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Franklin County, AR


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Fort Smith, AR-OK
Designated Market Area: Fort Smith, AR-OK
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 17,271   ( 854 from 2010)
Land area: 609.0 square miles
Population density: 28.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:15,602 90.34% 8.2%
Black:1360.79% 9.7%
Indian:2651.53% 44.8%
Asian:2331.35% 25.3%
2+ races:3401.97% 30.3%
Hispanic:6954.02% 87.3%
Total non-White:1,6699.66% 48.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:419 12.3
Deaths:61418.0
Net Migration: 35810.5
Net Immigration: 10.0
Change in White population:-1,395 -7.7
Change in Non-White pop.:541 3.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
18,125
16,99793.78%
1240.68%
1831.01%
1861.03%
2611.44%
3712.05%
1,1286.22%

2000
17,771
16,94395.34%
1080.61%
1350.76%
520.29%
2071.16%
3101.74%
8284.66%

1990
14,897
14,57897.86%
520.35%
890.60%
200.13%
n/a
1581.06%
3192.14%

1980
14,705
14,08395.77%
1551.05%
2381.62%
290.20%
n/a
2001.36%
6224.23%

1970
11,301
10,99697.30%
2011.78%
70.06%
60.05%
n/a
650.58%
305 2.70%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,071 11.7
1,84910.4
540.3
800.5
54 0.3
300 1.7
1990's
NumberRate
2,245 15.1
1,97213.2
1,52410.2
380.3
2,365 15.9
509 3.4
1980's
NumberRate
2,039 13.9
1,643 11.2
-146 -1.0
n/a
495 3.4
-303 -2.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
2,941 26.0
n/a
3,087 27.3
317 2.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Franklin County, AR

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.5
3,879 22.5%
13,392 77.5%
3,420 19.8%
6,705
2.50
4,237 63.2%
3,260 76.9%
299 7.1%
2,468 36.8%

2010
NumberPercent
39.8
4,431 24.4%
13,694 75.6%
3,007 16.6%
7,037
2.51
5,011 71.2%
3,899 77.8%
385 7.7%
2,026 28.8%

2000
NumberPercent
37.6
4,579 25.8%
13,192 74.2%
2,786 15.7%
6,925
2.50
5,032 72.7%
4,198 83.4%
336 6.7%
1,893 27.3%

1990
NumberPercent
35.4
3,884 26.1%
11,013 73.9%
2,502 16.8%
5,652
2.55
4,322 76.5%
3,686 85.3%
248 5.7%
1,330 23.5%

1980
NumberPercent
32.5
4,247 28.9%
10,458 71.1%
2,354 16.0%
5,186
2.73
4,115 79.3%
3,637 88.4%
173 4.2%
1,071 20.7%

2022 Housing Data for Franklin County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,750 
Median Value$117,500 
Occupied6,70586.5%
Vacant1,04513.5%
Owned4,94073.7%
Rented1,76526.3%
Median Rent$684 
Single-Family Units5,91576.3%
    Detached5,78274.6%
    Attached1331.7%
Buldings with 5+ Units2693.5%
Mobile Homes99412.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Franklin County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005718.5%
$10,000 to $14,9994827.2%
$15,000 to $19,9994927.3%
$20,000 to $24,9994196.2%
$25,000 to $29,9993304.9%
$30,000 to $34,9992333.5%
$35,000 to $39,9993805.7%
$40,000 to $44,9992974.4%
$45,000 to $49,9992964.4%
$50,000 to $59,9993805.7%
$60,000 to $74,99979011.8%
$75,000 to $99,99991513.6%
$100,000 to $124,9995307.9%
$125,000 to $149,9992143.2%
$150,000 to $199,9991512.3%
$200,000 or more2253.4%
Median Household Income47,695 
Per Capita Income25,517 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6209.2%
Public Assistance1762.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,00214.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,03460.3%
Unemployed3223.2%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force6,35663.6%
Not in Labor Force3,64536.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 39.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,7051,84759.4%
Non-Profit13918542.9%
Self-Employed52822670.0%
Local Government17628937.8%
State Government6534515.9%
Federal Government1289756.9%
Total Private + Self3,2332,07360.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.50891635.7%
Total3,7412,98955.6%
Pct. Govt.16.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts73610.9%
Sales and Office Occupations1,15617.1%
Professional, Technical1,22518.2%
Service Occupations1,12016.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1141.7%
All others2,50637.2%
White Collar 46.2%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,40620.9%
Health care and social assistance77811.5%
Retail trade68410.1%
Educational services5948.8%
Construction5918.8%
Accommodation and food services4596.8%
Public administration3775.6%
Transportation and warehousing3004.4%
Finance and insurance2994.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2914.3%
Utilities2413.6%
Other services1261.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1251.9%
Professional, scientific, technical1141.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1131.7%
Wholesale trade941.4%
Information620.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing590.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation300.4%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Franklin County, AR

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5122.98%
Puerto Rican70.04%
Cuban90.05%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American120.07%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan120.07%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American300.17%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian300.17%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic500.29%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong620.36%
Chinese250.15%
Filipino160.09%
Laotian80.05%
Korean60.03%
Indian10.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English15,85997.5%
Spanish2561.6%
German, other Germanic520.3%
Chinese250.2%
Other Asian230.1%
Other230.1%
Tagalog120.1%
Other Indo-European110.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American4,66827.2%
German1,95511.4%
Irish1,6369.5%
English1,2447.2%
European2571.5%
Italian1841.1%
Scottish1781.0%
Polish1590.9%
Welsh1530.9%
Dutch1420.8%
Scotch-Irish1200.7%
French730.4%
Danish670.4%
Czech520.3%
Swiss390.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen17,07499.5%
Not a citizen860.5%
Native16,93798.7%
Foreign-born2231.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Franklin County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
549 4.6%1,105 9.2%5,117 42.6%3,775 31.4%1,051 8.7%428 3.6%
  Average years of education: 12.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 549 4.6%
9-12 Years 1,105 9.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,117 42.6%
Some College 3,775 31.4%
Bach. Degree 1,051 8.7%
Grad Degree 428 3.6%
Average years of education: 12.5

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Franklin County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 7,171 6,588 583 8.1% 6.8%
1991 7,244 6,698 546 7.5% 7.3%
1992 7,359 6,870 489 6.6% 7.0%
1993 7,794 7,352 442 5.7% 6.1%
1994 7,985 7,678 307 3.8% 5.4%
1995 7,980 7,674 306 3.8% 4.9%
1996 8,376 8,053 323 3.9% 5.2%
1997 8,126 7,846 280 3.4% 5.1%
1998 7,821 7,525 296 3.8% 5.1%
1999 7,726 7,459 267 3.5% 4.5%
2000 8,076 7,807 269 3.3% 4.2%
2001 8,087 7,788 299 3.7% 4.8%
2002 8,113 7,729 384 4.7% 5.3%
2003 8,042 7,659 383 4.8% 5.8%
2004 8,186 7,800 386 4.7% 5.6%
2005 8,444 8,080 364 4.3% 5.3%
2006 8,466 8,097 369 4.4% 5.2%
2007 8,483 8,097 386 4.6% 5.4%
2008 8,458 8,085 373 4.4% 5.4%
2009 8,151 7,567 584 7.2% 7.7%
2010 7,796 7,216 580 7.4% 7.9%
2011 7,769 7,201 568 7.3% 7.9%
2012 7,703 7,178 525 6.8% 7.3%
2013 7,466 6,965 501 6.7% 7.1%
2014 7,343 6,936 407 5.5% 5.9%
2015 7,442 7,080 362 4.9% 5.0%
2016 7,378 7,079 299 4.1% 4.0%
2017 7,411 7,148 263 3.5% 3.7%
2018 7,382 7,121 261 3.5% 3.7%
2019 7,524 7,274 250 3.3% 3.5%
2020 7,478 7,059 419 5.6% 6.1%
2021 7,273 6,999 274 3.8% 4.1%
2022 7,450 7,201 249 3.3% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com