Franklin County KS Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,497
Population in Households 26,019
Population in Familes 21,458
Population in Group Qrtrs 478
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 10,166
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 7,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,066 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,100 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,082 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $139,483
Average Home Value $165,681


Median Household Income $51,136
Average Household Income $61,235
Per Capita Income $23,743
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.11%
Households 0.1% -0.03%
Families 0.05% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Franklin County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 23 79th
Population Density1 # 16 86th
Diversity Index2 # 63 40th
Median Household Income # 30 72nd
Per Capita Income # 70 34th

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