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Encyclopedia > Franklin County, Indiana
Brookville from the northeast.
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Franklin County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 22,151. The county seat is Brookville6. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1843 KB) Brookville, Indiana. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1843 KB) Brookville, Indiana. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Senators Richard Lugar (R) Evan Bayh (D) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Brookville is a town located in Franklin County, Indiana. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,014 km² (391 mi²). 1,000 km² (386 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.36% water. Image File history File links Map_of_Indiana_highlighting_Franklin_County. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent counties

Fayette County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Liberty from the air, looking west. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hamilton County is a county of the state of Ohio, located in the southwest corner of the state. ... Dearborn County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Ripley County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Decatur County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Rush County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 22,151 people, 7,868 households, and 6,129 families residing in the county. The population density is 22/km² (57/mi²). There are 8,596 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (22/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 99.02% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 7,868 households out of which 37.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.00% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.10% are non-families. 19.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.77 and the average family size is 3.17. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $43,530, and the median income for a family is $50,171. Males have a median income of $33,998 versus $24,516 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,624. 7.10% of the population and 4.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.90% of those under the age of 18 and 9.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

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Chicagoland (includes the Chicago suburbs (Indiana) | Michiana | Nine-County Region | Southern Indiana
Largest cities
Anderson | Bloomington | Carmel | Columbus | Elkhart | Evansville | Fishers | Fort Wayne | Gary | Hammond | Indianapolis | Kokomo | Lafayette | Lawrence | Mishawaka | Muncie | New Albany | Richmond | South Bend | Terre Haute
Counties
Adams | Allen | Bartholomew | Benton | Blackford | Boone | Brown | Carroll | Cass | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Crawford | Daviess | De Kalb | Dearborn | Decatur | Delaware | Dubois | Elkhart | Fayette | Floyd | Fountain | Franklin | Fulton | Gibson | Grant | Greene | Hamilton | Hancock | Harrison | Hendricks | Henry | Howard | Huntington | Jackson | Jasper | Jay | Jefferson | Jennings | Johnson | Knox | Kosciusko | Lagrange | Lake | LaPorte | Lawrence | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Martin | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Newton | Noble | Ohio | Orange | Owen | Parke | Perry | Pike | Porter | Posey | Pulaski | Putnam | Randolph | Ripley | Rush | Saint Joseph | Scott | Shelby | Spencer | Starke | Steuben | Sullivan | Switzerland | Tippecanoe | Tipton | Union | Vanderburgh | Vermillion | Vigo | Wabash | Warren | Warrick | Washington | Wayne | Wells | White | Whitley

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