Franklin, Kansas

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Population in 2010: 375.
Males: 159  (42.5%)
Females: 216  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 66735.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,565
Franklin:

$38,565
KS:

$54,935

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,984

Franklin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,138
Franklin:

$91,138
KS:

$144,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $93,903; detached houses: $107,309; mobile homes: $37,941

Median gross rent in 2016: $787.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.5%
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  • Races in Franklin, KS (2010)
    • 35293.9%White alone
    • 71.9%Two or more races
    • 51.3%Hispanic
    • 41.1%Black alone
    • 41.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.8%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (31.8%), German (22.7%), English (12.1%), Austrian (6.4%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 980 feet

Franklin,KS real estate house value index trend

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,377 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $825 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (81.3 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (107.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (347.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Arma, KS (1.1 miles ),
Mulberry, KS (2.2 miles ),
Frontenac, KS (2.2 miles ),
Burgess, MO (2.3 miles),
Mindenmines, MO (2.7 miles ),
Girard, KS (2.8 miles ),
Pittsburg, KS (2.8 miles ),
Arcadia, KS (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 94.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 620

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, KS in 2016
Distribution of house value in Franklin, KS in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Kansas:

3.7%

Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Franklin place center killed 4 people and injured 30 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 3/26/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from Franklin center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from Franklin center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 377.1 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 Crawford County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Franklin:

  • ARMA CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ARMA, KS)
  • HHA OF OF GIRARD MEDICAL CENTER (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ARMA, KS)
  • SUNSET MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FRONTENAC, KS)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP PITTSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • NEW HORIZONS OF PITTSBURG (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • MEDICALODGE NORTH OF PITTSBURG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PITTSBURG, KS)
  • HERITAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GIRARD, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 10 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,838)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 33 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 46 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Allen County Community College (about 48 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Crowder College (about 53 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Southwest Baptist University (about 72 miles; Bolivar, MO; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Drury University (about 81 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Franklin Community Center & Heritage Museum (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Franklin: Franklin Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • CRAWFORD CO RWD 7 (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.2%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Franklin:

Marital status in Franklin, KS
  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Kansas average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franklin, KS (based on Crawford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,10738
Catholic6,0004
Mainline Protestant4,74124
Other7315
None20,555-
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: 6
This county:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Crawford County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Crawford County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

8.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

29.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crawford County:

14.2%
Kansas:

13.4%

5.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,547 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cherokee County, KS  0.55% ($33,849 average AGI)
from Jasper County, MO  0.47% ($37,274)
from Labette County, KS  0.32% ($33,190)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jasper County, MO  0.65% ($40,761 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KS  0.57% ($42,247)
to Cherokee County, KS  0.44% ($37,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KSEK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOCR (1310 AM; 5 kW; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KSEK-FM (99.1 FM; GIRARD, KS; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRPS (89.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKOW-FM (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KIXQ (102.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSYN (92.5 FM; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KJMK (93.9 FM; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: BIG MACK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWXD (103.5 FM; ASBURY, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJML (105.3 FM; COLUMBUS, KS; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KMXL (95.1 FM; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: CARTHAGE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHST (101.7 FM; LAMAR, MO; Owner: INNOVATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • KOAM-TV (Channel 7; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: SAGA QUAD STATES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K05KD (Channel 5; CARTHAGE, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KODE-TV (Channel 12; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZJ (Channel 26; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJPX-LP (Channel 47; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KSNF (Channel 16; JOPLIN, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

Franklin fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2010 02:40 PM, Sr-47, Lat: 37.513811, Lon: -94.702836, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.7mTotal length
  • $263,000Total costs
  • 18,280Total average daily traffic
  • 1,900Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,640Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jimmie P Cormier, .5 Mi E 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.448889 Lon: -95.456667), Type: 115.8, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: Duke Communication Services, Jpcormier@dukecomsvcs.Com, , Charl-otte, Phone: (704) 382-1242
  • Jerry D Hasten, .5 Mi E 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.448889 Lon: -95.456667), Type: 115.8, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co., Jhasten@cmsenergy.Com, , 4967 Houst-on, Phone: (713) 989-7000
  • K Dumas, .5 Mi E 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.448889 Lon: -95.456667), Type: 115.8, Structure height: 20059 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, Elizabeth@fcc-Faalicensing.Com, , Alexa-ndria, Phone: (713) 615-6615
  • Kevin Dumas, .5 Mi E 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.448889 Lon: -95.456667), Type: 115.8, Structure height: 20059 m, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, Elizabeth@fcc-Faalicensing.Com, , Alexa-ndria, Phone: (703) 615-6615
  • .5 Mi E 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.448889 Lon: -95.456667), Type: 115.0, Overall height: 115 m, Registrant: Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, Rneck@panenergy.Com, , Houst-on, Phone: (713) 627-5658
  • .5 Mi E 2 Mi S (Lat: 38.448889 Lon: -95.456667), Type: 115.8, Overall height: 115.8 m, Registrant: Duke Communication Services, Jpcormier@dukecomsvcs.Com, , Charl-otte, Phone: (704) 382-1242

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KK0A, Grant Date: 03/28/1996, Expiration Date: 03/28/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2000, Registrant: Earl E Matheson, 410 S Broadway St, Franklin, KS 66735-9457
  • Call Sign: W0IL, Licensee ID: L00645074, Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023, Registrant: Robert E Luth, 212 S Prospect, Franklin, KS 66735

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MASON SCOTT J B-80 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 130SM , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Roy A Widmar, 202 S Prairie St, Franklin, KS 66735
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/08/2018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Fire incident types in Franklin, KS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, KS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin, KS
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 46.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin, KS
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Franklin compared to Kansas state average:

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