Franklin demographics profile

StatisticFranklinVirginiaNational
Population8,4138,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,02319191
Median age38.737.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%44%43%
Speak English98%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Franklin, VA has a population of 8,413 and is the 4,509th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,023 per sq mi which is 435% higher than the Virginia average and 1029% higher than the national average. The median age in Franklin is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Franklin, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 72% of Franklin residents were born in Virginia, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Franklin is 435% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Franklin is 2% higher than Virginia.
  • In Franklin 38.35% of the population is White.
  • In Franklin 58.60% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Franklin 0.39% of the population is Asian.

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Franklin population breakdown by race

RaceFranklinVirginiaNational
White38.35%68.75%73.35%
Black or African American58.60%19.21%12.63%
Asian0.39%6.05%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.18%3.37%3.06%
Other race0.49%2.30%4.75%
In Franklin, 1.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Franklin, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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