For population 25 years and over in Franklin Springs:
For population 15 years and over in Franklin Springs city:
22 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,232 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (26.6 miles , pop. 100,266).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (80.8 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (577.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Royston, GA (1.4 miles ), Broad River, GA (2.1 miles) , Canon, GA (2.2 miles ), Bowersville, GA (2.6 miles ), Sandy Cross, GA (2.7 miles) , Eagle Grove, GA (2.8 miles) , Carnesville, GA (2.8 miles ), Bowman, GA (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.28 N, Longitude: 83.14 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Franklin Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+9.6%).
Work and jobs in Franklin Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Franklin Springs, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Franklin Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Franklin Springs city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 65 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Franklin Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from Franklin Springs center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Franklin Springs center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
276 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
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Banks with branches in Franklin Springs (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Franklin Springs city (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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8.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,283 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,619 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,070
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
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