Franklin County is located in south-central Washington. The County Seat is Pasco and the largest city is Pasco. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.franklin.wa.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 87,809 and the 2010 census population was 78,163. The land area is 1,242.17 square miles and there are 62.9 persons per square mile.
91.1% of the population is White, 2.6% is Black or African American, 51.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.1% is Asian, 1.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 71% have a high school degree or higher, and 15% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $161,600, there are 23,445 households, an average of 3.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,503, the median household income is $55,177, and 20.2% of the persons in Franklin County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,210. Retail sales (in $1000) were $788,496, and sales per capita were $11,342. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.5%.
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