Franklin County is located in western Maine. The County Seat is Farmington and the largest city is Farmington. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.franklincounty.maine.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 30,296 and the 2010 census population was 30,768. The land area is 1,696.61 square miles and there are 18.1 persons per square mile.
97.2% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 91.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $132,400, there are 12,098 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,083, the median household income is $41,626, and 15.6% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,271. Retail sales (in $1000) were $381,289, and sales per capita were $12,807. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.7%.
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