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    Franklin County

    TVASites Demographic Reports

    County Seat:  Russellville
    Population: 3
    1,704 (Source 2010 US Census)
    Median Household Income:  $
    32,588 (Source 2009 Estimate US Census)

    Franklin County is located in the northwestern portion of the State of Alabama. This county is home to 31,704 people with 13,862 in the labor force. Franklin County has a strong industrial base made up of more than 60 companies.

    Data & Statistics

    Workforce

    Franklin County Economic QuickFacts

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    Subject

    Number

    Percent

    EMPLOYMENT STATUS

     

     

    Population 16 years and over

    24,493

    100

    In labor force

    13,862

    56.6

    Civilian labor force

    13,862

    56.6

    Employed

    13,089

    53.4

    Unemployed

    773

    3.2

    Percent of civilian labor force

    5.6

    (X)

    Armed Forces

    0

    0

    Not in labor force

    10,631

    43.4

    Females 16 years and over

    12,665

    100

    In labor force

    6,130

    48.4

    Civilian labor force

    6,130

    48.4

    Employed

    5,782

    45.7

    Own children under 6 years

    2,192

    100

    All parents in family in labor force

    1,155

    52.7

    COMMUTING TO WORK

     

     

    Workers 16 years and over

    12,839

    100

    Car, truck, or van -- drove alone

    10,148

    79

    Car, truck, or van -- carpooled

    2,105

    16.4

    Public transportation (including taxicab)

    58

    0.5

    Walked

    125

    1

    Other means

    85

    0.7

    Worked at home

    318

    2.5

    Mean travel time to work (minutes)

    24.4

    (X)

    Employed civilian population 16 years and over

    13,089

    100

    OCCUPATION

     

     

    Management, professional, and related occupations

    2,623

    20

    Service occupations

    1,473

    11.3

    Sales and office occupations

    2,443

    18.7

    Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

    221

    1.7

    Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations

    1,770

    13.5

    Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

    4,559

    34.8

    INDUSTRY

     

     

    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining

    567

    4.3

    Construction

    871

    6.7

    Manufacturing

    4,588

    35.1

    Wholesale trade

    537

    4.1

    Retail trade

    1,396

    10.7

    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities

    729

    5.6

    Information

    121

    0.9

    Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing

    438

    3.3

    Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services

    413

    3.2

    Educational, health and social services

    2,063

    15.8

    Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services

    438

    3.3

    Other services (except public administration)

    581

    4.4

    Public administration

    347

    2.7

    CLASS OF WORKER

     

     

    Private wage and salary workers

    10,472

    80

    Government workers

    1,595

    12.2

    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business

    973

    7.4

    Unpaid family workers

    49

    0.4

    INCOME IN 1999

     

     

    Households

    12,247

    100

    Less than $10,000

    2,229

    18.2

    $10,000 to $14,999

    1,225

    10

    $15,000 to $24,999

    2,194

    17.9

    $25,000 to $34,999

    1,732

    14.1

    $35,000 to $49,999

    1,930

    15.8

    $50,000 to $74,999

    1,766

    14.4

    $75,000 to $99,999

    696

    5.7

    $100,000 to $149,999

    342

    2.8

    $150,000 to $199,999

    37

    0.3

    $200,000 or more

    96

    0.8

    Median household income (dollars)

    27,177

    (X)

    With earnings

    8,751

    71.5

    Mean earnings (dollars)

    40,031

    (X)

    With Social Security income

    4,061

    33.2

    Mean Social Security income (dollars)

    9,722

    (X)

    With Supplemental Security Income

    1,047

    8.5

    Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)

    5,230

    (X)

    With public assistance income

    287

    2.3

    Mean public assistance income (dollars)

    2,157

    (X)

    With retirement income

    1,938

    15.8

    Mean retirement income (dollars)

    12,399

    (X)

    Families

    9,009

    100

    Less than $10,000

    889

    9.9

    $10,000 to $14,999

    704

    7.8

    $15,000 to $24,999

    1,601

    17.8

    $25,000 to $34,999

    1,386

    15.4

    $35,000 to $49,999

    1,651

    18.3

    $50,000 to $74,999

    1,684

    18.7

    $75,000 to $99,999

    658

    7.3

    $100,000 to $149,999

    326

    3.6

    $150,000 to $199,999

    37

    0.4

    $200,000 or more

    73

    0.8

    Median family income (dollars)

    34,274

    (X)

    Per capita income (dollars)

    14,814

    (X)

    Median earnings (dollars):

     

     

    Male full-time, year-round workers

    27,497

    (X)

    Female full-time, year-round workers

    18,631

    (X)

    POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)

     

     

    Families

     

     

    Percent below poverty level

    1,369

    (X)

    With related children under 18 years

    (X)

    15.2

    Percent below poverty level

    958

    (X)

    With related children under 5 years

    (X)

    22

    Percent below poverty level

    417

    (X)

    Families with female householder, no husband present

     

     

    Percent below poverty level

    470

    (X)

    With related children under 18 years

    (X)

    39.3

    Percent below poverty level

    403

    (X)

    With related children under 5 years

    (X)

    50.2

    Percent below poverty level

    167

    (X)

    Individuals

     

     

    Percent below poverty level

    5,814

    (X)

    18 years and over

    (X)

    18.9

    Percent below poverty level

    3,960

    (X)

    65 years and over

    (X)

    17

    Percent below poverty level

    1,055

    (X)

    Related children under 18 years

    (X)

    24.1

    Percent below poverty level

    1,827

    (X)

    Related children 5 to 17 years

    (X)

    24.6

    Percent below poverty level

    1,323

    (X)

    Unrelated individuals 15 years and over

    (X)

    24.1

    Percent below poverty level

    1,478

    (X)

     

    (X)

    37.3

    Source: US Census

    Frankliln County People QuickFacts

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    Population, 2009 estimate

    31,091

    Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008

    -0.4%

    Population, 2000

    31,223

    Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000

    12.3%

    Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2008

    7.3%

    Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2008

    24.3%

    Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2008

    15.8%

    Female persons, percent, 2008

    50.3%

    White persons, percent, 2008 (a)

    93.8%

    Black persons, percent, 2008 (a)

    4.4%

    American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2008 (a)

    0.4%

    Asian persons, percent, 2008 (a)

    0.3%

    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2008 (a)

    0.2%

    Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2008

    0.9%

    Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 20078(b)

    13.3%

    White persons, not Hispanic, percent, 2008

    81.1%

    Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct age 5+, 2000

    61.8%

    Foreign born persons, percent, 2000

    5.6%

    Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000

    7.7%

    High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000

    62.1%

    Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000

    9.7%

    Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000

    7,650

    Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000

    24.4

    Housing units, 2008

    14,038

    Homeownership rate, 2000

    74.3%

    Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000

    9.6%

    Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000

    $62,800

    Households, 2000

    12,259

    Persons per household, 2000

    2.51

    Per capita money income, 1999

    $14,814

    Median household income, 2008

    $35,248

    Persons below poverty, percent, 2007

    20.1%

    Geography QuickFacts

    Franklin County

    Land area, 2000 (square miles)

    636

    Persons per square mile, 2000

    49.1

    FIPS Code

    59

    Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area

    None

    Source: US Census

    Franklin County Business QuickFacts

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    Private nonfarm establishments, 2007

    589

    Private nonfarm employment, 2007

    10,389

    Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2007

    5.5%

    Nonemployer establishments, 2007

    2,000

    Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000)

    903,415

    Retail sales, 2002 ($1000)

    158,111

    Retail sales per capita, 2002

    $5,129

    Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

    F

    Women-owned firms, percent of total, 2002

    24.9%

    Building permits, 2008

    21

    Federal spending, 2008 ($1000)

    239,130

    Source: US Census

    Franklin County Social QuickFacts

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    Subject

    Number

    Percent

    SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

     

     

    Population 3 years and over enrolled in school

    6,948

    100

    Nursery school, preschool

    316

    4.5

    Kindergarten

    426

    6.1

    Elementary school (grades 1-8)

    3,712

    53.4

    High school (grades 9-12)

    1,549

    22.3

    College or graduate school

    945

    13.6

    EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

     

     

    Population 25 years and over

    20,860

    100

    Less than 9th grade

    3,156

    15.1

    9th to 12th grade, no diploma

    4,748

    22.8

    High school graduate (includes equivalency)

    6,363

    30.5

    Some college, no degree

    3,636

    17.4

    Associate degree

    936

    4.5

    Bachelor's degree

    1,237

    5.9

    Graduate or professional degree

    784

    3.8

    Percent high school graduate or higher

    62.1

    (X)

    Percent bachelor's degree or higher

    9.7

    (X)

    MARITAL STATUS

     

     

    Population 15 years and over

    24,904

    100

    Never married

    4,546

    18.3

    Now married, except separated

    15,294

    61.4

    Separated

    434

    1.7

    Widowed

    2,263

    9.1

    Female

    1,889

    7.6

    Divorced

    2,367

    9.5

    Female

    1,318

    5.3

    GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

     

     

    Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years

    664

    100

    Grandparent responsible for grandchildren

    377

    56.8

    VETERAN STATUS

     

     

    Civilian population 18 years and over

    23,674

    100

    Civilian veterans

    2,375

    10

    DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION

     

     

    Population 5 to 20 years

    6,864

    100

    With a disability

    566

    8.2

    Population 21 to 64 years

    17,697

    100

    With a disability

    4,744

    26.8

    Percent employed

    45.4

    (X)

    No disability

    12,953

    73.2

    Percent employed

    74.3

    (X)

    Population 65 years and over

    4,377

    100

    With a disability

    2,340

    53.5

    RESIDENCE IN 1995

     

     

    Population 5 years and over

    29,285

    100

    Same house in 1995

    18,109

    61.8

    Different house in the U.S. in 1995

    10,655

    36.4

    Same county

    6,529

    22.3

    Different county

    4,126

    14.1

    Same state

    1,943

    6.6

    Different state

    2,183

    7.5

    Elsewhere in 1995

    521

    1.8

    NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

     

     

    Total population

    31,223

    100

    Native

    29,489

    94.4

    Born in United States

    29,418

    94.2

    State of residence

    22,524

    72.1

    Different state

    6,894

    22.1

    Born outside United States

    71

    0.2

    Foreign born

    1,734

    5.6

    Entered 1990 to March 2000

    1,227

    3.9

    Naturalized citizen

    250

    0.8

    Not a citizen

    1,484

    4.8

    REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

     

     

    Total (excluding born at sea)

    1,734

    100

    Europe

    57

    3.3

    Asia

    71

    4.1

    Africa

    0

    0

    Oceania

    0

    0

    Latin America

    1,606

    92.6

    Northern America

    0

    0

    LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

     

     

    Population 5 years and over

    29,285

    100

    English only

    27,039

    92.3

    Language other than English

    2,246

    7.7

    Speak English less than 'very well

    1,569

    5.4

    Spanish

    2,085

    7.1

    Speak English less than "very well"

    1,529

    5.2

    Other Indo-European languages

    98

    0.3

    Speak English less than "very well"

    5

    0

    Asian and Pacific Island languages

    46

    0.2

    Speak English less than "very well"

    30

    0.1

    ANCESTRY (single or multiple)

     

     

    Total population

    31,223

    100

    Total ancestries reported

    20,959

    67.1

    Arab

    8

    0

    Czech1

    0

    0

    Danish

    9

    0

    Dutch

    234

    0.7

    English

    2,658

    8.5

    French (except Basque)1

    237

    0.8

    French Canadian1

    30

    0.1

    German

    1,293

    4.1

    Greek

    32

    0.1

    Hungarian

    8

    0

    Irish1

    2,653

    8.5

    Italian

    142

    0.5

    Lithuanian

    0

    0

    Norwegian

    16

    0.1

    Polish

    92

    0.3

    Portuguese

    0

    0

    Russian

    7

    0

    Scotch-Irish

    329

    1.1

    Scottish

    416

    1.3

    Slovak

    0

    0

    Subsaharan African

    172

    0.6

    Swedish

    21

    0.1

    Swiss

    52

    0.2

    Ukrainian

    22

    0.1

    United States or American

    6,672

    21.4

    Welsh

    40

    0.1

    West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)

    2

    0

    Other ancestries

    5,814

    18.6

    Source: US Census

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