For population 25 years and over in Franklin:
For population 15 years and over in Franklin town:
41 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (119.7 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (212.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (386.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Hancock, ME (2.3 miles ), Sullivan, ME (2.3 miles ), Eastbrook, ME (2.4 miles ), Sorrento, ME (2.8 miles ), Lamoine, ME (2.8 miles ), Waltham, ME (3.0 miles ), Mariaville, ME (3.5 miles ), Ellsworth, ME (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.59 N, Longitude: 68.23 W
Area code: 207
Work and jobs in Franklin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Franklin, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is above Maine state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 17.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Franklin center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 10:39:21, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 16.6 miles away from Franklin center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.146. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.308. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin and their reported violations in the past:FRANKLIN WATER DEPT. (Population served: 428, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Franklin compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Franklin (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,152 average adjusted gross income)
0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,919 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Franklin:
Franklin fatal accident list:
Jun 23, 2001 10:20 AM, Sr-182, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 849
Total average daily truck traffic: 67
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,274
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Franklin)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: