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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Franklin County is 30,569, which is 3.74% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 4.21% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Franklin County population density is 17.53 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 37.55 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Franklin County is white, which represent 97.02% of the total population. The average Franklin County education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 30,569. #15

Population Growth Since 2000, #8

Franklin County

Population Density, #12

Franklin County
17.53 per square mile
37.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:29,658 (97.02%, #2)
Black:82 (0.27%, #15)
Hispanic:344 (1.13%, #9)
Asian:171 (0.56%, #11)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):139 (0.45%, #6)
One Race, Other:51 (0.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:468 (1.53%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

23,482 (76.82%) out of the total population of 30,569 reported first ancestry.

 Franklin County% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Arab200.07%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech250.08%, see rank0.17%0.47%
Danish1060.35%, see rank0.42%0.42%
Dutch1360.44%, see rank0.98%1.40%
English6,78022.18%, see rank21.18%8.02%
French5,79118.94%, see rank23.94%3.34%
German1,9366.33%, see rank8.14%15.03%
Greek870.28%, see rank0.54%0.41%
Hungarian740.24%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish4,28814.03%, see rank17.63%10.80%
Italian1,4034.59%, see rank5.68%5.52%
Norwegian3351.10%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish5131.68%, see rank2.20%3.01%
Portuguese1050.34%, see rank0.67%0.44%
Russian2790.91%, see rank0.75%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5051.65%, see rank1.64%0.99%
Scottish1,5194.97%, see rank5.16%1.72%
Subsaharan African390.13%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish3741.22%, see rank1.86%1.27%
Swiss90.03%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian1820.60%, see rank0.18%0.31%
American2,5898.47%, see rank8.37%7.12%
Welsh2000.65%, see rank0.76%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,998 (49.06%, see rank)
Females: 15,571 (50.94%, see rank)

Franklin County
Male: 49.06%
Female: 50.94%
Male: 48.90%
Female: 51.10%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Franklin County
44.40 years old
43.50 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Franklin County
43.70 years old
42.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Franklin County
44.90 years old
44.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Franklin County% of the Total PopulationMaineU.S.
Under 5 years1,4094.61%, see rank4.97%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,5785.16%, see rank5.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,7035.57%, see rank5.74%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,2177.25%, see rank6.37%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,2487.35%, see rank6.00%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,09710.13%, see rank11.19%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,24510.62%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,78515.65%, see rank15.76%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,75915.57%, see rank15.14%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,21910.53%, see rank9.47%7.64%
75 to 84 1,4634.79%, see rank5.34%4.25%
85 years and over8462.77%, see rank2.24%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Franklin CountyMaineU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population21,414, 100%947,959209,056,129
Less Than High School1,743, 8.14%, see rank8.69%13.67%
High School Graduate8,140, 38.01%, see rank33.55%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,284, 29.35%, see rank29.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,303, 15.42%, see rank18.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,944, 9.08%, see rank10.08%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.51, see rank13.6813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Franklin County MaineU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten65788.43%11.57%71.25%28.75%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,73693.27%, see rank6.73%, see rank91.69%8.31%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,29289.55%, see rank10.45%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College2,23594.05%, see rank5.95%, see rank73.48%26.52%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School18554.05%, see rank45.95%, see rank63.19%36.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Franklin CountyMaineU.S.
Total Households11,975, 100%553,086116,211,092
Average Household Size2.46, see rank2.342.63
1 Person Households3,127, 26.11%, see rank29.06%27.57%
2 or More Person Households8,848, 73.89%, see rank70.94%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,797, 65.11%, see rank62.91%66.22%
Average Family Size3.01, see rank2.963.32
Married-Couple Family6,230, 52.03%, see rank48.92%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,178, 34.89%, see rank37.09%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Franklin County%MaineU.S.
15 Years and Over Total25,879see rank1,112,274252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over12,554100%, see rank538,760123,281,364
Never Married3,72129.64%, see rank30.57%35.77%
Married6,82654.37%, see rank53.62%52.04%
Widowed4143.30%, see rank2.98%2.57%
Divorced1,59312.69%, see rank12.83%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,325100%, see rank573,514129,692,771
Never Married3,43925.81%, see rank24.72%29.48%
Married6,46248.50%, see rank50.72%49.19%
Widowed1,2449.34%, see rank9.53%9.16%
Divorced2,18016.36%, see rank15.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Franklin County%MaineU.S.
Native29,85197.65%, see rank96.45%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence22,00571.98%, see rank64.11%58.73%
Born in Different State7,68425.14%, see rank31.36%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1620.53%, see rank0.97%1.42%
Foreign Born7182.35%, see rank3.55%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4591.50%, see rank1.93%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2590.85%, see rank1.62%7.09%
Born In Europe1560.51%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia1470.48%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa380.12%, see rank0.47%0.55%
Born In Oceania30.01%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1250.41%, see rank0.34%6.83%
Born In Northern America2490.81%, see rank0.84%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Franklin County%MaineU.S.
English11,40595.24%, see rank90.47%79.39%
Spanish970.81%, see rank1.24%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4083.41%, see rank6.98%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages570.48%, see rank0.76%3.36%
Other80.07%, see rank0.55%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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