Income/capita 22%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 95%
Income per capita$23,182$34,967$29,829
Median household income$38,333$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,298$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,368$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$26,555$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$23,885$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate9.1%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level16.7%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Franklin is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Franklin is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Franklin is 95% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Franklin is 11% higher than the national average

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      Franklin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%3.4%
      Manufacturing sector16.4%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%12.3%
      Public administration9.5%9.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%4.2%
      Education, health & social services10.2%40.3%

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      Sedley, VA592$61,32411%
      Windsor, VA2,643$52,0396%
      Newsoms, VA314$48,28113%
      Ivor, VA474$45,87517%
      Boykins, VA782$45,00019%
      Franklin, VA8,413$38,33331%

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      Hollymead, VA8,411$79,71244%
      Delavan, WI8,410$44,68019%
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      Franklin, VA8,413$38,33331%
      Source: The Franklin, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).