Franklin, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 96 (17% urban, 83% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 55  (57.6%)
Females: 41  (42.4%)
Median resident age:  50.8 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 65250, 65274.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,669 (it was $28,542 in 2000)
Franklin:

$47,669
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,231 (it was $15,104 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,961 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Franklin:

$53,961
MO:

$133,200
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    • 9397.9%White alone
    • 11.1%Black alone
    • 11.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (30.5%), German (27.0%), English (6.4%), Scottish (6.4%), Norwegian (1.4%).

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   (low).

Franklin, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $345 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $445 (0.6%)

Franklin satellite photo by USGS

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 September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-38.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (30%)
  • Legal occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Franklin, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 29% 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 near Missouri state average. It is 76% 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 265.4 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 216.7 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 233.0 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 262.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 268.8 miles away from Franklin 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 278.4 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 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: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Birthplace of: Leo Camera - Politician.

Hospitals and 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)
  • DIALYSIS CLINICS, INC - BOONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BOONVILLE, MO)
  • HOWARD COUNTY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAYETTE, MO)
  • ALBERT M KELLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FAYETTE, MO)
  • KATY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PILOT GROVE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Columbia College (about 24 miles; Columbia, MO; Full-time enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 24 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 33 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • State Fair Community College (about 36 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Lincoln University (about 45 miles; Jefferson City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 56 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 9,952)
  • Truman State University (about 82 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)

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Creek: Cottonwood Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Missouri average:

11.0

Franklin travel time to work - commute Franklin mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,22415
Mainline Protestant1,82412
Catholic7902
Black Protestant1201
Other1201
None5,066-
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: 4
Howard 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.
State:

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

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

29.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Franklin:

50.1%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Franklin:

50.4%
State:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Franklin:

29.5
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Missouri:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Missouri:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Franklin:

43.9%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Franklin:

57.4%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.1%
State:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, MO Residents
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

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)

6.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Missouri average:

6.69%

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 Boone County, MO  1.76% ($35,698 average AGI)
from Cooper County, MO  1.34% ($28,333)
from Randolph County, MO  0.31% ($24,455)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Missouri average:

6.91%

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 Boone County, MO  1.76% ($34,079 average AGI)
to Cooper County, MO  1.42% ($22,039)
to Randolph County, MO  0.36% ($17,462)

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
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $1,685,000Total costs
  • 68,416Total average daily traffic
  • 7,483Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,856Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/1996, Expiration Date: 02/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001Registrant: Phone: (314) 848-3116
  • FRANKLIN, Lat: 39.000000 Lon: -92.750000, Call Sign: WQKQ789
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2009, Expiration Date: 08/17/2019, Certifier: Jane HarrisRegistrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Franklin compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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