Franklin County is located in northwestern Alabama. The County Seat is Russellville and the largest city is Russellville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.franklincountyal.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 31,601 and the 2010 census population was 31,709. The land area is 633.82 square miles and there are 50 persons per square mile.
92.3% of the population is White, 4.3% is Black or African American, 15.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 72.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 11% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,300, there are 12,437 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,888, the median household income is $36,415, and 21.9% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,357. Retail sales (in $1000) were $269,096, and sales per capita were $8,786. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.2%.
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