Franklin County ME Information


Franklin County Subdivisions

Franklin County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,710
Daytime Population: Workers 13,409
Daytime Population: Residents 16,702
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,111
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 29,683
Population in Familes 22,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,027
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,447
Average Household Income $56,759
Per Capita Income $24,469


Total Housing Units 22,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,426 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,505 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,399 (42.1%)
Median Home Value $140,510
Average Home Value $173,968


Total Households 12,931
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 7,973
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.03% -0.33%
Households -0.07% -0.39%
Families -0.27% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


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, 2017 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 Density # 12 31st
Diversity Index # 16 6th
Median Household Income # 12 31st
Per Capita Income # 11 38th

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