Franklin County MA Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 70,837
Daytime Population: Workers 31,176
Daytime Population: Residents 31,426
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 62,602
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 69,166
Population in Familes 51,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,671
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $54,252
Average Household Income $72,156
Per Capita Income $30,765


Total Housing Units 34,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,200 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,001 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,877 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $248,534
Average Home Value $273,264


Total Households 30,201
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 18,058
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.35%
Households -0.12% -0.34%
Families -0.2% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.09%


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, 2017 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 Density # 14 7th
Diversity Index # 14 7th
Median Household Income # 12 21st
Per Capita Income # 13 14th

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