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Population in 2012: 8,456 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 

Males: 4,179  (49.4%)
Females: 4,277  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03235.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,339 (it was $34,613 in 2000)
Franklin:

$39,339
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,719

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $164,125 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Franklin:

$164,125
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,289; Detached houses: $220,443; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,841; In 2-unit structures: $222,909; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $385,614; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,156; Mobile homes: $81,391

Median gross rent in 2012: $771.

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  • White alone - 8,072 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 133 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 128 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 64 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 40 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklin: 113.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (21.1%), English (16.1%), Irish (11.3%), German (8.6%), United States (5.8%), French Canadian (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1828

Elevation: 335 feet

Land area: 27.6 square miles.

Population density: 307 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

317 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.8% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  3.7%
New Hampshire:  5.1%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, New Hampshire as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklin to the number of sex offenders is 302 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,605 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,281 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (33.5 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (83.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (222.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Tilton-Northfield, NH (1.8 miles ), Northfield, NH (2.1 miles ), Tilton, NH (2.1 miles ), Sanbornton, NH (2.5 miles ), Andover, NH (2.5 miles ), Hill, NH (2.6 miles ), Salisbury, NH (2.6 miles ), Canterbury, NH (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $68,400
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.45 N, Longitude: 71.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,038 (-12.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,126 (30.3%)

Area code: 603

Franklin household income distribution Franklin home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
New Hampshire average:

2.18

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Franklin, New Hampshire accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+0.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Franklin city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1973, a category F2 tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 4.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from Franklin center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Franklin center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Merrimack County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Birthplace of: Jedh Colby Barker - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Kenneth French - Economist, Mary Louise Hancock - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Franklin: Jedh Colby Barker.


Hospitals/medical centers in Franklin:

  • VNA OF FRANKLIN (Home Health Center, 75 CHESTNUT ST)
  • FRANKLIN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 15 AIKEN AVENUE)
  • MERRILL MANOR ANNEX (Nursing Home, 167 S MAIN ST)
  • MERRILL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 221 VICTORY DR)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 7 BALDWIN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Franklin, NH

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Local government website: www.franklin.nh.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 17 miles; Concord, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • Plymouth State University (about 22 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 30 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Hesser College (about 35 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Dartmouth College (about 37 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)
  • Keene State College (about 48 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 4,898)

Public high schools in Franklin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

See full list of schools located in Franklin, School District: FRANKLIN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $307,041; Location: 310 CENTRAL STREET; 26,120 books; 876 audio materials; 2,085 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Paul A. Smith Elementary School at 41 Daniel Webster Drive, W. Franklin is preschool-second grade. Approx. 300 students. Preschool is not at Bessie Rowell anymore.
  • Paul A. Smith Elementary School has preschool through second grade. Approx. 300 students
  • Plymouth State College was officially changed to Plymouth State University August 16, 2003

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Notable locations in Franklin: Daniel Webster Birthplace (A), Mojalaki Golf Course (B), Archie Grevior Medical Library (C), Franklin Public Library (D), Franklin City Hall (E), Franklin Chamber of Commerce (F), City of Franklin Fire Department (G), Taylor House for Boys (H), Daniel Webster Home for Children (I), Twin Rivers Ambulance Transfer Services (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin include: Saint Judes Episcopal Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Unitarian Church of Franklin (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Baptist Church of Franklin (E), Central Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shaw Corner Cemetery (1), Holy Cross Cemetery (2), Shaw Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shaw Pond (A), Webster Lake (B), Pemigewasset River Reservoir (C), Giles Pond (D), Webster Lake and Chance Pond (E), Winnepesaukee River Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sucker Brook (A), Shaw Brook (B), Salmon Brook (C), Punch Brook (D), Winnipesaukee River (E), Pemigewasset River (F), Chance Pond Branch (G), Cate Brook (H), Bennett Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Franklin include: Odell Park (1), Franklin Falls Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Maria Atwood Inn Bed & Breakfast (71 Hill Road) (1), Webster Lake Inn (28 Pine Colony Road) (2), D K Motel (390 North Main) (3), Franklin Motel (420 North Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Franklin District Court (7 Hancock Terrace) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Merrimack 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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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2

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
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.27. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.27
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.8
U.S.:

24.6

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

FRANKLIN WATER WORKS (Population served: 7000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2000), St Public Notif received (SEP-07-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2001)
THOUSAND ACRES FAMILY CPGD (Population served: 385, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTHERN SHORES WATER CO (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-17-2003 and OCT-03-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-19-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and OCT-16-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2003)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-21-2002 and MAY-11-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2002), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and NOV-15-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-21-2002 to AUG-21-2002), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from OCT-18-2002 to OCT-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-15-2002 to NOV-15-2002)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
OYSTER RIVER CONDOS (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-1996), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-24-2005 and FEB-21-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
WEBSTER LAKE INN (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between DEC-03-2003 and MAR-12-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.5%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Franklin, NH

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2000:

  • 119 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in religious group quarters

Franklin compared to New Hampshire state average:

Franklin, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • Franklin Savings Bank: Central Street Branch, Fsbnh.Com Branch, at 387 Central Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $356.8 mil, Deposits: $268.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Northway Bank: Franklin-Nh Branch at 354 Central Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2006/04/17: Bank assets: $814.2 mil, Deposits: $619.0 mil, headquarters in Berlin, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Northway Financial, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Franklin Branch at 921 Central Street, branch established on 1981/07/21. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, New Hampshire:

  • Dairy King Motel, 394 N Main St, Franklin, NH 03235 , Phone: (603) 934-3311
  • Franklin Motel, 420 N Main St, Franklin, NH 03235 , Phone: (603) 934-4744
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Here38.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents65.1%7.9%6.5%4.4%3.7%
Congregations13.1%20.2%15.2%7.1%6.1%
NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnitarian Universalist AssociationJewishOther
Adherents1.5%1.3%1.0%1.0%7.4%
Congregations5.1%2.0%3.0%1.0%27.3%
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: 27
Merrimack County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Merrimack County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Merrimack County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Merrimack County:

23.8%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

15.9%

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 4$15,608$46,8241$1,470
Other Government Administration 6$22,849$45,6981$2,113
Police Protection - Officers 14$62,205$53,3190$0
Police - Other 6$17,105$34,2101$1,563
Firefighters 13$68,929$63,6270$0
Fire - Other 2$7,140$42,8401$1,829
Streets and Highways 11$55,150$60,1640$0
Welfare 0$0 1$2,383
Solid Waste Management 5$15,657$37,5770$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$3,929
Parks and Recreation 5$16,188$38,8515$4,101
Water Supply 2$12,317$73,9022$3,929
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 156$462,784$35,59910$9,478
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 41$93,674$27,41721$37,206
Local Libraries 4$11,546$34,6381$452
Totals for Government 269$861,152$38,41646$68,453

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

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $105,000 ($12.42)
  • Construction - General - Other: $32,000 ($3.78)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000 ($2.60)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,969,000 ($1297.19)
    Police Protection: $1,444,000 ($170.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,317,000 ($155.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,306,000 ($154.45)
    Water Utilities: $726,000 ($85.86)
    Sewerage: $549,000 ($64.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $546,000 ($64.57)
    Central Staff Services: $412,000 ($48.72)
    Financial Administration: $406,000 ($48.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $319,000 ($37.72)
    General Public Buildings: $304,000 ($35.95)
    Libraries: $267,000 ($31.58)
    General - Other: $237,000 ($28.03)
    Health - Other: $146,000 ($17.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($3.67)
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000 ($3.31)
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000 ($1.42)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $5,000 ($0.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $392,000 ($46.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $112,000 ($13.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $182,000 ($21.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,749,000 ($1034.65)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,748,000 ($206.72)
    Sewerage: $648,000 ($76.63)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $228,000 ($26.96)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $12,000 ($1.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $587,000 ($69.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $708,000 ($83.73)
    Interest Earnings: $209,000 ($24.72)
    Rents: $206,000 ($24.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $743,000 ($87.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,106,000 ($1076.87)
    General Local Government Support: $628,000 ($74.27)
    All Other: $187,000 ($22.11)
    Highways: $169,000 ($19.99)
  • Tax - Property: $7,755,000 ($917.10)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,000 ($1.30)
    NEC: $2,000 ($0.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,020,000 ($1184.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,685,000 ($1027.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,335,000 ($157.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,220,000 ($853.83)

8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.10%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hillsborough County, NH  2.54% ($46,209 average AGI)
from Belknap County, NH  0.89% ($35,898)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.76% ($43,021)


7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
New Hampshire average:

7.49%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.06%
New Hampshire average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hillsborough County, NH  2.08% ($37,923 average AGI)
to Belknap County, NH  0.98% ($37,881)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.54% ($43,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WFTN (1240 AM; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WFTN-FM (94.1 FM; FRANKLIN, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WLNH-FM (98.3 FM; LACONIA, NH; Owner: WLNH RADIO, INC)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WMEX (106.5 FM; FARMINGTON, NH; Owner: WIMMEX, LLC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)

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

Franklin, New Hampshire:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
New Hampshire average:
  • Fatal accident count: 61
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 89
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 67
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 144
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

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: 15
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total costs: $30,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 72,490
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,503

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Franklin, NH


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Mark L Gartley, 798 Central St. (Lat: 43.448056 Lon: -71.631028), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Mark L Gartley, 798 Central St. (Lat: 43.448056 Lon: -71.631028), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • CARISSA L BICK, North Road (Off Of Flaghole Rd.) (088073) (Lat: 43.440889 Lon: -71.704333), Type: 67.6, Overall height: 67.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857614, Atcfaa-Fccnortheast@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY
  • CARISSA L BICK, North Road (Off Of Flaghole Rd.) (088073) (Lat: 43.440889 Lon: -71.704333), Type: 67.6, Overall height: 67.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857614, Atcfaa-Fccnortheast@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY
  • Bridget Carter, North Road (Off Of Flaghole Rd.) (088073) (Lat: 43.440889 Lon: -71.704333), Type: 67.6, Structure height: 33013 m, Overall height: 67.6 m, Licensee ID: L
    Registrant: 6782656730, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Franklin, NH)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 79
  • Hazardous Condition: 87
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Franklin


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, NH
Businesses in Franklin, NH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1
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