Franklin County is located in south-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Franklin and the largest city is Franklin. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.franklinnebraska.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,076 and the 2010 census population was 3,225. The land area is 575.82 square miles and there are 5.6 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.2% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 91.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $56,200, there are 1,398 households, an average of 2.21 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,095, the median household income is $43,011, and 12.9% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 240. Retail sales (in $1000) were $17,262, and sales per capita were $5,522.
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