Franklin County, KY Demographics

The total population of Franklin County is estimated to be 51,475 with 24,937 males (48.44%) and 26,538 females (51.56%). There are 1,601 more females than males in Franklin County.
The median household income in Franklin County was $64,312 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 2,607(3.90%) from $66,919 in 2020. This income is 86.20% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Franklin County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $72,437. Overall, the median household income for the county of Franklin County stands at $64,312.
In Franklin County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $39,331 for males and $34,682 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $55,478 for males and $46,593 for females.
In Franklin County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $86,833, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $44,278.
In 2022, the population of Franklin County was 51,607, a 0.15% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Franklin County's population was 51,683, an increase of 0.18% compared to a population of 51,589 in 2020.
The median age in Franklin County, KY is 40.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.41% were under the age of 15, 19.32% aged 15 to 29, 45.56% aged 30 to 64, 16.43% aged 65 to 84, and 1.28% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Franklin County population: 81.96% are White, 9.47% are Black or African American, 0.10% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.82% are Asian, 2.10% are some other race and 4.55% are multiracial.