Franklin, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 8,687 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.6%
 
Males: 3,997  (46.0%)
Females: 4,690  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42134.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,193 (it was $32,001 in 2000)
Franklin:

$32,193
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,736 (it was $16,467 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,345 (it was $73,300 in 2000)
Franklin:

$97,345
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $103,200; Detached houses: $108,327; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $67,965; Mobile homes: $28,104

Median gross rent in 2012: $654.

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  • White alone - 6,693 (79.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,221 (14.5%)
  • Hispanic - 199 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 178 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 88 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklin: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.9%), Irish (13.3%), English (10.6%), German (6.9%), Scottish (2.9%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1983

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 7.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,168 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin,KY real estate house value index trend

Franklin, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

139 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Kentucky as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 372 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $794 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (0.6%)

Franklin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (40.5 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mitchellville, TN (2.6 miles ), Woodburn, KY (2.9 miles ), Orlinda, TN (3.1 miles ), Portland, TN (3.2 miles ), Auburn, KY (3.5 miles ), Cross Plains, TN (3.7 miles ), Halfway, KY (3.7 miles ), Plano, KY (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 86.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,203 (+25.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,798 (53.6%)

Area code: 270

Franklin household income distribution Franklin home values distribution

Crime rates in Franklin by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000110001
per 100,000 0.00.00.012.312.50.00.00.011.8
Rapes 320723475
per 100,000 37.224.60.086.425.037.650.482.759.2
Robberies 9761619471610
per 100,000 111.686.273.7197.5237.350.188.1189.0118.3
Assaults 101468107666
per 100,000 124.0172.373.798.8124.987.775.570.971.0
Burglaries 606655577274729886
per 100,000 744.0812.3675.5703.6899.2927.2906.31157.61017.4
Thefts 233234185198235261240268236
per 100,000 2889.42880.02272.22444.12934.93270.33021.13165.62791.9
Auto thefts 171912131820171811
per 100,000 210.8233.8147.4160.5224.8250.6214.0212.6130.1
Arson N/A000N/A1121
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A12.512.623.611.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 277.9276.1190.5339.2346.1283.9288.8368.8320.1

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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: 25 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Kentucky average:

1.88

Franklin tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +317 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Franklin, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Franklin city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 57 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% 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 139.5 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 109.6 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 177.3 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 161.8 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 166.3 miles away from Franklin 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 139.8 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 Simpson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Birthplace of: James M. Breedlove - Air Force general, Joker Phillips - College football coach, Herbert J. Drane - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Franklin:

  • THE MEDICAL CENTER AT FRANKLIN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1100 BROOKHAVEN ROAD)
  • FRANKLIN-SIMPSON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (414 ROBEY ST.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Franklin:

  • HOPKINS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WOODBURN, KY)
  • AUBURN HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUBURN, KY)
  • RCG PORTLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PORTLAND, TN)
  • THE BRIDGE AT HIGHLAND (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PORTLAND, TN)

Airports located in Franklin:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 20 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 26 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Tennessee State University (about 41 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 42 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 42 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Belmont University (about 43 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)

Public high school in Franklin:

Private high school in Franklin:

  • FAITH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 30; Location: 1008 W CEDAR ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

Private elementary/middle school in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 102 MENNONITE CHURCH RD; Grades: 1 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Franklin

Library in Franklin:

  • GOODNIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $566,390; Location: 203 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 33,547 books; 1,930 audio materials; 872 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Franklin: Franklin Simpson Fire Rescue (A), Simpson County Fire Department (B), Franklin - Simpson County Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: African American Heritage Center Inc (Museums; 500 Jefferson St), Simpson County Archives (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 206 North College Street), Jewell's Rides & Concessions (Amusement & Theme Parks; 202 Glendale Road), Simpson County Tourisim Commission (81 Steele Road), Kentucky Department of Public Itiontrst Infrmtn CE (I 65 State Line).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (2805 Scottsville Road), Sunil Patel Best Western of Franklin Kentucky (162 Anand Drive), Days Inn (103 Trotters Lane), Hampton Inn Franklin (4010 Nashville Road), Comfort Inn Franklin (3794 Nashville Road), Econo Lodge Franklin (3894 Nashville Road), College Street Inn (223 South College Street), Holiday Inn Express (3811 Nashville Road), Super 8 Franklin KY (2805 Scottsville Road).

Courts: Kentucky State - Court Of Justice-Juvenile Services (101 South Court Street), Simpson County - District Court Judge (101 South Court Street), Simpson County - Circuit Court Clerk (101 South Court Street), Simpson County - District Court Clerk (101 South Court Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

9.1

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

FRANKLIN WATER WORKS (Population served: 12,548, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.1%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 60.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2010:

  • 198 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2000:

  • 96 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in state prisons

Franklin, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Franklin compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • Franklin Bank & Trust Company: at 317 North Main Street, branch established on 1958/12/01; South Branch at 903 South Main Street, branch established on 1982/08/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $362.7 mil, Deposits: $290.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Franklin Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Franklin Branch at 910 South Main Street, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First Security Bank of Owensboro, Inc.: Franklin Office at 303 North Main Street, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2010/08/10: Bank assets: $368.6 mil, Deposits: $308.1 mil, headquarters in Owensboro, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Security, Inc.
  • South Central Bank of Bowling Green, Inc.: Franklin Branch at 204 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/03/29. Info updated 2007/06/07: Bank assets: $230.9 mil, Deposits: $191.2 mil, headquarters in Bowling Green, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: South Central Bancshares Of Kentucky, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Franklin Kyw at 117 Cedar Street, branch established on 1890/02/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Citizens First Bank, Inc.: Franklin Branch at 1200 South Main Street, branch established on 2003/05/09. Info updated 2011/10/04: Bank assets: $403.1 mil, Deposits: $333.0 mil, headquarters in Bowling Green, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens First Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Kentucky:

  • Executive Inn, Rt 4 31 W S, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 586-3291
  • Ky Motel, US 31W N, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 586-4486
  • Comfort Inn, 3749 Nashville Rd, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 586-6100
  • Super 8, 3811 Nashville Rd, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 586-5090, Fax: (270) 586-0771
  • Hampton Inn, 4010 Nashville Rd, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 598-8001, Fax: (270) 598-8002
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 85 Neha Dr, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 586-7626, Fax: (270) 586-4230
  • Knights Inn, 2805 Scottsville Rd, Franklin, KY 42134 , Phone: (270) 586-8885
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Kentucky

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 (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.29%
Here: 59.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBeachy Amish Mennonite ChurchesCatholic Church
Adherents63.2%12.2%11.4%2.5%2.4%
Congregations33.3%15.4%20.5%5.1%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Old Missionary Baptists AssociationsEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.4%1.8%1.4%1.0%1.8%
Congregations5.1%5.1%2.6%2.6%7.7%
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: 4
Simpson County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Simpson County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Simpson County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

15.9%
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 8$34,937$52,4060$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,809$80,4276$3,757
Judicial and Legal 1$21,173$254,0760$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$85,788$49,0220$0
Police - Other 1$3,261$39,1320$0
Streets and Highways 8$29,114$43,6710$0
Sewerage 9$28,736$38,3150$0
Water Supply 10$37,749$45,2991$1,133
Totals for Government 62$267,567$51,7877$4,890

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $189,000 ($21.76)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,413,000 ($162.66)
    Water Utilities: $1,401,000 ($161.28)
    Police Protection: $1,289,000 ($148.38)
    Financial Administration: $630,000 ($72.52)
    Sewerage: $603,000 ($69.41)
    Regular Highways: $523,000 ($60.20)
    Central Staff Services: $400,000 ($46.05)
    General - Other: $353,000 ($40.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $258,000 ($29.70)
    Fire Protection: $256,000 ($29.47)
    General Public Buildings: $140,000 ($16.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($8.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $527,000 ($60.67)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($12.78)
    Fire Protection: $94,000 ($10.82)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($7.37)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,201,000 ($253.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $351,000 ($40.41)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,729,000 ($199.03)
    Sewerage: $1,594,000 ($183.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000 ($7.94)
    General Support: $12,000 ($1.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $133,000 ($15.31)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($8.06)
    Property Sale Other: $37,000 ($4.26)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,645,000 ($189.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $112,000 ($12.89)
    All Other: $31,000 ($3.57)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,380,000 ($158.86)
    NEC: $1,212,000 ($139.52)
    Property: $611,000 ($70.33)
    Public Utilities: $72,000 ($8.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,842,000 ($672.50)
    Industrial Revenue: $880,000 ($101.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,461,000 ($628.64)
    Industrial Revenue: $735,000 ($84.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $145,000 ($16.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($43.86)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $323,000 ($37.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,613,000 ($300.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $735,000 ($84.61)

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Warren County, KY  1.57% ($30,697 average AGI)
from Sumner County, TN  0.83% ($24,288)
from Logan County, KY  0.49% ($31,226)


6.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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 Warren County, KY  1.85% ($19,641 average AGI)
to Sumner County, TN  0.65% ($28,073)
to Logan County, KY  0.49% ($27,355)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WFKN (1220 AM; 0 kW; FRANKLIN, KY; Owner: WFKN, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WQKR (1270 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, TN; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVR-FM (96.7 FM; AUBURN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCVK (90.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMTY. B/CSTG, INC.)
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WRQQ (97.1 FM; GOODLETTSVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Franklin, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Franklin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Franklin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, KY
Most common first names in Franklin, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19372.5 years
Mary17277.6 years
William12676.5 years
Robert10571.5 years
John10174.7 years
Charles6869.6 years
Willie5774.8 years
George5275.4 years
Paul4573.3 years
Joe4172.3 years
Most common last names in Franklin, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gregory6373.6 years
Harris5976.6 years
Smith5877.4 years
Jones4877.7 years
Hall4776.4 years
Phillips4576.4 years
Brown4475.2 years
Johnson4474.6 years
Williams4370.8 years
Stewart4077.8 years
Businesses in Franklin, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kincaid1
Advance Auto Parts1Knights Inn1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Lowe's1
CVS1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1Nike2
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn2Quality1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Subway3
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS3
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2

Franklin on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (42134) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • James Alan Burns Emsley (2)
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  • Michael E. Hill (1)
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  • Nader Deeb (1)
  • Roland Hasso Horst (1)
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