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.