Franklin County, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Franklin County Kansas City MSA United States
Population, 2017 25,560 2,128,912 325,719,178
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 -0.7% 7.47% 7.99%
Median Age, 2016 39 37.4 37.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 571.76 7,950 3,531,905
High School Grads, 2016 92.5% 91.4% 87%
College Grads, 2016 21.2% 35% 30.3%
Labor Force, 2017 14,057 1,128,859 160,320,000
Unemployment Rate, 2017 3.8% 3.8% 4.4%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 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
ATC Truck Covers  Truck accessory mfg.   75
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
275
Midwest Cabinet Co., Inc.
Wooden & laminated
cabinets & seating
booths mfg.
70
Neosho County Community College
Higher education
40
Ottawa Retirement Village
Retirement
160
Ottawa University
Higher education
160
Ransom Memorial Hospital
Health services
390
Schuff Steel
Steel Beams mfg.
110
USD #290, Ottawa
Education
440
Wal-Mart Distribution Center
Distribution
871
Wal-Mart Super Center
Retail
280

Contact Information

City of Ottawa

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum