Franklin County is located in southwestern Mississippi. The County Seat is Meadville and the largest city is Bude. The Official Web Site is located at http://franklincoms.weebly.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,833 and the 2010 census population was 8,118. The land area is 563.78 square miles and there are 14.4 persons per square mile.
63.4% of the population is White, 35.5% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% 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. 81.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $63,700, there are 3,311 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,234, the median household income is $32,372, and 23% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 524. Retail sales (in $1000) were $20,884, and sales per capita were $2,507.
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