Franklin County is located in east-central Missouri. The County Seat is Union and the largest city is Washington. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.franklinmo.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 102,084 and the 2010 census population was 101,491. The land area is 922.68 square miles and there are 110 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 85.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $150,500, there are 39,263 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,742, the median household income is $48,857, and 12.5% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,512. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,326,744, and sales per capita were $13,268. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.3%.
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