Franklin, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 8,346. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,594 (+3.0% change)
Males: 3,689 (44.2%), Females: 4,657 (55.8%)

Zip code: 23851

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $31,687
Median house value: $94,900

Races in Franklin:

  • Black (52.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (12.3%), United States (10.4%), Irish (5.0%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), Italian (1.6%).

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Franklin

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-1.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Franklin:

  • SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 FAIRVIEW DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Franklin:

  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 49 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: NGU)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 49 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN MUNI-JOHN BEVERLY ROSE (about 3 miles; FRANKLIN, VA; Abbreviation: FKN)
  • WAKEFIELD MUNI (about 22 miles; WAKEFIELD, VA; Abbreviation: AKQ)
  • SUFFOLK MUNI (about 23 miles; SUFFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: SFQ)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Franklin:

  • PAUL D CAMP COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 720; Location: 100 N COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.pc.cc.va.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 46 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,820)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)

Schools

Public high school in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN HIGH (Students: 427; Location: 310 CRESCENT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Franklin:

  • ROCK CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 130 LAKEVIEW RD.; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Franklin:

  • S. P. MORTON ELEM (Students: 603; Location: 300 MORTON STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HUNTERDALE ELEM. (Students: 427; Location: 23190 SEDLEY RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JOSEPH P. KING JR. MIDDLE (Students: 350; Location: 507 1/2 W. THIRD AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)