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Economic Development / Demographics

The Best Franklin County, Georgia Offers is it’s People.

An eager and diverse workforce in Franklin County is ready to contribute to the development and success of your business or industrial enterprise.

Franklin County, Georgia has a stable population of about 22,300,
as of 2016 U.S. Census estimates. Total population is expected to
grow by about 2,000 residents in Franklin County through 2060.

Age Distribution
  • 0-19: 25.9%
  • 20-49: 37%
  • 50-64: 19.8%
  • 65+: 18.4%
Population (2016)
  • Franklin County: 22,320
  • Royston: 2,563
  • Lavonia: 2,167
  • Franklin Springs: 1,130
  • Canon: 804
  • Carnesville: 578
Household Size
  • 1 Person: 25.9%
  • 2 Person: 33.8%
  • 3 Person: 14.9%
  • 4 or more Person: 25.4%
Household Income
  • $24.9K or less: 38.0%
  • $25K-$49.9K: 27.8%
  • $50K-$99.9K: 26.5%
  • $100K-$199.9: 7.4%
  • $200K+: 0.3
Race Distribution
  • White: 85.5%
  • Black: 9.6%
  • Hispanic: 4.2%
  • Other: 3.0%
  • Multi-Racial: 1.2%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • American Indian: 0.0%
  • Pacific Islander: 0.0%
Educational
AttainmentAge 18-65+
  • Less than High School Diploma: 24.6%
  • High School Grad/GED: 75.4%
  • Some College: 17.3%
  • Associate Degree: 8.5%
  • Bachelor Degree: 7.4%
  • Graduate Degree: 4.6%
View the Franklin County Labor Profile
Industry/Occupation (%) Franklin County Georgia
Agriculture/Forestry 2.1 2.5
Construction 1.4 3.5
Manufacturing 18.0 19.4
Wholesale Trade 4.8 3.1
Retail Trade 11.7 13.5
Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 12.6 4.5
Information 1.3 0.8
Finance/Insurance/Real Estate 1.7 2.2
Professional/Scientific/Management 2.4 4.1
Education/Healthcare/Social Service 10.5 9.2
Arts/Entertainment/Recreation/Hospitality 9.7 10.4
Public Administration 14.2 20.2
Other 9.6 6.6
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Labor Force
  • Franklin County Labor Force:9,728
  • Labor Draw Area88,182
  • Per Capita Income$33,976