Franklin, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 134 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 71  (53.5%)
Females: 63  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36075, 36083.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,799 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Franklin:

$47,799
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,305 (it was $34,572 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,485 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Franklin:

$70,485
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $84,151; Detached houses: $100,921; Mobile homes: $47,870

Median gross rent in 2016: $665.

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    • 7449.7%Black alone
    • 7147.7%White alone
    • 21.3%Asian alone
    • 21.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (17.4%), European (1.9%), German (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 3.34 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin town:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Alabama as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $774 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $340 (0.5%)

Franklin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (28.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (596.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tuskegee-Milstead, AL (2.2 miles ), Tuskegee, AL (2.4 miles ), Tallassee, AL (2.8 miles ), Shorter, AL (3.0 miles ), Shorter-Hardaway, AL (3.0 miles ), Reeltown, AL (3.2 miles ), Notasulga, AL (3.3 miles ), Fort Davis, AL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $131,000

Latitude: 32.46 N, Longitude: 85.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Franklin household income distribution Franklin home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-12.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Average climate in Franklin, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Franklin town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from Franklin center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Franklin:

  • MAGNOLIA HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TUSKEGEE, AL)
  • FMC TUSKEGEE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; TUSKEGEE, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; TALLASSEE, AL)
  • TALLASSEE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TALLASSEE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Tuskegee University (about 6 miles; Tuskegee, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 21 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 23 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 25 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 30 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Troy University (about 47 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 49 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)

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Notable location: Franklin Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Franklin include: Ramsey Church (A), Neils Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ramsey Cemetery (1), Neils Chapel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: River Heritage Museum (31 Isaac Creek Road).

Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.6%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Alabama average:

12.0

Franklin travel time to work - commute Franklin mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Franklin town (based on Macon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant4,94528
Evangelical Protestant2,69518
Mainline Protestant1,16416
Other6794
Catholic1001
None11,869-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Macon County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macon County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Macon County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

40.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Franklin:

49.6%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Franklin:

30.4
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.8%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Franklin:

15.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.3%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Franklin:

83.3%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$282
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$565
Water Supply 0$0 2$565
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,412

6.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, AL  1.35% ($26,474 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  1.17% ($31,488)
from Elmore County, AL  0.27% ($22,684)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, AL  2.25% ($24,691 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, AL  1.60% ($28,843)
to Elmore County, AL  0.56% ($30,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLS (1300 AM; 1 kW; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: MICHAEL BUTLER BROADCASTING. LLC)
  • WACQ (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARRVILLE, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WBIL (580 AM; 1 kW; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: ALL CHANNEL TV SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WJWZ (97.9 FM; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Franklin fatal accident list:

Jan 18, 2005 06:30 PM, Sr-49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 27, 2001 03:10 AM, I-85, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1994 01:30 AM, 49, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 16, 1993 07:15 PM, 1073, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $6,209,000Total costs
  • 70,902Total average daily traffic
  • 15,232Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Robert A Moore, 12591 Hwy 41 N. (Lat: 31.658889 Lon: -87.396083), Type: 55.7, Overall height: 53.3 m, Registrant: 3183879611, Bobby@rlmenterprises.Net
  • Robert A Moore, 12591 Hwy 41 N. (Lat: 31.658889 Lon: -87.396083), Type: 55.7, Overall height: 53.3 m, Registrant: 3183879611, Bobby@rlmenterprises.Net
  • Thomas M Hayley, 0.11 Miles East Of The Intersection Of Cr 49 And Cr 30 (Lat: 32.442389 Lon: -85.791083), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3348218624, , 1695 E. UNIVERSITY DRIVE
  • Thomas M Hayley, 0.11 Miles East Of The Intersection Of Cr 49 And Cr 30 (Lat: 32.442389 Lon: -85.791083), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3348218624, , 1695 E. UNIVERSITY DRIVE
  • Robert A Moore, 12591 Hwy 41 N. (Lat: 31.658889 Lon: -87.396083), Type: 55.7, Structure height: 01099 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Registrant: 3183664800, Bmoore@rlmenterprises.Net

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Hwy 49 2m N Of I85 Int (Lat: 32.479028 Lon: -85.789944), Call Sign: KNAI297, Licensee ID: L00017465
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, 155.310 MHzGrant Date: 08/02/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2001Registrant: Franklin, Town Of, 1660 Al Hwy 49, Tuskegee, AL 36083, Phone: (205) 727-2111

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FRANKLIN, 4.5 Miles South Of (Lat: 31.659028 Lon: -87.399694), Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WLB584, Licensee ID: L00011882
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 4090.00 MHz, 4090.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 4170.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4YCA, Previous Call Sign: KC4NDT, Licensee ID: L00173014, Grant Date: 11/18/1999, Expiration Date: 02/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2012, Registrant: Thomas G Strickland, Rt 1 Box 56, Franklin, AL 36444

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (4%)

Franklin compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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