Franklin, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 24,194 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.3%
Males: 11,507  (47.6%)
Females: 12,687  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46131.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,217 (it was $45,414 in 2000)
Franklin:

$48,217
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,540 (it was $18,937 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $117,137 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Franklin:

$117,137
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $130,654; Detached houses: $135,750; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,903; In 2-unit structures: $111,250; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,355; Mobile homes: $22,603

Median gross rent in 2012: $828.

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Franklin races chart
  • White alone - 22,277 (93.4%)
  • Black alone - 546 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 454 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 194 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 156 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 130 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 100 (0.4%)

Races in Franklin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklin: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.3%), Irish (14.2%), United States (12.6%), English (10.8%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,148 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin,IN real estate house value index trend

Franklin, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

414 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Indiana as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 386 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,383 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $973 (0.9%)

Franklin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Indianapolis, IN (21.4 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (183.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Whiteland, IN (2.1 miles ), New Whiteland, IN (2.3 miles ), Bargersville, IN (2.5 miles ), Trafalgar, IN (2.7 miles ), Greenwood, IN (3.0 miles ), Princes Lakes, IN (3.2 miles ), Edinburgh, IN (3.3 miles ), Southport, IN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 314 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1998: 297 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1999: 334 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2000: 292 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2001: 200 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2002: 232 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2003: 163 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2004: 307 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2005: 261 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2006: 155 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2008: 67 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $130,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.49 N, Longitude: 86.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,463 (+6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,521 (41.2%)

Area code: 317

Franklin household income distribution Franklin home values distribution

Crime rates in Franklin by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000002000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.09.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 39925765117650
per 100,000 17.046.045.79.723.832.827.422.047.629.524.921.00.0
Robberies 8325710775831213
per 100,000 45.315.310.124.233.446.932.030.721.733.712.450.453.9
Assaults 11348519670747565424247
per 100,000 5.75.115.2232.6243.2450.3319.8324.9324.8274.2174.1176.2194.9
Burglaries 84961319175113113100106859699126
per 100,000 475.4490.5664.5441.0357.6530.1516.2439.0459.1358.6398.0415.4522.5
Thefts 9809278391,1411,0741,1009491,080962728799878920
per 100,000 5546.14736.14255.95529.45120.65160.04335.14741.44166.73071.23312.93684.03815.1
Auto thefts 626646306161730181081416
per 100,000 350.9337.2233.3145.428.675.177.7131.778.042.233.258.766.3
Arson 1020000011301
per 100,000 5.70.010.10.00.00.00.00.04.34.212.40.04.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 321.6302.7287.1335.8320.0392.3340.2333.2324.9247.7228.7256.4257.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Franklin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 56 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Indiana average:

1.96
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,873 (+54.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Franklin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Franklin, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Franklin city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1972, a category F4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Franklin center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 125.8 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 Johnson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Birthplace of: Jon Schaffer - Heavy metal guitarist, Andrew Duggan - Film actor, Max Terhune - Actor, Nick Hardwick - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Sep 12, 1981), Homer Bone - Federal judge, Marcellus M. Crocker - Union Army general, Clinton L. Armstrong - Union Army Medal of Honor recipient, J.R. Angle - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes), Marcus Peter Blakemore - Solider, Maude Turner Gordon - Actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Franklin: Clinton L. Armstrong.

Hospitals in Franklin:

  • AMERICARE HOSPICE (1150 N MAIN ST, SUITE A)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (1650 E JEFFERSON ST)
  • CARDINAL SERVICE MGMT, INC (699 GRAHAM ST)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1125 W JEFFERSON ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Franklin:

  • DAVITA - DIALYSIS - FRANKLIN (1140 W JEFFERSON STREET, SUITE A)
  • FMC - FRANKLIN (1159 WEST JEFFERSON ST., SUITE 201)

Home Health Centers in Franklin:

  • ACACIA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (690 STATE ST)
  • AMERICARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (20 CIRCLE DR)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOME CARE SERVICES (1101 W JEFFERSON ST STE R)

Nursing Homes in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN MEADOWS (1285 W JEFFERSON ST)
  • FRANKLIN UNITED METHODIST COMMUNITY (1070 W JEFFERSON ST)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT FRANKLIN (580 LEMLEY ST)
  • HOMEVIEW CENTER OF FRANKLIN (651 S STATE ST)
  • INDIANA MASONIC HOME INC (690 S STATE ST)
  • RECORDS AUTUMN CARE RETIREMEN (1109 NORTH MAIN STREET, PO BOX 277)
  • TODD-AIKENS HEALTH CENTER (1125 W JEFFERSON ST)
  • WELCOME NURSING HOME (1109 NORTH MAIN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Franklin:

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Amtrak station near Franklin:

  • 20 miles: INDIANAPOLIS (350 S. ILLINOIS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

College/University in Franklin:

  • Franklin College (Full-time enrollment: 1,061; Location: 101 Branigin Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.franklincollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • University of Indianapolis (about 16 miles; Indianapolis, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,625)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 20 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • American College of Education (about 21 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 21 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 23 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Marian University (about 24 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Butler University (about 26 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Public high school in Franklin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

Private elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 114 LANCELOT DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DISCOVERY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 114; Location: 1125 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Franklin

Library in Franklin:

  • JOHNSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,079,156; Location: 401 SOUTH STATE STREET; 362,636 books; 7,930 e-books; 30,506 audio materials; 29,601 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 701 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Rose of Lima School has grades Pre-K through 8 and has approx. 200 students enrolled.

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Notable locations in Franklin: Hillview Country Club (A), Stewart "Red" Faught Stadium (B), Johnson County Courthouse Square (C), Canary Creek Outdoor Cinema (D), Von Boll Welcome Center (E), Spurlock Center (F), Shirk Hall (G), Old Main (H), Napolitan Student Center (I), Napolitan Alumni House (J), Johnson-Dietz Hall (K), Johnson Center for The Arts (L), Hoover Hall (M), Hamilton Library (N), Elsey Hall (O), Dietz Center (P), Cline Hall (Q), Barnes Science Hall (R), Masonic Home (S), Franklin Fire Department Station 21 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin include: Franklin Assembly Church (A), Franklin Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Tabernacle Christian Church (E), First Separate Baptist Church (F), Grace United Methodist Church (G), Temple Baptist Church (H), Saint Andrew's Anglican Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Greenlawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Hurricane Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Franklin include: Province Park (1), Runkle Tennis Courts (2), Dame Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Johnson County Offices & Departments - Museum (135 North Main Street).

Hotels: Hilltop Motel (5351 South USHighway 31), Carlton Lodge (2122 Holiday Lane), Lake Motel & Campground (2099 South USHighway 31), Quality Inn Franklin (150 Lovers Lane), Howard Johnson (176 North Lovers Lane), Land-O-Nod Motel (1900 South USHighway 31), Sleep-N-Time Motel (2540 South USHighway 31), Days Inn (2180 East King Street), Super 8 Franklin (188 Lovers Lane).

Courts: Johnson County - Offices & Departments- Juvenile Court (1121 Hospital Road), Johnson County - Offices & Departments- Courts- Circuit Court (Courthouse), Franklin City - City Court (1 Caisson Drive).

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.307. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.307
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00840
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin and their reported violations in the past:

SHILOH COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2011), St Boil Water Order (DEC-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin that have no violations reported:

  • INDIANA MASONIC HOME (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.0% for American Indian residents, 54.2% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2010:

  • 589 people in college/university student housing
  • 480 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2000:

  • 721 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 673 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 462 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Franklin, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Franklin compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with most branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • Mutual Savings Bank: at 80 East Jefferson Street, Methodist Home Branch, Main Street Branch. Info updated 2008/09/02: Bank assets: $118.9 mil, Deposits: $89.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Third Century Bancorp
  • MainSource Bank: Banta Street Branch at 597 Banta Street, branch established on 1996/10/31. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Franklin/Walmart Branch at 2125 N Morton St, branch established on 2004/11/12. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Franklin at 1500 North Morton Street, branch established on 1988/03/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The Huntington National Bank: Franklin Marsh Branch at 1126 North Main, branch established on 1992/03/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Heartland Community Bank: at 420 North Morton Street, branch established on 1997/12/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $245.3 mil, Deposits: $218.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Franklin Branch at 1073 West Jefferson Street, branch established on 1994/08/16. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Franklin at 1600 N Morton St, branch established on 1972/01/13. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Franklin In Branch at 2389 North Morton Street, branch established on 2009/04/20. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Indiana:

  • Hilltop Motel, RR #5, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (812) 526-6555
  • Sleep N Time Motel, 2540 US 31 SD, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 738-2263
  • Tearman Motel, 501 S Morton, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 736-5021
  • Econo Lodge, 2180 E King St, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 736-8000, Fax: (317) 736-9678
  • Comfort Inn, 2122 Holiday Ln, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 736-0480, Fax: (317) 736-4580
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 150 N Lovers Ln, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 346-6444, Fax: (317) 346-6445
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 176 N Lovers Ln, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 738-4448, Fax: (317) 738-4448
  • Super 8 Motel, 188 N Lovers Ln, Franklin, IN 46131 , Phone: (317) 738-0888, Fax: (317) 738-0888
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Franklin city (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.67%
Here: 41.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Adherents20.4%17.2%12.3%7.2%5.6%
Congregations4.2%13.7%2.1%9.5%3.2%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Vineyard USASouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.4%4.1%4.1%3.9%19.9%
Congregations6.3%1.1%4.2%5.3%50.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Johnson County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Johnson County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Johnson County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

27.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,614$39,8741$250
Other Government Administration 3$11,098$44,39243$5,962
Judicial and Legal 4$11,614$34,8422$514
Police Protection - Officers 42$164,378$46,9650$0
Police - Other 6$16,184$32,3683$722
Firefighters 48$192,689$48,1720$0
Fire - Other 2$6,641$39,8460$0
Streets and Highways 13$36,596$33,7812$2,891
Sewerage 16$52,273$39,2051$155
Parks and Recreation 11$37,109$40,48348$27,396
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,878$47,2680$0
Other and Unallocable 18$57,472$38,3152$1,694
Totals for Government 170$610,546$43,097102$39,584

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $627,000 ($25.92)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,216,000 ($380.92)
    Fire Protection: $2,695,000 ($111.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,952,000 ($80.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,207,000 ($49.89)
    Sewerage: $1,194,000 ($49.35)
    Central Staff Services: $516,000 ($21.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $463,000 ($19.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $392,000 ($16.20)
    Financial Administration: $200,000 ($8.27)
    Parking Facilities: $80,000 ($3.31)
    Police Protection: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $790,000 ($32.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $540,000 ($22.32)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($10.99)
    Regular Highways: $258,000 ($10.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $175,000 ($7.23)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($6.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $44,000 ($1.82)
    Central Staff: $12,000 ($0.50)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.12)
    Judicial: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $659,000 ($27.24)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,442,000 ($142.27)
    All Other: $278,000 ($11.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($4.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,754,000 ($155.16)
    Highways: $286,000 ($11.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,836,000 ($75.89)
    Interest Earnings: $1,015,000 ($41.95)
    Special Assessments: $64,000 ($2.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,110,000 ($45.88)
    All Other: $436,000 ($18.02)
    Highways: $386,000 ($15.95)
  • Tax - Property: $5,113,000 ($211.33)
    NEC: $129,000 ($5.33)
    Public Utilities: $57,000 ($2.36)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,632,000 ($894.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $20,597,000 ($851.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,035,000 ($42.78)

Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,457,000 ($60.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,601,000 ($1058.15)

8.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, IN  3.94% ($36,236 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IN  0.34% ($36,840)
from Bartholomew County, IN  0.33% ($36,865)


8.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($207 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  3.60% ($31,952 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IN  0.37% ($40,776)
to Bartholomew County, IN  0.33% ($34,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WIJY (95.9 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFCI (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: FRANKLIN COLLEGE OF INDIANA)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBK-FM (102.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGLD (104.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WYGB (102.9 FM; EDINBURGH, IN; Owner: EDINBURGH RADIO)
  • WTLC-FM (106.7 FM; GREENWOOD, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Franklin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $1,700,000
Total average daily traffic: 102,559
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,191
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 151,175

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Franklin, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Franklin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Franklin, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Franklin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$102,50239$82,489141$106,9588$38,2641$165,00023$67,0520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$139,7054$90,32325$109,8001$6,6700$02$75,4050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$108,05411$80,46866$99,22411$17,0410$07$68,6432$72,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$95,1976$52,78342$100,6551$11,0000$03$40,7070$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$111,0851$207,8306$135,6420$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6109.00 , 6110.00, 6111.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$108,8016$116,308
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$120,3373$75,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$160,4701$99,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6109.00 , 6110.00, 6111.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Franklin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, IN
Most common first names in Franklin, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary31582.8 years
William19576.7 years
James19175.1 years
John16177.4 years
Robert15973.2 years
Charles15577.1 years
Ruth13084.9 years
Dorothy10483.1 years
Helen10182.8 years
George9079.6 years
Most common last names in Franklin, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14879.9 years
Brown8776.7 years
Jones5880.7 years
Williams5778.8 years
Johnson5480.3 years
Wilson5082.3 years
Miller5081.8 years
Davis4878.3 years
Clark4679.2 years
Moore4377.3 years
Businesses in Franklin, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K3Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx3Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Howard Johnson1UPS2
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1White Castle1

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