Franklin County PA Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 156,118
Daytime Population: Workers 63,033
Daytime Population: Residents 82,995
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 146,028
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 153,558
Population in Familes 126,712
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,560
Population Density2 202
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $55,525
Average Household Income $70,755
Per Capita Income $27,882


Total Housing Units 65,624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,619 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,123 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,882 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $193,288
Average Home Value $228,416


Total Households 60,742
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 42,505
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 0.59% 0.55%
Households 0.55% 0.51%
Families 0.45% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.89%


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, 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 # 23 67th
Population Density # 26 63rd
Diversity Index # 23 67th
Median Household Income # 19 73rd
Per Capita Income # 24 66th

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