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Population in 2012: 7,483 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 

Males: 3,366  (45.0%)
Females: 4,117  (55.0%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70538.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,522 (it was $24,844 in 2000)
Franklin:

$28,522
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,923

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,529 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Franklin:

$87,529
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,768; Detached houses: $110,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $40,000; Mobile homes: $36,138

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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  • Black alone - 4,531 (59.3%)
  • White alone - 2,769 (36.3%)
  • Asian alone - 144 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 95 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 39 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklin: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.5%), French (11.2%), English (3.9%), Italian (3.9%), Irish (3.0%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 16 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 722 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

174 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.3%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Louisiana as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 136 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $332 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Franklin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (42.7 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (51.1 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (232.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Baldwin, LA (2.0 miles ), Charenton, LA (2.4 miles ), Sorrel, LA (3.1 miles ), Glencoe, LA (3.1 miles ), Jeanerette, LA (3.6 miles ), Patterson, LA (3.7 miles ), Bayou Vista, LA (4.0 miles ), Berwick, LA (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $83,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $83,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $197,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $247,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $247,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 29.79 N, Longitude: 91.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +365 (+4.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 989 (41.6%)

Area code: 337

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Crime rates in Franklin by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00131000210
per 100,000 0.00.012.437.513.50.00.00.026.512.90.0
Rapes 03301222011
per 100,000 0.035.837.10.013.525.726.026.30.012.913.1
Robberies 148415591181149
per 100,000 167.795.549.4187.567.4115.5143.0105.1145.951.7117.7
Assaults 100100566360858555635663
per 100,000 1198.01193.3691.9787.7809.31090.61104.8722.4835.8724.5824.1
Burglaries 475647687360629985119108
per 100,000 563.1668.3580.7850.2984.6769.8805.81300.41127.61539.51412.7
Thefts 333275299462442453413354368350304
per 100,000 3989.53281.63694.15776.45961.75812.25367.84649.94881.94527.83976.5
Auto thefts 1398133013231521
per 100,000 155.7107.498.8162.5404.6166.826.039.4199.025.913.1
Arson 0001N/A2N/A202N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.012.5N/A25.7N/A26.30.025.9N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 502.8483.9405.0594.1561.2574.6559.4478.6555.7489.0470.9

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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: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Franklin, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -850 (-9.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Franklin city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1969, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Franklin topographic map

Birthplace of: Leonard Marshall - Football player., Murphy J. Foster, Jr. - Politician, Taddy Aycock - Politician, Jared Y. Sanders, Jr. - Lawyer, Murphy J. Foster - Politician, Percy Saint - Politician, Clinton Burrell - Football player, Donelson Caffery - Lawyer, Robert E. Pierre - Journalist, Wallace Francis - Football player.

Main business address for: STERLING SUGARS INC (SUGAR & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS), TECHE HOLDING CO (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Franklin:

  • FMCNA - FRANKLIN (Dialysis Facility, 1604 CYNTHIA ST)
  • FRANKLIN HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 613 SECOND AVE STREET)
  • FRANKLIN FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1097 NORTHWEST BLVD)
  • IBERIA COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 900 IBERIA STREET)
  • FRANKLIN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1907 CHINABERRY STREET)
  • FRANKLIN NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 1907 CHINABERRY ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Franklin, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Nicholls State University (about 43 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 43 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 13,419)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 48 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 51 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 55 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 80 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 83 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)

Public high school in Franklin:

Private high school in Franklin:

  • HANSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 903 ANDERSON ST; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

Private elementary/middle school in Franklin:

  • ST JOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 924 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Franklin:

  • ST. MARY PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,911,307; Location: 206 IBERIA STREET; 199,835 books; 10,571 audio materials; 6,685 video materials; 60 state licensed databases; 249 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Franklin: Franklin Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Louisiana State University AgCenter Saint Mary Parish Office (B), Old City Market (C), Grevemberg House Museum (D), Saint Mary Parish Courthouse (E), Saint Parish Library (F), Saint Mary Parish Office (G), Young - Sanders Center (H), Franklin Police Department (I), Saint Mary Parish Sheriff's Office (J), Franklin Health Care Center (K), Franklin Fire Department (L), Bunche Branch Saint Mary Parish Library (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Blakesley Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Franklin include: Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Full Gospel Community Church (C), Franklin United Methodist Church (D), First Pentecostal Church (E), Holding Forth the Word of Life (F), Higher Mount Zion Baptist Church (G), Grace Presbyterian Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Franklin include: Parc Sur La Teche (1), Franklin Historic District (2), City Park (3), Caffery Park (4), Broussard-Harris Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: St Mary Parish Museum (407 Sterling Road), Oak Lawn Manor (Museums; 3296 East Oaklawn Drive), St Mary Parish Tourist Commission (15307 Highway 90 Frontage), St Mary Amusement CO (7027 Highway 182).

Hotels: Best Western Forest Motor Inn (1909 Main Street), Billmar Motel (1404 Cynthia Street), Barard Motel (300 Labau Street).

Courts: Franklin City Court - Marshalls Ofc (508 2nd Street), Franklin Courthouse (101 Canal Drive), Franklin City Court (508 2nd Street).

 
St. Mary Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.1. This is about average.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.59

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

QUINTANA MARINA (Address: 108 BAY VIEW DRIVE , Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-16-1999), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-08-1999), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-04-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-1998), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-16-1999)

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

  • FRANKLIN WATER SUPPLY CITY OF (Address: P. O. Box 567, Population served: 8354, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Black residents, 50.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 47.9% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Franklin, LA

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2010:

  • 108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 23 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other group homes

Franklin compared to Louisiana state average:

Franklin, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • Teche Federal Bank: Willow Street Branch at 211 Willow Street, branch established on 2001/04/23; Franklin Drive Thru Branch at 1823 Main Street, branch established on 2011/06/22. Info updated 2011/08/02: Bank assets: $810.9 mil, Deposits: $605.0 mil, headquarters in New Iberia, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Teche Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Northwest Branch at 315 Northwest Boulevard, branch established on 1984/09/17; Franklin Drive-Up Branch at 501 First Street, branch established on 1976/06/07. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Jeanerette: Franklin Branch at 1902 Main St, branch established on 2004/03/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $198.5 mil, Deposits: $181.1 mil, headquarters in Jeanerette, LA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Jeanerette First National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Hospital Avenue Branch at 1504 Hospital Avenue, branch established on 1906/08/30. 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
  • Whitney Bank: Franklin Branch at 414 Main Street, branch established on 1974/04/29. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company

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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 (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Franklin city (based on St. Mary Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.68%
Here64.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents71.0%19.1%5.0%1.7%0.8%
Congregations30.2%20.8%18.9%5.7%3.8%
NameVineyard USAChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.5%0.4%0.3%0.6%
Congregations1.9%5.7%1.9%3.8%7.5%
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: 18
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Mary Parish:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
St. Mary Parish:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
St. Mary Parish:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Mary Parish:

13.4%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$13,025$31,2600$0
Other Government Administration 4$11,201$33,6031$449
Judicial and Legal 6$11,001$22,0022$1,508
Police Protection - Officers 22$56,404$30,7660$0
Police - Other 0$0 5$3,704
Firefighters 6$14,971$29,9422$2,754
Streets and Highways 15$26,353$21,0823$3,742
Sewerage 5$10,554$25,3300$0
Parks and Recreation 4$6,427$19,2812$1,357
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$4,136$24,8160$0
Water Supply 9$23,358$31,1441$649
Totals for Government 78$177,430$27,29716$14,163

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,164,000 ($155.55)
    Sewerage: $846,000 ($113.06)
    Water Utilities: $810,000 ($108.25)
    Regular Highways: $790,000 ($105.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $612,000 ($81.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $472,000 ($63.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $461,000 ($61.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $392,000 ($52.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $243,000 ($32.47)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($29.40)
    Financial Administration: $219,000 ($29.27)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($17.77)
    Health - Other: $41,000 ($5.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $148,000 ($19.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($2.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,135,000 ($285.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($3.21)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $444,000 ($59.33)
    Sewerage: $297,000 ($39.69)
    Regular Highways: $136,000 ($18.17)
    All Other: $119,000 ($15.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $456,000 ($60.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $142,000 ($18.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $187,000 ($24.99)
    All Other: $187,000 ($24.99)
    General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($4.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $140,000 ($18.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $109,000 ($14.57)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($4.14)
    Rents: $24,000 ($3.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $820,000 ($109.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $515,000 ($68.82)
    General Local Government Support: $248,000 ($33.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,613,000 ($349.19)
    Property: $592,000 ($79.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $467,000 ($62.41)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $236,000 ($31.54)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $14,000 ($1.87)
    Other License: $6,000 ($0.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.80)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,133,000 ($418.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,856,000 ($381.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,737,000 ($232.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,460,000 ($195.11)

Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,973,000 ($263.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $565,000 ($75.50)

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

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:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.00% ($26,766 average AGI)
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.54% ($23,414)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.43% ($32,684)


5.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

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:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.87% ($30,438 average AGI)
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.77% ($28,702)
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.47% ($40,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WIBR (1300 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KFMV (105.5 FM; FRANKLIN, LA; Owner: FM RADIO, L.C.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KQKI-FM (95.3 FM; BAYOU VISTA, LA; Owner: TECHE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLPB-TV (Channel 27; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KWBJ-LP (Channel 39; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: PRICE MEDIA CORPORATION)

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

Franklin, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

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: 11
Total length: 255 meters (837ft)
Total costs: $1,384,000
Total average daily traffic: 82,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,837

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Franklin, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Franklin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Franklin, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Franklin)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Franklin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, LA

Most common first names in Franklin, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10677.4 years
Joseph8873.7 years
John6671.5 years
Charles5371.7 years
James5367.9 years
Willie5075.8 years
William4975.3 years
Louis4473.2 years
George4172.9 years
Albert4072.1 years
Most common last names in Franklin, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Boudreaux10878.7 years
Williams6270.4 years
Hebert5876.7 years
Landry5175.9 years
Johnson5071.5 years
Broussard4476.3 years
Jones4468.5 years
Robicheaux3973.5 years
Thomas3769.8 years
Brown3672.3 years
Businesses in Franklin, LA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David J. Tilley (11)
  • David Jon Tilley (4)
  • Mark Joseph Robicheaux (2)
  • Louis J. Fournet, Ii (1)
  • Leon Ortemond (1)
  • Stephen Landry, Jr. (1)
  • Hayward Verdun (1)

Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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