Franklin, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 6,350 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 2,827  (44.5%)
Females: 3,523  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16323.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,471 (it was $27,063 in 2000)
Franklin:

$32,471
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,442 (it was $16,414 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,609 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Franklin:

$62,609
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $99,502; Detached houses: $103,705; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,685; In 2-unit structures: $51,338; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,951; Mobile homes: $50,141; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,775

Median gross rent in 2013: $578.

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  • Races in Franklin, PA (2010)

    Franklin races chart
    • 6,06092.6%White alone
    • 1772.7%Black alone
    • 1542.4%Two or more races
    • 831.3%Hispanic
    • 470.7%Asian alone
    • 180.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Franklin: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Irish (14.7%), English (9.4%), Italian (6.9%), United States (3.4%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1868

Land area: 4.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,374 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

70 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,414 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,134 (1.8%)

Franklin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (47.2 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (66.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (264.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Sugarcreek borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Polk borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Seneca, PA (2.6 miles ), Woodland Heights, PA (2.6 miles ), Oil City, PA (2.6 miles ), Utica borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Cooperstown borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Hannasville, PA (2.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $990,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $301,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 79.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,152 (+48.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,275 (48.7%)

Area code: 814

Franklin household income distribution Franklin home values distribution

Crime rates in Franklin by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000100000000
per 100,000 13.80.00.00.014.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 8411313513213
per 100,000 110.456.614.314.443.614.845.075.715.245.730.715.647.1
Robberies 2132111532010
per 100,000 27.614.142.828.714.514.815.075.745.530.50.015.60.0
Assaults 201713121317211598568
per 100,000 276.1240.5185.3172.4188.8251.6315.0227.0136.6121.876.793.5125.5
Burglaries 21413545283327273226193022
per 100,000 289.9580.1499.0646.6406.7488.3405.0408.6485.6396.0291.4467.7345.2
Thefts 170215167135167166149144132138112146137
per 100,000 2,346.83,041.92,381.01,939.72,425.62,456.32,234.92,179.22,003.02,101.71,717.82,275.92,149.7
Auto thefts 4747244535541
per 100,000 55.299.057.0100.629.059.260.075.745.576.176.762.415.7
Arson 2030100031010
per 100,000 27.60.042.80.014.50.00.00.045.515.20.015.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 286.1257.1188.2178.1224.5195.6217.0240.4164.0180.4129.7158.0167.2

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Crime rate in Franklin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -107 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Franklin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Franklin, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Franklin city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from Franklin center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 310.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 330.5 miles away from Franklin center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Venango County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Birthplace of: Stevin Hoover - Businessman, Jack Fultz - Long distance runner, Richard Frame - Politician, Bill Slocum - Politician, Frank Evans - Brigadier General in the Marine Corps, Kid Butler (infielder) - Major League Baseball infielder, Orrin Dubbs Bleakley - Politician, Paul M. Lawson - Politician, Rolland Lawrence - Football player, Samuel Calvin Tate Dodd - Lawyer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Franklin:

  • VISITING NURSES OF VENANGO COUNTY (491 ALLEGHENY BOULEVARD)
  • CARING PLACE, THE (103 N. THIRTEENTH STREET)
  • SUGAR CREEK STATION SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITA (351 CAUSEWAY DRIVE)
  • VENANGO MANOR (SUGARCREEK ROAD RD 3)

airports located in Franklin:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Grove City College (about 21 miles; Grove City, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • Allegheny College (about 24 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • Butler County Community College (about 40 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Youngstown State University (about 47 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)

Public high schools in Franklin:

Private high schools in Franklin:

  • VISIONQUEST ACADEMY-SOUTH PENN (Students: 47, Location: 555 S PENN RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • VISIONQUEST-BIG LODGE (Students: 46, Location: HUDMONT LN, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN AREA MS (Students: 802, Location: 246 PONE LANE, Grades: 7-8)
  • SANDYCREEK EL SCH (Students: 244, Location: 297 PONE LANE, Grades: KG-6)
  • CENTRAL EL SCH (Location: 1276 OTTER ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • VALLEY GROVE EL SCH (Location: 389 SUGARCREEK DR, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Franklin:

  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 82, Location: 952 BUFFALO ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Franklin

Library in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $237,407; Location: 421 12TH ST; 53,175 books; 1,757 audio materials; 1,643 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 128 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Prof of Biol Sci, Youngstown State University, Ohio ,YSU is about 50 miles from Franklin and has over 13,000 students

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Notable locations in Franklin: Gurnet (A), Franklin Fire Department (B), Franklin Volunteer Fire Company (C), Venango Regional Airport Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Franklin: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pioneer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clapboard Run (A), Patchel Run (B), Peggys Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Debence Antique Music World (Museums; 1261 Liberty Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Venango County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.0%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2010:

  • 131 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2000:

  • 200 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Franklin Drive Up Branch at 1165 Liberty Street, branch established on 1957/12/10; Franklin Branch at 1310 Liberty St., branch established on 1951/09/27. 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
  • First United National Bank: Franklin Branch at 1153 Liberty Street, branch established on 1971/09/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $243.8 mil, Deposits: $224.0 mil, headquarters in Fryburg, PA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fryburg Banking Company, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Franklin Branch at 210 North Thirteenth Street, branch established on 1924/10/31. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Northwest Savings Bank: American Federal Branch at 1301 Liberty Street, branch established on 1943/12/03. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,17069
Catholic9,0967
Evangelical Protestant6,28559
Other3172
Black Protestant-1
None26,116-
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: 15
Venango County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Venango County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Venango County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Venango County:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Franklin:

42.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Franklin:

21.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Franklin:

11.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Franklin:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Franklin:

52.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$9,564
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$3,405
Totals for Government 0$0 3$12,969

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $920,000 ($144.88)
    Police Protection: $896,000 ($141.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $574,000 ($90.39)
    Fire Protection: $351,000 ($55.28)
    Regular Highways: $342,000 ($53.86)
    Central Staff Services: $204,000 ($32.13)
    Water Utilities: $198,000 ($31.18)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($26.14)
    Financial Administration: $157,000 ($24.72)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($19.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($18.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $66,000 ($10.39)
    Health Services - Other: $38,000 ($5.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($2.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $5,989,000 ($943.15)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $863,000 ($135.91)
    Benefit Payments: $539,000 ($84.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($8.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $76,000 ($11.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,868,000 ($294.17)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($38.74)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($26.14)
    All Other: $115,000 ($18.11)
    Parking Facilities: $72,000 ($11.34)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $481,000 ($75.75)
    Local Employee Contribution: $83,000 ($13.07)
    From Local Government: $28,000 ($4.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $723,000 ($113.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($11.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $172,000 ($27.09)
    Interest Earnings: $106,000 ($16.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($31.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $125,000 ($19.69)
    All Other: $43,000 ($6.77)
    General Support: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Tax - Property: $1,199,000 ($188.82)
    Individual Income: $938,000 ($147.72)
    NEC: $158,000 ($24.88)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $726,000 ($114.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $709,000 ($111.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($2.68)

Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($2.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,307,000 ($520.79)
    Total Other Securities: $2,077,000 ($327.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,055,000 ($323.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $384,000 ($60.47)

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, PA  0.44% ($32,000 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.35% ($28,882)
from Clarion County, PA  0.30% ($29,908)


3.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crawford County, PA  0.44% ($26,779 average AGI)
to Mercer County, PA  0.35% ($41,610)
to Clarion County, PA  0.33% ($28,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WFRA (1450 AM; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOYL (1340 AM; 1 kW; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKQW (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIV (1230 AM; 1 kW; TITUSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W212BK (90.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Franklin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Franklin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 62m203ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 35,560Total average daily traffic
  • 2,373Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,169Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Franklin)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Franklin, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Franklin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

ROGERS DAIRY QUEEN (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
WYATTVILLE COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
D AND S ESTATES (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2014)
  • 40 regular monitoring violations
BUCHOLZ MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2011)
SLEEPY HOLLOW GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-16-2011 and AUG-16-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2011)
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
VENANGO COUNTY FAIR (4-H) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-28-2013 and NOV-28-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-04-2012 and OCT-04-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
TWO MILE RUN CNTY PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • LIFE MINISTERIES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Franklin

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Franklin, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza2
Burger King1Long John Silver's1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3Quality1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Sears1
H&R Block1Subaru1
Home Depot1Subway1
KFC1Super 81
Kmart1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA2

Franklin compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Franklin on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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