Franklin Parish LA Information


Franklin Parish Subdivisions

Franklin Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,409
Daytime Population: Workers 6,081
Daytime Population: Residents 13,457
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,538
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 20,677
Population in Familes 17,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 732
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $32,699
Average Household Income $52,000
Per Capita Income $20,296


Total Housing Units 9,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,721 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,523 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,243 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $88,355
Average Home Value $121,023


Total Households 8,244
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,633
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.42% 0.38%
Households 0.58% 0.48%
Families 0.33% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


Franklin Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 47 28th
Population Density # 42 36th
Diversity Index # 49 25th
Median Household Income # 53 19th
Per Capita Income # 49 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.

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