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Where is Franklin County, Illinois?

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Franklin County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Franklin is found in the county seat of Benton.

With a total 1,117.43 sq. km of land and water area, Franklin County, Illinois is the 2438th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 39,411 people, Franklin County has a total 18333 households earning 36273 on average per year.

Franklin County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17055
Area Codes 618
Time Zone CST
Major Cities West Frankfort (population: 12,583), Benton (population: 11,221), Sesser (population: 2,928), Thompsonville (population: 2,875), Christopher (population: 2,563), Mulkeytown (population: 2,010), Zeigler (population: 1,821), Royalton (population: 1,498), Ewing (population: 797), Valier (population: 649)
Land Area 15,217 sq miles
Water Area 409 sq miles
Household Income $36,273
Housing Units 18,333
Median Home Value $64,300
High School Grads 87% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 13% of population
Retail Spending $9,236 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $34,169 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.