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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C
Franklin County is located in Alabama with a population of 31,507. Living in Franklin County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Franklin County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Franklin County are above average.
Population
31,507

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$596
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Franklin County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    224.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    77.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    7.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    665.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,934.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,501
National
$55,322

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