244 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)48450.2%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,302675.7%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)4,1286318.2%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)1,821658.0%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)5,0346822.2%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)6,6096529.1%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)3,8216816.8%14.9%
Median Age41.8  Median Age = 37.6

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone59730.3%0.4%
Asian Alone151540.7%2.2%
Black Alone82810.4%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone2820.0%0.1%
White22,2206797.8%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups201760.9%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic22,4786599.0%93.2%
Hispanic237821.0%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)8,84866100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,1085823.8%19.2%
Married Without Children3,4236338.7%30.0%
Single Parents698677.9%9.8%
Living Alone1,6727818.9%28.0%

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 2016 (estimate)9,59969100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)9,49969100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
7,0716574.4%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$147,60013  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,7777018.7%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$47657  

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 2015 ACS)15,561670.4%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher86.9%54 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree19.3%26 24.1%

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 2015$41,7491699.5%41,940
Median Household Income in 201553,26327105.5%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 20159.9%7568.8%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1813.7%7767.2%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201623620.3%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20161,628770.2%722,928
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, 2015226730.3%84,008
Births to Teens, 20159790.2%5,876
Deaths, 2015214740.3%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force11,488640.3%3,326,893
Employed10,990640.3%3,179,806
Unemployed498690.3%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.34897.7%4.4
August 2017 Unemployment Rate3.85095.0%4.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work7,984100.0%$270,884100.0%$33,928
Wage and Salary5,06263.4%$155,97057.6%$30,812
Farm Proprietors6448.1%$3,2111.2%$4,986
Nonfarm Proprietors2,27828.5%$66,77824.7%$29,314
Farm6948.7%$5,1981.9%$7,490
Nonfarm7,29091.3%$265,68698.1%$36,445
Private6,22478.0%$217,80080.4%$34,994
  Accommodation, Food Serv.5617.0%$9,5103.5%$16,952
  Arts, Ent., Recreation951.2%$9050.3%$9,526
  Construction5677.1%$29,99411.1%$52,899
  Health Care, Social Serv.6668.3%$21,1907.8%$31,817
  InformationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Manufacturing1,05813.3%$56,18520.7%$53,105
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade87811.0%$22,3588.3%$25,465
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade1361.7%$6,2862.3%$46,221
  Other Private (not above)1,168*14.6%*$33,494*12.4%*$28,676*
Government1,06613.4%$47,88617.7%$44,921

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed38100.0%100.0%$8,083$3,875,847
Single-Family38100.0%75.2%$8,083$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

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 2016
Percent of County
Batesville1,6787.4%*
Brookville2,54611.2%
Cedar Grove1520.7%
Laurel5002.2%
Mount Carmel840.4%
Oldenburg6612.9%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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