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Population in 2012: 96 (17% urban, 83% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 

Males: 58  (60.4%)
Females: 38  (39.6%)

Median resident age:  47.1 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 65250, 65274.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,898 (it was $28,542 in 2000)
Franklin:

$38,898
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,345

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,160 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Franklin:

$57,160
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,079; Detached houses: $103,044; Mobile homes: $77,614; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,283

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  • White alone - 93 (97.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklin: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (35.1%), German (26.0%), English (10.4%), Norwegian (2.6%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 420 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 7.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Missouri as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 16 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $292 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $540 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (23.0 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (96.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (331.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Franklin, MO (0.9 miles ), Boonville, MO (1.8 miles ), Windsor Place, MO (2.5 miles ), Fayette, MO (3.2 miles ), Rocheport, MO (3.2 miles ), Arrow Rock, MO (3.3 miles) , Pilot Grove, MO (3.6 miles ), Blackwater, MO (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 92.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 660

Franklin household income distribution Franklin home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Missouri:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-38.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (25%)
  • Printing workers (15%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Food processing workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Other financial specialists (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)


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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the Franklin city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/12/1970, a category F4 tornado 37.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Franklin center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Leo Camera - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:

  • RIVERDELL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)
  • LAKEVIEW HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)
  • ASHLEY MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Franklin, MO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Columbia College (about 24 miles; Columbia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,442)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 24 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 26,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 33 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • State Fair Community College (about 36 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Lincoln University (about 45 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 56 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)
  • Truman State University (about 83 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)

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Howard 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
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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


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Franklin, MO

Franklin compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Franklin travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Here52.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of Christ
Adherents40.1%19.7%15.8%14.6%4.6%
Congregations28.6%25.0%7.1%14.3%3.6%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.9%1.1%0.8%0.5%0.9%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%3.6%7.1%
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
This county:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Howard County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Howard County:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Howard County:

14.1%
Missouri:

13.5%

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 0$0 1$140
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$360
Totals for Government 0$0 7$500

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,000 ($104.17)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($83.33)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($41.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($41.67)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($83.33)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($250.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($114.58)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($72.92)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($41.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($500.00)

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Missouri average:

7.87%

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 Boone County, MO  1.89% ($32,618 average AGI)
from Cooper County, MO  1.67% ($22,733)
from Chariton County, MO  0.33% ($34,583)


7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Missouri average:

7.66%

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 Boone County, MO  2.29% ($28,916 average AGI)
to Cooper County, MO  1.54% ($26,232)
to Randolph County, MO  0.44% ($20,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KWRT (1370 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: BIG COUNTRY OF MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOS (950 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMS (1150 AM; 10 kW; OSAGE BEACH, MO; Owner: VIPER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KLIK (1240 AM; 5 kW; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: PREMIER RADIO GROUP)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFRU (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA AM, INC.)
  • KMMO (1300 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KCMQ (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KWRT-FM (93.1 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: BIG COUNTRY OF MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KOQL (106.1 FM; ASHLAND, MO; Owner: MID-MISSOURI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLA (101.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: COLUMBIA FM, INC.)
  • KTXY (106.9 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMMO-FM (102.9 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOW-FM (97.7 FM; LA MONTE, MO; Owner: SEDALIA INVESTMENT GROUP LLC)
  • KCLR-FM (99.3 FM; BOONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KBXR (102.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: FT. SMITH FM, INC.)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSZ (93.9 FM; FAYETTE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KBIA (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KMVC (91.7 FM; MARSHALL, MO; Owner: MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • KMZU (100.7 FM; CARROLLTON, MO; Owner: KANZA, INC.)
  • KCVK (107.7 FM; OTTERVILLE, MO; Owner: LAKE AREA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K280EJ (103.9 FM; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: GOOD NEWS PUBLISHERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • KMOS-TV (Channel 6; SEDALIA, MO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMIZ (Channel 17; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF COLUMBIA, LLC)
  • K32FH (Channel 32; WARRENSBURG, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • K43EU (Channel 43; ST LOUIS, MO; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KOMU-TV (Channel 8; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KNLJ (Channel 25; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRCG (Channel 13; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: MEL WHEELER INC.)
  • K56AU (Channel 56; COLUMBIA, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K41OI (Channel 41; JEFFERSON CITY, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,002,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,202
Total average daily truck traffic: 878
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 6,752


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.000028 Lon: -92.750167), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJC805
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/1996, Expiration Date: 02/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (314) 848-3116
  • FRANKLIN, Lat: 39.000000 Lon: -92.750000, Call Sign: WQKQ789
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2009, Expiration Date: 08/17/2019, Certifier: Jane Harris
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N0JRE, Licensee ID: L01132116
    Grant Date: 03/23/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016, Certifier: Linda A Townsend
    Registrant: Linda A Townsend, 549 Cr 342, Franklin, MO 65250
  • Call Sign: N0JTO, Licensee ID: L01132123
    Grant Date: 03/23/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016, Certifier: Talea M Townsend
    Registrant: Talea M Townsend, 549 Cr 342, Franklin, MO 65250
  • Call Sign: W0ALQ, Licensee ID: L00503906
    Grant Date: 03/23/2006, Expiration Date: 06/06/2016, Certifier: John F Townsend
    Registrant: John F Townsend, 549 Cr 342, Franklin, MO 65250


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