Franklin County ME Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 31,445
Population in Households 30,335
Population in Familes 22,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,110
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 13,346
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 8,276
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,885 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,461 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,303 (41.1%)
Median Home Value $126,518
Average Home Value $160,713


Median Household Income $40,398
Average Household Income $51,039
Per Capita Income $21,983
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.51% 0.21%
Households 0.62% 0.39%
Families 0.42% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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 ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 15 13th
Population Density1 # 12 31st
Diversity Index2 # 13 31st
Median Household Income # 11 38th
Per Capita Income # 12 31st

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