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Franklin County, North Carolina Facts

Facts
State North Carolina
Land area 491.7 square miles
Population Density 123.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 62,260
Population change 2.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 23.3%
65 and over 14.6%
Females 50.4%
White 69.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.9
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 26.9%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.1%
Veterans 4,275
Households and Housing
Households 23,313
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.1%
Median household income $41,696
The per capita income $21,399
Live below the poverty line. 16.1%
housing units 26,540
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $123,300
Residents owning their homes. 76.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,798
Women-owned firms 26.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.6%
Black-owned firms 10.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $371,837
Retail sales per capita $6,500
Manufacturers shipments $1,034,097
Merchant wholesaler sales $178,023