Franklin, VA

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2020 Population
8,015
1.62% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.3
2.28% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
17.5%
19.5% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$49,811
23.2% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$179,200
9.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
3,417
1.24% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Franklin, VA had a population of 8.02k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $49,811. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Franklin, VA declined from 8,147 to 8,015, a −1.62% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,417 to $49,811, a 23.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franklin, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (54.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.43%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.33%).

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.

98.9% of the residents in Franklin, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Franklin, VA are Paul D Camp Community College (233037) (290 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Franklin, VA was $179,200, and the homeownership rate was 55.7%.

Most people in Franklin, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Franklin, VA is home to a population of 8.02k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.07% of Franklin, VA residents were born outside of the country (246 people).

In 2020, there were 1.47 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.38k people) in Franklin, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k White (Non-Hispanic) and 227 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2020 Citizenship
99.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.9% of Franklin, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin, VA was 99.7%, 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)
    4.38k ± 312
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.98k ± 18
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    227 ± 162
3.01%
Hispanic Population
241 people

In 2020, there were 1.47 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.38k people) in Franklin, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.98k White (Non-Hispanic) and 227 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.01% of the people in Franklin, VA are hispanic (241 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,267 ± 8,063 people
  2. India
    94,596 ± 7,509 people
  3. Mexico
    56,409 ± 5,812 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,267 Virginia residents, followed by India with 94,596 and Mexico with 56,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.07%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
246 people
1.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
111 people

As of 2020, 3.07% of Franklin, VA residents (246 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin, VA was 1.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    253 ± 125
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    196 ± 108
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    157 ± 97

Franklin, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Franklin, VA employs 3.42k people. The largest industries in Franklin, VA are Manufacturing (702 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (622 people), and Retail Trade (376 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,857), Finance & Insurance ($68,333), and Wholesale Trade ($51,985).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,365. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.42k
2020 Value
± 490
−1.24%
1 Year decline
± 20.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Franklin, VA declined at a rate of −1.24%, from 3.46k employees to 3.42k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (422 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (363 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (318 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

3.42k
2020 Value
± 490
−1.24%
1 Year decline
± 20.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Franklin, VA declined at a rate of −1.24%, from 3.46k employees to 3.42k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin, VA, are Manufacturing (702 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (622 people), and Retail Trade (376 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

$40,722
Median earning men ± $13,050
$32,137
Median earning women ± $9,509

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($68,231), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,708), and Manufacturing ($56,509).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($51,056), Manufacturing ($36,809), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($33,143).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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In 2020, universities in Franklin, VA awarded 290 degrees. The student population of Franklin, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 416 male students and 821 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Franklin, VA are Black or African American (142 and 49%), followed by White (113 and 39%), Two or More Races (19 and 6.55%), and Hispanic or Latino (8 and 2.76%).

The largest universities in Franklin, VA by number of degrees awarded are Paul D Camp Community College (233037) (290 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Franklin, VA are Child Care Provider (106 and 36.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (96 and 33.1%), and Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (36 and 12.4%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,237 students enrolled in Franklin, VA, 33.6% men and 66.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 675 records, of which 61% were women and 39% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 96 degree-majors awarded
  2. 16 degree-majors awarded
  3. 7 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Franklin, VA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 96 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
290 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paul D Camp Community College (233037) with 290 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 71 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Franklin, VA, which is 0.324 times less than the 219 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 142 degrees mean that there were 1.26 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 113 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 2020.

Public, 2-year ($110) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.823% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.842% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.66M), Some college (1.42M), and Bachelors Degree (1.41M).

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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The median property value in Franklin, VA was $179,200 in 2020, which is 0.78 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $164,100 to $179,200, a 9.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin, VA is 55.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Franklin, VA have an average commute time of 26.3 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

$179,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$21,274
$1,957
Median Property Taxes
±$339

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

55.7%
Homeownership
2020
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 55.7% of the housing units in Franklin, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.6%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Franklin, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,811
Median Household Income
± $5,437
3.52k
Number of Households
± 505

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.52k households in Franklin, VA grew to $49,811 from the previous year's value of $40,417.

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.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.181% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.7%)
  2. Other (4.49%)
  3. Walked (3.54%)

In 2020, 84.7% of workers in Franklin, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.49%) and those who walked to work (3.54%).

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

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin, VA have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.9% 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

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin, VA (1.38k out of 7.89k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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95.3% of the population of Franklin, VA has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 24.6% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 9.69% on non-group plans, and 5.43% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Franklin city, VA see 801 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.08% decrease from the previous year (818 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1328 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 613 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Franklin city, VA see an average of 801 patients per year. This represents a 2.08% decrease from the previous year (818 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.69%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
24.6%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
9.69%
Non-Group
5.43%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin, VA declined by 30.2% from 6.72% to 4.69%.

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