Franklin, New Hampshire

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Population in 2017: 8,601 (73% urban, 27% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 4,220  (49.1%)
Females: 4,381  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.2 years

Zip codes: 03235.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,479 (it was $34,613 in 2000)
Franklin:

$50,479
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,517 (it was $17,155 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,731 (it was $82,400 in 2000)
Franklin:

$165,731
NH:

$263,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,356; detached houses: $277,671; townhouses or other attached units: $211,121; in 2-unit structures: $211,941; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $248,223; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,964; mobile homes: $46,746

Median gross rent in 2017: $849.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin: 113.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.4%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.0% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Franklin, NH (2010)
    • 8,07295.2%White alone
    • 1331.6%Hispanic
    • 1281.5%Two or more races
    • 640.8%Asian alone
    • 400.5%Black alone
    • 370.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, New Hampshire as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklin is 250 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: English (17.8%), American (13.7%), French Canadian (13.0%), Italian (10.5%), French (10.2%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1828

Elevation: 335 feet

Land area: 27.6 square miles.

Population density: 312 people per square mile   (very low).

Franklin, New Hampshire map

103 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
New Hampshire:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,889 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,845 (2.2%)

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+: Bronx, NY (212.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 43.45 N, Longitude: 71.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,610 (-18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,107 (27.3%)

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, NH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Franklin, NH in 2017
Franklin satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, NH residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, NH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
New Hampshire:

2.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Franklin, NH
Historical housing units in Franklin, NH

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in Franklin, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.2%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Franklin, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Franklin, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Franklin, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 55% 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 near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% 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 Franklin center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 125.3 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 Franklin center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Merrimack County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Franklin:

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

Heliports located in Franklin:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 17 miles; Concord, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,865)
  • Plymouth State University (about 22 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 30 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 33 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 35 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Dartmouth College (about 37 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Public high school in Franklin:

Public elementary/middle school in Franklin:

See full list of schools located in Franklin

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

Merrimack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BARRINGTON OAKS (Population served: 123, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006)
  • 2 other older health violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin that have no violations reported:

  • FRANKLIN WATER WORKS (Population served: 7,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Franklin:

Marital status in Franklin, NH
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New Hampshire average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Franklin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franklin, NH (based on Merrimack County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,6547
Mainline Protestant12,79151
Evangelical Protestant5,19536
Other2,09715
Orthodox5802
None101,128-
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: 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.
New Hampshire:

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

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

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

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Merrimack County:

7.4%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.8%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
New Hampshire:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Franklin:

49.2%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Franklin:

46.1%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
New Hampshire:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.6%
New Hampshire:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
New Hampshire:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Franklin:

6.8
New Hampshire:

6.8

Overweight people:
Franklin:

36.3%
New Hampshire:

34.0%

General health condition:
Franklin:

56.0%
New Hampshire:

57.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Franklin:

77.8%
New Hampshire:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, NH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 148$511,467$41,47025$24,302
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 28$87,529$37,51215$13,966
Police Protection - Officers 18$97,553$65,0351$3,981
Firefighters 14$67,593$57,93713$2,781
Police - Other 8$31,155$46,7330$0
Streets and Highways 8$36,239$54,3591$4,672
Financial Administration 7$28,985$49,6890$0
Water Supply 5$16,784$40,2820$0
Solid Waste Management 4$16,939$50,8170$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,823$47,4691$478
Local Libraries 3$11,811$47,2440$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,769$35,07611$6,957
Other Government Administration 3$19,991$79,96410$399
Sewerage 2$7,586$45,5160$0
Fire - Other 1$3,463$41,5560$0
Health 1$4,101$49,2120$0
Welfare 0$0 1$2,786
Totals for Government 257$965,788$45,09578$60,322

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $304,000 ($35.34)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($14.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($11.28)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $14,996,000 ($1743.52)
    Police Protection: $2,667,000 ($310.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,067,000 ($240.32)
    Regular Highways: $1,384,000 ($160.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,000,000 ($116.27)
    Central Staff Services: $974,000 ($113.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $807,000 ($93.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $603,000 ($70.11)
    Financial Administration: $458,000 ($53.25)
    Sewerage: $382,000 ($44.41)
    Libraries: $281,000 ($32.67)
    Health - Other: $188,000 ($21.86)
    General Public Buildings: $185,000 ($21.51)
    Public Welfare - Other: $48,000 ($5.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($5.23)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $33,000 ($3.84)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($17.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $172,000 ($20.00)
    Other - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $788,000 ($91.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $240,000 ($27.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($17.79)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($9.30)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $55,000 ($6.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,825,000 ($909.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $164,000 ($19.07)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,232,000 ($143.24)
    Other: $390,000 ($45.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000 ($32.67)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $231,000 ($26.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $208,000 ($24.18)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,000 ($0.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $122,000 ($14.18)
    Education: $63,000 ($7.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $421,000 ($48.95)
    Highways: $165,000 ($19.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,073,000 ($124.75)
    Rents: $202,000 ($23.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000 ($6.16)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($5.70)
    Special Assessments: $31,000 ($3.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,516,000 ($176.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $11,323,000 ($1316.47)
    General Local Government Support: $407,000 ($47.32)
    Public Welfare: $223,000 ($25.93)
    Highways: $216,000 ($25.11)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($6.86)
    Other: $52,000 ($6.05)
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000 ($3.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($2.09)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - Property: $7,938,000 ($922.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($4.07)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.12)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,066,000 ($821.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,895,000 ($801.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $670,000 ($77.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $500,000 ($58.13)

Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,967,000 ($1391.35)

7.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($403 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hillsborough County, NH  2.17% ($53,749 average AGI)
from Belknap County, NH  0.76% ($43,068)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.72% ($60,902)


7.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Merrimack County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hillsborough County, NH  1.84% ($50,238 average AGI)
to Belknap County, NH  0.79% ($44,235)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.64% ($65,677)
Businesses in Franklin, NH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Franklin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Franklin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.2mTotal length
  • $18,856,000Total costs
  • 47,527Total average daily traffic
  • 2,320Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,351Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Mark L Gartley, 798 Central St. (Lat: 43.448056 Lon: -71.631028), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 42.6 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Mark L Gartley, 798 Central St. (Lat: 43.448056 Lon: -71.631028), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 42.6 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • 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: American Towers, LLC., Atcfaa-Fccnortheast@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (617) 585-7614
  • 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: American Towers, LLC., Atcfaa-Fccnortheast@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (617) 585-7614
  • 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: American Towers, LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6730
  • Virginia Brannan, 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, Registrant: American Towers, LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6730
  • Virginia Brannan, 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, Registrant: American Towers, LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6730

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AIRTIME AIRCRAFT INC CYGNET (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 173AT , Serial Number: 114, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/2019, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas A Currier, 22 Apple Farm Rd, Franklin, NH 03235
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5240Z , Serial Number: 22-8920, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 06/28/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Reise, 411 New Hampton Rd, Franklin, NH 03235
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59252 , Serial Number: 75-454, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Alan E Larter, Po Box 216, Franklin, NH 03235
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8388G , Serial Number: 0470, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 05/29/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Daniel Trombly, Po Box 571, Franklin, NH 03235, Other Owners: Samantha Gasselin Trombly
  • Aircraft: CIOLINO JOHN B KITFOX IV-1200 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9294Y , Serial Number: 1846, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Trustee Trombly, Po Box 571, Franklin, NH 03235
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9467E , Serial Number: 11AC-1104, Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Edward A Larter, 39 River St, Franklin, NH 03235
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3142E , Serial Number: 7AC-6743, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/2015
    Registrant (Individual): James E Guldi, C/O Mr Shafig Chaudhry / 2 Hill Rd, Franklin, NH 03235
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/01/2018

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 66. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 86 took place in 2015, and the least - 42 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Franklin, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.9%), and Outside Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Franklin, NH
    • 56260.9%Structure Fires
    • 22424.3%Outside Fires
    • 768.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 616.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin, NH
  • 58.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.8%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Wood
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin, NH
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 32.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Other fuel
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood


Franklin compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Franklin on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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