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Franklin Furnace, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Franklin Furnace Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Scioto County at latitude 38.6259 and longitude -82.8501. Scioto County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 574 feet.

The formal official name is the Franklin Furnace Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Franklin Furnace, Ohio.

The U5 Census Class Code for Franklin Furnace indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Franklin Furnace Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles.

Franklin Furnace Census Designated Place, OH Boundary Map


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Franklin Furnace, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,623
Population in Households 1,471
Population in Familes 1,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density1 689
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 519
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 386 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $75,401
Average Home Value $84,003


Median Household Income $38,451
Average Household Income $46,903
Per Capita Income $17,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.41%
Households -0.54% -0.47%
Families -0.74% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Franklin Furnace, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Furnace to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 531 56th
Population Density1 # 915 24th
Diversity Index2 # 391 68th
Median Household Income # 952 21st
Per Capita Income # 1079 10th

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