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Franklin County, Massachusetts Facts

Facts
State Massachusetts
Land area 699.3 square miles
Population Density 102.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 71,221
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 4.6%
Under 18 18.6%
65 and over 17.4%
Females 51.1%
White 94.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.6
Asian 1.5%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 1.4%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 34%
Veterans 5,542
Households and Housing
Households 30,534
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.6%
Median household income $53,663
The per capita income $29,259
Live below the poverty line. 12.1%
housing units 33,580
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $219,500
Residents owning their homes. 68.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,193
Women-owned firms 31.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $691,013
Retail sales per capita $9,628
Manufacturers shipments $1,164,378
Merchant wholesaler sales $460,103