Franklin County MA Information

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Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 72,057
Population in Households 70,461
Population in Familes 52,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,596
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,878
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 18,415
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 34,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,346 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,532 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,476 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $194,460
Average Home Value $219,603
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,532
Average Household Income $67,860
Per Capita Income $29,080
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.13%
Households 0.26% 0.25%
Families 0.1% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Franklin County MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 14 counties and county equivalents in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 21st
Population Density1 # 14 7th
Diversity Index2 # 14 7th
Median Household Income # 12 21st
Per Capita Income # 12 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.

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