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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Franklin County is located in Washington with a population of 89,124. In Franklin County, most residents own their homes. In Franklin County there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Franklin County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$847
National
$949
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
    123.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    1.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    30.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    56.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    338
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,316.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    215.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    26%
    13%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,275
National
$55,322

Franklin County Reviews

2 reviews
I love the trycities area but, racism still present it has been here since I got here in 1999 and haven't dissapair. Hopefully some day it be gone!
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Union is in Franklin County which is where I attend college. Its a great location from where I reside.