Franklin city, VA

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2021 Population
8,249
2.92% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
39
3.23% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
19.8%
12.9% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$49,424
0.777% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$178,800
0.223% 1-year decline
2021 Employed Population
3,424
0.205% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Franklin city, VA had a population of 8.25k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $49,424. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Franklin city, VA grew from 8,015 to 8,249, a 2.92% increase and its median household income declined from $49,811 to $49,424, a −0.777% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franklin city, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.3%).

None of the households in Franklin city, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Franklin city, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Franklin city, VA are Paul D Camp Community College (233037) (200 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Franklin city, VA was $178,800, and the homeownership rate was 51.9%.

Most people in Franklin city, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin city, VA was 2 cars per household.

Franklin city, VA borders Isle of Wight County, VA and Southampton County, VA.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Franklin city, VA is home to a population of 8.25k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 3.04% of Franklin city, VA residents were born outside of the country (251 people).

In 2021, there were 1.42 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.4k people) in Franklin city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.1k White (Non-Hispanic) and 284 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2021 Citizenship
98.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.2% of Franklin city, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin city, VA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Franklin city, VA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.4k ± 298
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.1k ± 19
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    284 ± 171
2.95%
Hispanic Population
243 people

In 2021, there were 1.42 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.4k people) in Franklin city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.1k White (Non-Hispanic) and 284 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.95% of the people in Franklin city, VA are hispanic (243 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Franklin city, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,039 ± 8,055 people
  2. India
    96,011 ± 7,565 people
  3. Mexico
    59,097 ± 5,948 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,039 Virginia residents, followed by India with 96,011 and Mexico with 59,097.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
251 people
3.07%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
246 people

As of 2021, 3.04% of Franklin city, VA residents (251 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin city, VA was 3.07%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    251 ± 155
  2. Vietnam
    233 ± 135
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    130 ± 77

Franklin city, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Franklin city, VA employs 3.42k people. The largest industries in Franklin city, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,553 people), Manufacturing (5,151 people), and Public Administration (2,974 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,881), Finance & Insurance ($71,635), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,313).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $63,894. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.42k
2021 Value
± 479
0.205%
1 Year growth
± 20%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Franklin city, VA grew at a rate of 0.205%, from 3.42k employees to 3.42k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin city, VA, are Management Occupations (407 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (359 people), and Material Moving Occupations (337 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin city, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.42k
2021 Value
± 479
0.205%
1 Year growth
± 20%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Franklin city, VA grew at a rate of 0.205%, from 3.42k employees to 3.42k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin city, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,553 people), Manufacturing (5,151 people), and Public Administration (2,974 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin city, VA, though some of these residents may live in Franklin city, 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

$47,344
Median earning men ± $11,221
$32,331
Median earning women ± $9,603

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,250), Public Administration ($62,946), and Manufacturing ($54,432).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($54,151), Manufacturing ($38,074), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,466).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 137
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 88
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 74
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $68.3k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $32.5k
    Retail Trade
  3. $30.4k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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. $37.7B
  2. $29B
  3. $23.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.7B, followed by Electronics ($29B) and Machinery ($23.6B).

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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$313B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
95.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $313B. This is expected to increase 95.3% 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. $26B
  2. $18.5B
  3. $12.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $26B, followed by Maryland with $18.5B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

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 2021, universities in Franklin city, VA awarded 200 degrees. The student population of Franklin city, VA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 441 male students and 798 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Franklin city, VA are White (92 and 46%), followed by Black or African American (90 and 45%), Two or More Races (7 and 3.5%), and Unknown (5 and 2.5%).

The largest universities in Franklin city, VA by number of degrees awarded are Paul D Camp Community College (233037) (200 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Franklin city, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (66 and 33%), Child Care Provider (50 and 25%), and Registered Nursing (39 and 19.5%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 1,239 students enrolled in Franklin city, VA, 35.6% men and 64.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 643 records, of which 58% were women and 42% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 66 degrees awarded
  2. 36 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Franklin city, VA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 66 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Franklin city, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
200 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paul D Camp Community College (233037) with 200 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 37 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Franklin city, VA, which is 0.227 times less than the 163 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 92 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 90 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 2021.

Public, 2-year ($110) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,333) 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 2021, 0.836% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.859% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.68M), Bachelors Degree (1.44M), and Some college (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 city, VA was $178,800 in 2021, which is 0.73 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $179,200 to $178,800, a 0.223% decrease. The homeownership rate in Franklin city, VA is 51.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Franklin city, VA have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Franklin city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2022, 17.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Franklin city, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.17%.

Property

$178,800
Median Property Value 2021
±$22,517
$1,802
Median Property Taxes
±$340

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 city, 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 city, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.9%
Homeownership
2021
66.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 51.9% of the housing units in Franklin city, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Franklin city, 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 tracts in Franklin city, 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.
$49,424
Median Household Income
± $5,658
3.47k
Number of Households
± 480

In 2021, the median household income of the 3.47k households in Franklin city, VA declined from $49,424 from the previous year's value of $49,811.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin city, 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 city, VA is from Virginia.
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2021, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.381% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (85.9%)
  2. Other (4.67%)
  3. Walked (3.93%)

In 2021, 85.9% of workers in Franklin city, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (4.67%) and those who walked to work (3.93%).

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

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin city, VA have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.98% of the workforce in Franklin city, 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 city, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franklin city, VA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Franklin city, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.17%.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin city, VA (1.61k out of 8.11k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin city, VA is Black, followed by White and Asian.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 30.5% of the children was living in poverty in Franklin city, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 310 in Franklin city, VA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 85.8 per 100,000 population.

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95.6% of the population of Franklin city, VA has health coverage, with 33.1% on employee plans, 29.8% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 4.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Franklin city, VA see 885 patients per year on average, which represents a 10.5% increase from the previous year (801 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1306 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 603 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.6% were men and 55.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Franklin city, VA see an average of 885 patients per year. This represents a 10.5% increase from the previous year (801 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.6% were men and 55.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

4.35%
Uninsured
33.1%
Employer Coverage
29.8%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
4.77%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin city, VA declined by 7.27% from 4.69% to 4.35%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 139 in Franklin city, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.3% in Franklin city, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.39% in Franklin city, VA.

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