Franklin demographics profile

StatisticFranklinWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,2977791
Median age56.341.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%59%55%
Speak English100%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Franklin, WV has a population of 729 and is the 17,219th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,297 per sq mi which is 1593% higher than the West Virginia average and 1331% higher than the national average. The median age in Franklin is 56 which is approximately 34% higher than the West Virginia average of 42. In Franklin, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 36% of Franklin residents were born in West Virginia, 61% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Franklin is 1593% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Franklin is 34% higher than West Virginia.
  • In Franklin 94.38% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Franklin 3.84% of the population is African American.
  • In Franklin 0.55% of the population is Asian.

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Franklin population breakdown by race

RaceFranklinWest VirginiaNational
African American3.84%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.23%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
In Franklin, 0.0% 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, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).