Franklin County vs. Essex County

Franklin County (NY)Essex County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)50,29337,300
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-2.5%-5.2%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)51,60739,363
Population, Census, April 1, 201051,59939,370
Persons under 5 years, percent4.8%3.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.4%16.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.8%23.4%
Female persons, percent45.0%48.4%
White alone, percent84.1%94.5%
Black or African American alone, percent6.4%2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent7.6%0.5%
Asian alone, percent0.5%0.8%
Two or More Races, percent1.4%1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent3.6%3.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent81.7%92.3%
Veterans, 2014-20183,3982,696
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.5%3.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)25,84026,393
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201872.4%75.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$105,500$151,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,200$1,291
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$455$530
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$702$802
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201315.6%14.4%
Building permits, 201811798
Households, 2014-201819,08815,425
Persons per household, 2014-20182.352.26
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.6%86.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20187.7%5.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201881.9%86.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201872.8%76.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201886.8%91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201819.4%27.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201811.7%11.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.4%5.3%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201852.0%56.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201855.1%58.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)51,231150,253
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)284,959140,281
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)250,230213,119
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)149,16282,540
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)501,766514,005
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,688$13,193
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201821.821.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$51,696$56,196
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$25,491$30,273
Persons in poverty, percent16.7%11.7%
Total employer establishments, 20179531,194
Total employment, 201710,8169,966
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)391,229415,688
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.8%1.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20172,7343,062
All firms, 20123,5593,549
Men-owned firms, 20122,0311,921
Women-owned firms, 20121,0841,164
Minority-owned firms, 201216582
Nonminority-owned firms, 20123,2233,321
Veteran-owned firms, 2012397601
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20122,9442,743
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.3%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%29.4%
Population per square mile, 201031.721.9
Land area in square miles, 20101,629.121,794.23

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Franklin county (NY) and Essex county (NY) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.