Franklin County is located in southeastern Indiana. The County Seat is Brookville and the largest city is Brookville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.franklincounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,934 and the 2010 census population was 23,087. The land area is 384.43 square miles and there are 60.1 persons per square mile.
98.5% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 85.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $150,100, there are 8,551 households, an average of 2.67 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,085, the median household income is $49,516, and 13.5% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,848. Retail sales (in $1000) were $171,270, and sales per capita were $7,407. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.7%.
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