Franklin County KY Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 51,169
Daytime Population: Workers 34,619
Daytime Population: Residents 27,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 62,205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 49,252
Population in Familes 37,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,917
Population Density2 246
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $48,756
Average Household Income $64,514
Per Capita Income $27,729


Total Housing Units 23,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,385 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,166 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,259 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $147,693
Average Home Value $186,137


Total Households 21,551
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 13,243
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 0.52% 0.52%
Households 0.58% 0.54%
Families 0.38% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


Franklin County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 19 85th
Population Density # 11 92nd
Diversity Index # 8 94th
Median Household Income # 23 82nd
Per Capita Income # 12 91st

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