Franklin, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 11,612 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 5,792  (49.9%)
Females: 5,820  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 45005.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,524 (it was $38,142 in 2000)
Franklin:

$53,524
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,329 (it was $17,910 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,106 (it was $92,700 in 2000)
Franklin:

$126,106
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $288,080; detached houses: $298,434; townhouses or other attached units: $192,682; in 2-unit structures: $116,864; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $270,385; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,670; mobile homes: $49,257

Median gross rent in 2019: $743.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 13.0% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Franklin, OH (2019)
    • 10,77191.8%White alone
    • 3923.3%Hispanic
    • 2732.3%Two or more races
    • 1891.6%Asian alone
    • 660.6%Black alone
    • 80.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Ohio as of December 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklin is 275 to 1.


Crime rates in Franklin by year

Type

2008

2013

2016

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(34.0)
13
(111.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(61.6)
2
(20.7)
10
(84.9)
6
(51.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(153.9)
3
(31.1)
8
(67.9)
15
(128.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
106
(815.6)
22
(228.2)
136
(1,154)
57
(488.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
511
(3,932)
84
(871.5)
390
(3,310)
413
(3,537)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(207.8)
2
(20.7)
16
(135.8)
31
(265.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.1)
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The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Franklin, OH

Crime rate in Franklin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Ohio average:

1.14
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Ancestries: American (18.8%), German (14.5%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.5%), Italian (3.8%), European (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1982

Land area: 9.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,275 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin, Ohio map

440 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.7%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,844 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,568 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Middletown, OH (5.5 miles , pop. 51,605).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (31.3 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (237.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Carlisle, OH (1.3 miles ),
Springboro, OH (2.0 miles ),
Hunter, OH (2.2 miles ),
Five Points, OH (2.2 miles ),
Middletown, OH (2.3 miles ),
Miamisburg, OH (2.4 miles ),
Germantown, OH (2.4 miles ),
West Carrollton City, OH (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 84.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +479 (+4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,433 (24.5%)

Area code: 937

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, OH in 2019
Franklin satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 113 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2000: 91 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2001: 84 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $219,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, OH residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Franklin, OH
Historical housing units in Franklin, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +667 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Franklin, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Paper (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Paper (5.6%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Franklin, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Franklin, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Franklin, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.7. This is about average.

City:

78.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.300. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.300
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 2.36. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.36
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.70
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Franklin city center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 207.4 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 207.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Franklin 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 198.8 miles away from Franklin center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from Franklin 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 Warren County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Franklin:

  • ATRIUM MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, ONE MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • HOPEWELL RESIDENTIAL CENTER (887 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • AVALON BY OTTERBEIN AT ATRIUM (105 ATRIUM DRIVE)
  • FRANKLIN RIDGE HEALTHCARE CENTER (421 MISSION LANE)
  • BUTLER COUNTY DIALYSIS (3497 SOUTH DIXIE HWY)
  • BUTLER COUNTY HOME TRAINING DIALYSIS (3497 S. DIXIE HIGHWAY)

Amtrak station near Franklin:

  • 18 miles: HAMILTON (M. L. KING BLVD AT HENRY ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Franklin:

  • Lincoln College of Technology-Franklin LCT (Location: 201 E. Second Street; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Fortis College-Centerville (about 11 miles; Centerville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,527)
  • University of Dayton (about 14 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 15 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 19 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 24 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 24 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high school in Franklin:

Private high schools in Franklin:

  • MIDDLETOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 608, Location: 3011 N UNION RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BISHOP FENWICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 541, Location: 4855 STATE ROUTE 122, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

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Library in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,515,962; Location: 44 E. 4TH ST; 138,201 books; 9,511 audio materials; 7,831 video materials; 66 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 311 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Franklin: Jaygee Industrial Park (A), Franklin Golf Course (B), Joint Emergency Medical Services (C), Franklin Division of Fire (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Franklin Square Shopping Center (1), Laynecrest Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin include: Second Baptist Church (A), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Church of God (D), Mount Olive Church (E), Eighth Street Church of God (F), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (G), Saint Mary Catholic Church (H), First United Methodist Church of Franklin (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Chautauqua Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Run (A), Clear Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Franklin: Franklin Lions Club Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Harding Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 302 Park Avenue), Galactic Golf and Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 108 East 6th Street).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Franklin (251 Conover Drive), Comfort Inn Middletown (3458 Commerce Drive), Hawthorn Inn & Suites (6475 Culbertson Road), Franklin Super 8 Motel (2000 William C Good Blvd), Collie's Motel (881 North Main Street).

Courts: Franklin City - Municipal Court (35 East 4th Street), Springboro City - Court Clerk- Municipal Building- Clerk of Courts (330 South Main Street), Carlisle Village - Mayor's Court (760 Central Avenue).

Birthplace of: Robert C. Schenck - Union Army general, Edwin F. Harding - Army general of World War II, Harry March - Soilder, Shannon Stewart (model) - America's Next Top Model contestant, William A. Newell - New Jersey politician, Darrell Hedric - Basketball player-coach, James F. Schenck - Navy admiral.

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • FRANKLIN PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 11,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with most branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Towne Boulevard Branch at 3420 Towne Blvd, branch established on 1986/06/30; Franklin Banking Center at 1325 East Second Street, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Franklin Ohio Branch at 1275 East 2nd Street, branch established on 2007/03/12. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Middletown Oh Branch at 3359 Towne Blvd, branch established on 2008/12/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Franklin Branch at 310 South Main Street, branch established on 1985/06/22. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • The National Bank and Trust Company: Franklin East Second Branch at 1400 East Second Street, branch established on 1983/02/07. Info updated 2010/03/22: Bank assets: $675.5 mil, Deposits: $589.3 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Nb&T Financial Group, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Franklin City Branch at 340 South Main Street, branch established on 1897/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Union Savings Bank: Franklin Branch at 1040 E Second St, branch established on 2007/04/06. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,218.6 mil, Deposits: $1,997.4 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • LCNB National Bank: Hunter Branch at 3878 State Route 122, branch established on 1982/05/17. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $787.1 mil, Deposits: $664.9 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Lcnb Corp.
  • 1st National Bank: Towne Mall Branch at 3616 Dixie Highway, branch established on 1977/06/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $96.7 mil, headquarters in Lebanon, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Franklin:

Marital status in Franklin, OH
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Franklin
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Franklin, OH (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,559117
Catholic19,5095
Mainline Protestant10,87435
Black Protestant1911
Other974
None150,463-
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: 21
Here:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Warren County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Warren County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Here:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 111
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Warren County:

9.2%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

27.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

16.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Franklin:

28.6
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Franklin:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
Franklin:

54.6%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$153,014$76,5071$4,069
Judicial and Legal 9$37,047$49,3963$6,797
Police - Other 7$30,092$51,5860$0
Firefighters 7$45,811$78,53330$65,771
Water Supply 6$35,434$70,8681$364
Streets and Highways 6$29,117$58,2340$0
Financial Administration 6$27,953$55,9063$7,586
Sewerage 5$27,244$65,3860$0
Correction 3$12,744$50,9760$0
Other Government Administration 3$21,721$86,8847$4,709
Parks and Recreation 2$10,157$60,9422$1,638
Other and Unallocable 1$2,951$35,4120$0
Totals for Government 79$433,285$65,81547$90,933

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • General - Interest on Debt: $527,000 ($45.38)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,025,000 ($260.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $770,000 ($66.31)
    Other: $537,000 ($46.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $118,000 ($10.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($5.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $761,000 ($65.54)
    Special Assessments: $477,000 ($41.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $154,000 ($13.26)
    Sale of Property: $83,000 ($7.15)
    Rents: $18,000 ($1.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.34)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,782,000 ($239.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $406,000 ($34.96)
    Health and Hospitals: $116,000 ($9.99)
    Public Welfare: $109,000 ($9.39)
  • Tax - Property: $1,997,000 ($171.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $221,000 ($19.03)
    Other: $152,000 ($13.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000 ($5.77)
    Other License: $58,000 ($4.99)
    Death and Gift: $18,000 ($1.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $13,000 ($1.12)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000 ($0.09)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,173,000 ($1134.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,597,000 ($912.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,576,000 ($221.84)

8.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, OH  1.69% ($81,892 average AGI)
from Butler County, OH  1.59% ($55,044)
from Montgomery County, OH  1.18% ($68,382)


7.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Butler County, OH  1.52% ($51,622 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.32% ($69,365)
to Montgomery County, OH  1.02% ($58,177)
Businesses in Franklin, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Meijer1
AT&T1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Bath & Body Works1Sears2
CVS2Sprint Nextel1
Carson Pirie Scott1Staples1
Circle K1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless2Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Econo Lodge1The Room Place1
FedEx3U-Haul1
Finish Line1UPS7
GNC1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Knights Inn3Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1White Castle1
McDonald's3YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPFB (910 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLETOWN, OH)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNZ (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: L&D BROADCASTORS INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDAO (1210 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WFCJ (93.7 FM; MIAMISBURG, OH; Owner: MIAMI VALLEY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRNB (92.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DAYTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLQT (99.9 FM; KETTERING, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMX (107.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTUE (104.7 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WXEG (103.9 FM; BEAVERCREEK, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDPR (88.1 FM; WEST CARROLLTON, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WCWT-FM (101.5 FM; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: CENTERVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWRD-LP (Channel 55; CENTERVILLE, OH; Owner: LIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WRCX-LP (Channel 51; DAYTON, OH; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Franklin: James P. Miller.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Franklin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 374ft / 114mTotal length
  • $440,000Total costs
  • 785,083Total average daily traffic
  • 119,996Total average daily truck traffic
  • 981,152Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Franklin, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Franklin, OH
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$114,36226$114,111178$123,0827$25,53410$59,874
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$140,7902$72,23021$127,5551$3,5501$64,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$115,43910$85,13686$126,6286$35,2054$69,308
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$113,2533$160,75339$137,1142$27,2503$70,073
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$177,6001$36,8209$143,6300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00 , 0305.01, 0306.00, 0325.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$116,1667$147,471
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$103,3173$143,367
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$72,9271$87,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00 , 0305.01, 0306.00, 0325.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 99. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 177 took place in 2002, and the least - 42 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Franklin, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.5%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Franklin, OH
    • 88152.5%Structure Fires
    • 45427.1%Outside Fires
    • 33820.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Ohio:

  • Knights Inn, 8500 Claude Thomas Rd, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (937) 746-2841, Fax: (937) 746-9109
  • Econo Lodge, 251 Conover Dr, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (937) 746-3627, Fax: (937) 746-4334
  • Ramada Inn Middletown/Franklin, 6147 W State Rt 122, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (513) 424-1201, Fax: (513) 425-9681
  • Quality Inn, 2000 William C Good Blvd, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (937) 743-8881, Fax: (937) 743-8853
  • Drury Inn & Suites Middletown Franklin, 3320 Village Dr, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (513) 425-6650
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Franklin, 851 Commerce Center Dr, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (937) 514-7600, Fax: (937) 514-7909
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 3510 Commerce Dr, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (513) 727-0440, Fax: (513) 727-0440
  • Super 8 Middletown, 3553 Commerce Dr, Franklin, Ohio 45005 , Phone: (513) 422-4888, Fax: (513) 420-9599
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Ohio
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin, OH
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin, OH
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Franklin compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Franklin on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 95 patent applications in 2008-2022.