Franklin County, AR

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2022 Population
17,160
0.00583% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.5
3.16% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.2%
11.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,695
13.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$117,500
17.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Franklin County, AR had a population of 17.2k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $47,695. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Franklin County, AR grew from 17,159 to 17,160, a 0.00583% increase and its median household income grew from $42,128 to $47,695, a 13.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franklin County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.23%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.29%), White (Hispanic) (1.29%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.927%).

None of the households in Franklin County, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Franklin County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Franklin County, AR was $117,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%.

Most people in Franklin County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin County, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Franklin County, AR is home to a population of 17.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.3% of Franklin County, AR residents were born outside of the country (223 people).

In 2022, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.2k people) in Franklin County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.07k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 222 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Franklin County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin County, AR was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Franklin County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.2k ± 310
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.07k ± 327
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    222 ± 132
3.61%
Hispanic Population
620 people

In 2022, there were 14.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.2k people) in Franklin County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.07k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 222 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.61% of the people in Franklin County, AR are hispanic (620 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Franklin County, AR as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
223 people
0.659%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
113 people

As of 2022, 1.3% of Franklin County, AR residents (223 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin County, AR was 0.659%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    446 ± 179
  2. Vietnam
    399 ± 108
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    109 ± 71

Franklin County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Franklin County, AR employs 6.74k people. The largest industries in Franklin County, AR are Manufacturing (1,406 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (778 people), and Retail Trade (684 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($92,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,037), and Utilities ($59,087).

Occupations

6.74k
2022 Value
± 615
−1.19%
1 Year decline
± 12.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin County, AR declined at a rate of −1.19%, from 6.82k employees to 6.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin County, AR, are Production Occupations (915 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (661 people), and Management Occupations (604 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.74k
2022 Value
± 615
−1.19%
1 Year decline
± 12.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin County, AR declined at a rate of −1.19%, from 6.82k employees to 6.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin County, AR, are Manufacturing (1,406 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (778 people), and Retail Trade (684 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Franklin County, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,232
Median earning men ± $4,306
$31,462
Median earning women ± $2,680

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($101,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,919), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($60,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,205), Public Administration ($39,224), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,797).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 80
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 79
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 56
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Franklin County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 79.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.2%), followed by Other (1.19%).

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franklin County, AR was $117,500 in 2022, which is 0.417 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $99,900 to $117,500, a 17.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin County, AR is 73.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Franklin County, AR have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Franklin County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$117,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,230
$4,940
Median Property Taxes
±$438

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Franklin County, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Franklin County, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%
Homeownership
2022
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.7% of the housing units in Franklin County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Franklin County, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$47,695
Median Household Income
± $4,935
6.71k
Number of Households
± 593

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.71k households in Franklin County, AR grew to $47,695 from the previous year's value of $42,128.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin County, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Franklin County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.38%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.96%)

In 2022, 86.7% of workers in Franklin County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.38%) and those who worked at home (1.96%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin County, AR have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Franklin County, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Franklin County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franklin County, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin County, AR (3.41k out of 16.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin County, AR is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.3% of the population of Franklin County, AR has health coverage, with 34.3% on employee plans, 27.7% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 3.62% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, AR see 3543 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.533% decrease from the previous year (3562 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5966 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 17897 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,543 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin County, AR

Primary care physicians in Franklin County, AR see an average of 3,543 patients per year. This represents a 0.533% decrease from the previous year (3,562 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Franklin County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.69%
Uninsured
34.3%
Employer Coverage
27.7%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
3.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin County, AR grew by 5.11% from 6.36% to 6.69%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 74.3 in Franklin County, AR.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37% in Franklin County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.8% in Franklin County, AR.

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