For population 25 years and over in Franklin:
For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $292 (0.6%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-38.1%).
Average climate in Franklin, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Leo Camera - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Franklin compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Franklin city (based on Howard County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,805 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,789 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:
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TV broadcast stations around Franklin:
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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3