Franklin Parish, LA

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2022 Population
19,752
1.06% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39
1.56% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
26%
4.12% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$41,129
7.53% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$99,200
13.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Franklin Parish, LA had a population of 19.8k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $41,129. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Franklin Parish, LA declined from 19,964 to 19,752, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,250 to $41,129, a 7.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Franklin Parish, LA are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%), White (Hispanic) (1.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.354%).

None of the households in Franklin Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.9% of the residents in Franklin Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Franklin Parish, LA was $99,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.8%.

Most people in Franklin Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Franklin Parish, LA is home to a population of 19.8k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.304% of Franklin Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (60 people).

In 2022, there were 2.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.9k people) in Franklin Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 420 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Franklin Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin Parish, LA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Franklin Parish, LA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.9k ± 7
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.01k ± 379
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    420 ± 386
1.66%
Hispanic Population
328 people

In 2022, there were 2.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.9k people) in Franklin Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 420 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.66% of the people in Franklin Parish, LA are hispanic (328 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Franklin Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.304%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
60 people
0.571%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
114 people

As of 2022, 0.304% of Franklin Parish, LA residents (60 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin Parish, LA was 0.571%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    360 ± 107
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    97 ± 51
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    86 ± 73

Franklin Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Franklin Parish, LA employs 6.69k people. The largest industries in Franklin Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,215 people), Educational Services (640 people), and Public Administration (609 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($94,375), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,067), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,905).

Occupations

6.69k
2022 Value
± 600
−1.4%
1 Year decline
± 13.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin Parish, LA declined at a rate of −1.4%, from 6.78k employees to 6.69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (972 people), Management Occupations (727 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (679 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.69k
2022 Value
± 600
−1.4%
1 Year decline
± 13.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Franklin Parish, LA declined at a rate of −1.4%, from 6.78k employees to 6.69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,215 people), Educational Services (640 people), and Public Administration (609 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Franklin Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,864
Median earning men ± $8,293
$31,434
Median earning women ± $4,020

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,803), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,571), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,917).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,034), Manufacturing ($45,455), and Wholesale Trade ($45,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 126
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 113
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 94
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Franklin County, LA went to Donald J. Trump with 71.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.3%), followed by Other (0.484%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franklin Parish, LA was $99,200 in 2022, which is 0.352 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $87,500 to $99,200, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin Parish, LA is 74.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Franklin Parish, LA have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Franklin Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Franklin Parish, LA is $41,129. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Franklin Parish, LA was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $52,246, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $46,941 and $45,474.

Property

$99,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,162
$5,464
Median Property Taxes
±$507

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Franklin Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

74.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.8% of the housing units in Franklin Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Franklin Parish, LA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Franklin Parish, LA was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $52,246, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $46,941 and $45,474.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Franklin Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$41,129
Median Household Income
± $4,063
7.31k
Number of Households
± 600

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.31k households in Franklin Parish, LA grew to $41,129 from the previous year's value of $38,250.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Franklin Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.66%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.97%)

In 2022, 82.8% of workers in Franklin Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.66%) and those who worked at home (3.97%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.33% of the workforce in Franklin Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Franklin Parish, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Franklin Parish, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin Parish, LA (4.88k out of 18.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin Parish, LA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93% of the population of Franklin Parish, LA has health coverage, with 29.9% on employee plans, 35.6% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 0.958% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Franklin Parish, LA see 2224 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.714% decrease from the previous year (2240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4931 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 704 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,224 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Franklin Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Franklin Parish, LA see an average of 2,224 patients per year. This represents a 0.714% decrease from the previous year (2,240 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Franklin Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.01%
Uninsured
29.9%
Employer Coverage
35.6%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
0.958%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin Parish, LA declined by 5.4% from 7.41% to 7.01%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Franklin Parish, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.3 in Franklin Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 40.8% in Franklin Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.9% in Franklin Parish, LA.

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