Franklin County IA Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,376
Daytime Population: Workers 4,598
Daytime Population: Residents 5,008
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,606
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 10,178
Population in Familes 8,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $50,813
Average Household Income $66,511
Per Capita Income $27,234


Total Housing Units 4,894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,187 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,030 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $100,261
Average Home Value $139,896


Total Households 4,217
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,839
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 -0.4% -0.87%
Households -0.37% -0.86%
Families -0.51% -0.96%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Franklin County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa 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 # 73 27th
Population Density # 80 19th
Diversity Index # 16 85th
Median Household Income # 60 40th
Per Capita Income # 47 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.