Franklin, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,137 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 2,665  (43.4%)
Females: 3,472  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16323.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,944 (it was $27,063 in 2000)
Franklin:

$39,944
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,714 (it was $16,414 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,747 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Franklin:

$91,747
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $89,483; detached houses: $92,507; townhouses or other attached units: $119,713; in 2-unit structures: $30,305; mobile homes: $16,499

Median gross rent in 2017: $610.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.3% for Black residents, 65.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Franklin, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Pennsylvania as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklin is 219 to 1.


Crime rates in Franklin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(14.4)
3
(43.6)
1
(14.8)
3
(45.0)
5
(75.7)
1
(15.2)
3
(45.7)
2
(30.7)
1
(15.6)
3
(47.1)
5
(79.3)
1
(16.0)
5
(80.9)
4
(65.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(28.7)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.8)
1
(15.0)
5
(75.7)
3
(45.5)
2
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(47.6)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(172.4)
13
(188.8)
17
(251.6)
21
(315.0)
15
(227.0)
9
(136.6)
8
(121.8)
5
(76.7)
6
(93.5)
8
(125.5)
4
(63.5)
15
(239.8)
8
(129.4)
8
(131.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(646.6)
28
(406.7)
33
(488.3)
27
(405.0)
27
(408.6)
32
(485.6)
26
(396.0)
19
(291.4)
30
(467.7)
22
(345.2)
28
(444.2)
22
(351.7)
16
(258.9)
11
(180.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
135
(1,940)
167
(2,426)
166
(2,456)
149
(2,235)
144
(2,179)
132
(2,003)
138
(2,102)
112
(1,718)
146
(2,276)
137
(2,150)
121
(1,919)
102
(1,631)
95
(1,537)
83
(1,365)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(100.6)
2
(29.0)
4
(59.2)
4
(60.0)
5
(75.7)
3
(45.5)
5
(76.1)
5
(76.7)
4
(62.4)
1
(15.7)
5
(79.3)
5
(79.9)
6
(97.1)
6
(98.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.5)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
1
(16.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)185.5233.8203.8226.0250.5170.9187.9135.1164.6174.2204.6161.8210.3154.1

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City-data.com crime index in Franklin, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: American (18.0%), German (14.8%), Irish (11.3%), Italian (7.4%), English (6.9%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1868

Land area: 4.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin, Pennsylvania map

69 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,610 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,161 (1.7%)

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)

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 79.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,736 (+43.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,233 (47.2%)

Area code: 814

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

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $256,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, PA residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Franklin, PA
Historical housing units in Franklin, PA
Most common industries in Franklin, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Franklin, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)

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 Franklin 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 the city 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 Franklin 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, 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

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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Venango 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 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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Franklin:

Marital status in Franklin, PA
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Franklin, PA (based on Venango County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Venango County:

15.8%
Pennsylvania:

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
Police Protection - Officers 17$73,241$51,7000$0
Water Supply 10$33,223$39,8680$0
Sewerage 8$27,954$41,9310$0
Streets and Highways 8$25,946$38,9190$0
Other and Unallocable 7$16,082$27,5692$2,102
Firefighters 7$34,713$59,5087$5,173
Police - Other 4$7,663$22,9898$2,854
Financial Administration 3$9,777$39,1081$937
Other Government Administration 2$10,182$61,0927$1,200
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$7,583$45,4980$0
Totals for Government 68$246,364$43,47625$12,266

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,095,000 ($178.43)
    General - Other: $920,000 ($149.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $866,000 ($141.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $507,000 ($82.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $498,000 ($81.15)
    Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($45.95)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($40.25)
    General Public Buildings: $187,000 ($30.47)
    Financial Administration: $156,000 ($25.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($15.64)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($8.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($3.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $14,565,000 ($2373.31)
    Corporate Stocks: $1,955,000 ($318.56)
    Benefit Payments: $828,000 ($134.92)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $294,000 ($47.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($5.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($5.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,057,000 ($498.13)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $477,000 ($77.73)
    Other: $224,000 ($36.50)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($12.38)
    Parking Facilities: $76,000 ($12.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($4.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,824,000 ($297.21)
    From Other Governments: $332,000 ($54.10)
    Local Employee Contribution: $140,000 ($22.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $78,000 ($12.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $507,000 ($82.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $124,000 ($20.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $95,000 ($15.48)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($10.75)
    Rents: $14,000 ($2.28)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $401,000 ($65.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $201,000 ($32.75)
    Highways: $157,000 ($25.58)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($1.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,752,000 ($285.48)
    Individual Income: $1,103,000 ($179.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $226,000 ($36.83)
    Public Utility License: $39,000 ($6.35)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $27,000 ($4.40)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000 ($5.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($4.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($0.81)

Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($32.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $85,000 ($13.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,979,000 ($648.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000 ($7.50)

3.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Crawford County, PA  0.64% ($31,316 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.35% ($38,284)
from Clarion County, PA  0.34% ($42,583)


4.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.14%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Crawford County, PA  0.63% ($32,267 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.41% ($39,182)
to Mercer County, PA  0.36% ($34,273)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Franklin fatal accident list:

Feb 1, 2006 01:26 AM, Sr-4006, Lat: 41.409660, Lon: -79.835730, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 2001 06:10 PM, Us-62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2001 10:43 AM, Us-62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1998 12:12 AM, Sr-417, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 11, 1997 08:01 PM, 62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.9mTotal length
  • $3,025,000Total costs
  • 55,827Total average daily traffic
  • 4,764Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,058Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Franklin, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Franklin, PA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Franklin)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Franklin, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (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: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Franklin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 52 took place in 2015, and the least - 13 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Franklin, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.0%), and Outside Fires (20.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Franklin, PA
    • 26650.0%Structure Fires
    • 10720.1%Outside Fires
    • 8415.8%Other
    • 7514.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin, PA
  • 95.6%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin, PA
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Franklin compared to Pennsylvania 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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