Franklin County TN Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 41,613
Population in Households 39,663
Population in Familes 33,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,950
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 16,465
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 11,627
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,151 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,314 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,057 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $121,837
Average Home Value $168,389


Median Household Income $41,538
Average Household Income $56,781
Per Capita Income $23,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.19%
Households 0.45% 0.37%
Families 0.27% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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 TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee 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 # 36 63rd
Population Density1 # 46 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 43 56th
Median Household Income # 29 71st
Per Capita Income # 21 79th

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