Franklin County PA Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 156,806
Population in Households 154,237
Population in Familes 127,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,569
Population Density1 203
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 60,332
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 42,204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 65,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,256 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,076 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,041 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $191,475
Average Home Value $226,773


Median Household Income $53,628
Average Household Income $67,462
Per Capita Income $26,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.64%
Households 0.53% 0.52%
Families 0.41% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Franklin County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 23 67th
Population Density1 # 26 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 23 67th
Median Household Income # 19 73rd
Per Capita Income # 25 64th

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