For population 25 years and over in Franklin:
For population 15 years and over in Franklin town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $400 (0.4%)
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 ), Notasulga, AL (3.3 miles ), Fort Davis, AL (3.6 miles ), Little Texas-Society Hill, AL (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.46 N, Longitude: 85.80 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-12.9%).
Average climate in Franklin, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Franklin-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 113% 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 significantly below Alabama state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Franklin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Macon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.7%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Black residents, 73.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Franklin compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Franklin (based on Macon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,004 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,268 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:
Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:
TV broadcast stations around Franklin:
Franklin fatal accident list:
Jan 18, 2005 06:30 PM, Sr-49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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 drivers: 1
Jul 16, 1993 07:15 PM, 1073, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1