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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%6,484,125
Today (2017)22,619670.3%6,660,082
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*24,085640.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.1%60 2.7%

*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 -1,639
Net International Migration657 9,067
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)14620.1%19,482

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 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)8,84366100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,1315824.1%18.8%
Married Without Children3,4156438.6%30.0%
Single Parents829629.4%9.6%
Living Alone1,8037720.4%28.3%

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 2017 (includes vacant units)9,67169100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
7,0996473.4%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$152,20013  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,7447218.0%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$49461  

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 2017 ACS)15,509670.4%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher87.6%59 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree19.7%29 25.3%

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 2017$44,5001898.6%45,150
Median Household Income in 201762,46713115.4%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 20179.4%7770.7%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.2%7968.5%17.8%
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, 201613750.2%5,294
Deaths, 2016209750.3%63,492

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
November 2018 Unemployment Rate3.71108.8%3.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work8,186100.0%$284,110100.0%$34,707
Wage and Salary4,70057.4%$164,69058.0%$35,040
Farm Proprietors6357.8%$1,5260.5%$2,403
Nonfarm Proprietors2,85134.8%$70,95425.0%$24,887
Farm6948.5%$3,5141.2%$5,063
Nonfarm7,49291.5%$280,59698.8%$37,453
Private6,46078.9%$232,87682.0%$36,049
  Accommodation, Food Serv.5076.2%$9,0083.2%$17,767
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1091.3%$1,0710.4%$9,826
  Construction7028.6%$34,49412.1%$49,137
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  InformationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Manufacturing7669.4%$50,36017.7%$65,744
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade95911.7%$25,0648.8%$26,136
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade1251.5%$7,2012.5%$57,608
  Other Private (not above)1,076*13.1%*$27,690*9.7%*$25,734*
Government1,03212.6%$47,72016.8%$46,240

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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