Franklin County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:10,464More data
Census 2020:10,359More data
Census 2010:10,605More data
Census 2000:9,458More data
Population of the County Seat (Mount Vernon)
Census 2020:2,491 
Census 2010:2,662 
Census 2000:2,286 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN FRANKLIN COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Mount Vernon town:2,477More data
Winnsboro city (pt.):790More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:284.4More data
Water Area:10.4More data
Total Area:294.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:36.43More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:30.87More data
Percent Rural:69.13More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:15.7%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:90.5%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.3%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:76.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:4.5%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.2%More data
65 and Older:21.9%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:42.9More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$44,725More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$483,968,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$58,927More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:30.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$44,480More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,624 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$43,137 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$42,472 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,309 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.4More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:4.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:4.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.481680More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,050,419,975More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$1,380,637,322More data
Total Actual Levy:$6,645,863More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$635,432More data
CY 2020:$551,352 
CY 2019:$517,866 
CY 2018:$429,536 
CY 2017:$386,289 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN FRANKLIN COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:10.668More data
US Highways:11.504More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:32.883More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:80.667More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:21.421More data
On-System Subtotal:157.143More data
City Streets:24.218More data
Certified County Roads:276.122More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:300.340More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:457.483More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:42.672More data
US Highways:24.052More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:72.920More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:161.334More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:42.842More data
On-System Subtotal:343.820More data
City Streets:48.478More data
Certified County Roads:557.275More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:605.753More data
County Total:949.573More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Franklin County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Franklin County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Franklin County»

Special Districts in Franklin County.
School Districts in Franklin County.
History of City Tax Rates in Franklin County.

Airports in Franklin County.
Hospitals in Franklin County.
Prisons in Franklin County.