Franklin County, Florida
Franklin County is located in northwest Florida, along with Bay, Santa Rosa, Escambia, Walton, Holmes, Jackson, Washington, Okaloosa, Calhoun, Liberty, Gulf, Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson, and Wakulla counties. One of Franklin County's largest industries is seafood, supplying for than 90% of Florida's Oysters and 10% of the nations. Commercial timber and tourism are also large industries. Franklin County beaches have been ranked some of the most beautiful in the world.
Top private sector employers for Franklin County are Weems Memorial Hospital, Leavins Seafood, and Greensteel Homes. Major public sector employers are Franklin County and Florida Department of Corrections. Cities, towns, and islands in Franklin County include Apalachicola (county seat), Carrabelle, Cape St. George Island, Dog Island, and St. Vincent.
Franklin County Florida Cities
There are 4 cities in Franklin County Florida. These are listed below. Click on a link for details.
Franklin County has a population of approximately 11,686 people. The population increased 1.2% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Franklin County is 534.73 square miles and had a population density of 21.6 Persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.
There are 8,665 housing units in Franklin County (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Franklin County has a 66.0% homeownership rate compared to Florida's rate of 69.0%. Franklin County's medium household income in 2011 was $37,017, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
24.0% of the population in Franklin County lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:
- Franklin County Census Data
- University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research - Franklin County
Franklin County Economic Activity
The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic , 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Franklin County. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.
At $130 million, Franklin County's economic activity represents 0.02% of the Florida economy.
|Merchant wholesaler sales||$0||0.0%|
|Accommodation and food services sales||$38||28.9%|
Franklin County Regional Comparisons
Franklin County is located in Northwest Florida. This region is responsible for 4.6% of Florida's economic activity. Franklin County represents 0.5% of the region's economy.
2010 to 2012
2007 to 2011
|Santa Rosa County||158,512||$1,467||4.7%||$55,913||65,728||$173,400|
Franklin Real Estate
There are 2,726 properties in Franklin County. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2013 sales data.
|Usage Type||Property Count||%||Sales Count||Median Price||Median Price/Ft||Sales From||To|
|Residential Property||0||0.00||2||$62,900||$112||February 1st, 2013||August 1st, 2013|
Residential Real Estate in Franklin County, Florida
0( .00%) of the properties in Franklin County are classified as Residential. 2 of them sold between February 1st, 2013 and August 1st, 2013. The total value of these sales was $125,800. The median sales price was $62,900. In 2013 the median sales price for Residential Property in Franklin County was $112 per sq ft.
Franklin Market Data
|Property Usage||Property Count||Total Sq Ft|
|Hotel & Motel||35||125,538|
|Sports & Entertaining||3||19,209|