Franklin County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Franklin County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2015 25,609 2,087,471 321,418,820
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 -1.5% 6.6% 8.7%
Median Age, 2014 38.8 36.7 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 571.76 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2014 91.7% 90.8% 86.3%
College Grads, 2014 21% 33.6% 29.3%
Labor Force, 2015 14,191 1,118,850 157,833,000
Unemployment Rate, 2015 3.7% 3.8% 5%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

 
Company
Type of Operation
Employees
American Eagle Outfitters
Clothing warehouse & distribution center
625
City of Ottawa
Government
150
COF Training Services, Inc.
Job training services for the mentally disabled
95
Fashion, Inc.
Architectural metal roofing mfg.
50
Franklin County
Government
255
Kalmar-Ottawa Industrial trucks and tractors 260
Midwest Cabinet Co., Inc.
Wooden & laminated cabinets & seating booths mfg.
110
Neosho County Community College
Higher education
40
Ottawa Retirement Village
Retirement
145
Ottawa University
Higher education
175
Ransom Memorial Hospital
Health services
380
Schuff Steel
Steel Beams mfg.
125
USD #290, Ottawa
Education
420
Wal-Mart Distribution Center
Distribution
820
Wal-Mart Super Center
Retail
280

Contact Information

Fanklin County Development Council

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum