Franklin, Texas

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Population in 2017: 1,627 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 
Males: 771  (47.4%)
Females: 856  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77856.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,630 (it was $27,400 in 2000)
Franklin:

$40,630
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,303 (it was $13,490 in 2000)

Franklin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,380 (it was $44,900 in 2000)
Franklin:

$99,380
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,074; detached houses: $113,388; townhouses or other attached units: $88,507; mobile homes: $73,420

Median gross rent in 2017: $652.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Franklin, TX (2010)
    • 1,05667.5%White alone
    • 29919.1%Black alone
    • 18912.1%Hispanic
    • 171.1%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, Texas as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklin is 103 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (10.2%), American (7.3%), German (6.2%), French Canadian (4.0%), English (2.9%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,765 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin, Texas map

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,112 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,496 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bryan, TX (25.9 miles , pop. 65,660).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (86.4 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (109.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Calvert, TX (3.4 miles ),
Hearne, TX (3.5 miles ),
Bremond, TX (3.9 miles ),
Hilltop Lakes, TX (4.1 miles ),
Marquez, TX (4.5 miles ),
Wixon Valley, TX (4.6 miles ),
Reagan, TX (4.6 miles ),
Kurten, TX (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 31.03 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

Area code: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklin, TX residents
Average permit cost in Franklin, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +146 (+11.0%).
Most common industries in Franklin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Truck transportation (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Franklin, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)

Average climate in Franklin, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Franklin, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Franklin city center injured 7 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 412.6 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 251.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from Franklin center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 437.9 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 Robertson County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Franklin:

  • MERRYMAN HOME HEALTH INC (100 DECHARD ST STE B P O BOX 247)
  • FRANKLIN NURSING HOME (700 HEARNE ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Franklin:

  • CALVERT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CALVERT, TX)
  • HEARNE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HEARNE, TX)
  • GUARDIAN HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HEARNE, TX)
  • ROBERTSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HEARNE, TX)
  • HEARNE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HEARNE, TX)
  • LEISURE LODGE HEARNE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HEARNE, TX)
  • BREMOND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BREMOND, TX)

Airports located in Franklin:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 30 miles; College Station, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,550)
  • Temple College (about 52 miles; Temple, TX; FT enrollment: 3,796)
  • Baylor University (about 52 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 56 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • McLennan Community College (about 57 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 58 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Sam Houston State University (about 60 miles; Huntsville, TX; FT enrollment: 16,233)

Public high school in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN H S (Students: 292, Location: 1252 W FM 1644, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN MIDDLE (Students: 225, Location: 1098 W DECHERD ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • ROLAND REYNOLDS EL (Location: 317 N OWENSVILLE, Grades: PK-4)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Franklin: Franklin Fire Department (A), Robertson County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Floyd Weaver - Baseball player, Johnny Perkins - Football player.

Robertson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

TRAMMELLS RUNNING CREEK RV PARK & STORE (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2014)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • OLD BARN ICE HOUSE & BBQ (Population served: 59, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
41 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • First Star Bank, S.S.B.: Franklin Branch at Hwy 79, branch established on 1999/06/09. Info updated 2007/01/25: Bank assets: $270.8 mil, Deposits: $209.6 mil, headquarters in Bremond, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Huntsville: Robertson County Bank Branch at 1041 W Decherd, branch established on 2008/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $406.7 mil, Deposits: $360.5 mil, headquarters in Huntsville, TX, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Of Huntsville, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Franklin Branch at 208 East Highway 79, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Franklin:

Marital status in Franklin, TX
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franklin, TX (based on Robertson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,93527
Catholic2,7223
Mainline Protestant91413
Black Protestant3722
Other2082
None7,471-
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: 5
This county:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Robertson County:

8.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Robertson County:

11.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Franklin:

21.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Franklin:

14.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Franklin:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

52.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, TX 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 4$12,354$37,0623$4,820
Water Supply 3$10,067$40,2680$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,928$31,7120$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,907$34,8840$0
Sewerage 1$2,351$28,2120$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,288$39,4560$0
Local Libraries 1$2,234$26,8080$0
Totals for Government 14$41,129$35,2533$4,820

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $438,000 ($269.21)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($182.54)
    Water Utilities: $274,000 ($168.41)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($126.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $178,000 ($109.40)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($68.22)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($23.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($4.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $44,000 ($27.04)
    Benefit Payments: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($4.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $480,000 ($295.02)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $208,000 ($127.84)
    Sewerage: $205,000 ($126.00)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $1,000 ($0.61)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $251,000 ($154.27)
    Royalties: $119,000 ($73.14)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($6.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $330,000 ($202.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $205,000 ($126.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $395,000 ($242.78)
    Property: $257,000 ($157.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $106,000 ($65.15)
    Public Utilities Sales: $65,000 ($39.95)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000 ($178.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000 ($165.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($12.29)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $415,000 ($255.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,200,000 ($1352.18)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $236,000 ($145.05)

7.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Brazos County, TX  3.44% ($45,237 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.58% ($73,914)
Businesses in Franklin, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRZI (1580 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRZX (1660 AM; 10 kW; WACO, TX; Owner: VAN D. GOODALL, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • KZTR (101.9 FM; FRANKLIN, TX; Owner: BRAZOS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KNDE (95.1 FM; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVJM (103.1 FM; HEARNE, TX; Owner: EQUAL ACCESS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAGG (96.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KORA-FM (98.3 FM; BRYAN, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KLTR (107.3 FM; CALDWELL, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)
  • KKYS (104.7 FM; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KMAY-LP (Channel 23; BRYAN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • K28AK (Channel 28; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSCM-LP (Channel 12; BRYAN, TX; Owner: R.D. HARRIS)

Franklin fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 2002 04:25 PM, Calvertstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1993 02:50 PM, Duffey, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1991 01:12 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 28, 1988 12:00 AM, Fm46, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1984 02:45 PM, Fm46, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1983 10:10 PM, 79, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.3mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 26,130Total average daily traffic
  • 5,411Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,620Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Franklin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Int Us 79 & Fm 46 (Lat: 31.022972 Lon: -96.483028), Call Sign: WXY865, Licensee ID: L00080634,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/1999, Expiration Date: 04/27/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2004, Registrant: M & M Farm Supply Inc, Rt 2 Box 168, Franklin, TX 77856
  • Union Pacific Right Of Way Track Siding (Lat: 31.021583 Lon: -96.490528), Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNXI429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.475 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2011, Expiration Date: 09/13/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2012, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S. 16th St. Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-6486, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • 10 Mi N State Hwy 979 (Lat: 31.179083 Lon: -96.486083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87 m, Call Sign: WPIH481,
    Assigned Frequencies: 937.687 MHz, 938.400 MHz, 938.450 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2015, Expiration Date: 10/05/2025, Certifier: David Poole, Registrant: Oncor / Hcl, 1616 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (214) 486-5230, Email:
  • 113 W Dechard (Lat: 30.026833 Lon: -96.487778), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQKE235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4975.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2019, Expiration Date: 04/15/2029, Certifier: Gerald Yezak, Registrant: Robertson County Sheriffs Office, Franklin, TX 77856, Phone: (979) 828-3299, Fax: (979) 828-5845, Email:
  • 3.7 Miles Wnw Of Franklin, Tx In Robertson County (Lat: 31.041861 Lon: -96.545750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQKN923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.145 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2009, Expiration Date: 01/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2010, Certifier: Keith Rekieta, Registrant: Texas Communications, 1389 N Harvey Mitchell Pkwy, Bryan, TX 77803, Phone: (979) 775-6239, Fax: (979) 222-0126, Email:
  • Lat: 31.081361 Lon: -96.411250, Call Sign: WQVY921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.606 MHz, 217.981 MHz, 217.618 MHz, 217.993 MHz, 219.606 MHz, 219.618 MHz, 219.981 MHz, 219.993 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2015, Expiration Date: 06/18/2025, Certifier: Alan Levande, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 31.028778 Lon: -96.484139, Call Sign: WQYG760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.625 MHz, 462.025 MHz, 463.750 MHz, 466.625 MHz, 467.025 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2016, Expiration Date: 09/22/2026, Certifier: Michelle Chrane, Registrant: Texas Communications Of Bryan, Inc., 1389 N. Harvey Mitchell Pkwy, Bryan, TX 77803, Phone: (979) 775-6239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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 fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 79 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Franklin, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (68.8%), and Structure Fires (17.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Franklin, TX
    • 32468.8%Outside Fires
    • 8417.8%Structure Fires
    • 326.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 316.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Texas:

  • Franklin Sleep Inn & Suites, 208 N Center St, Franklin, Texas 77856 , Phone: (979) 828-2550, Fax: (979) 828-2589
  • Best Western Franklin Inn And Suites, 790 W Us Hwy 79, Franklin, Texas 77856 , Phone: (979) 828-9090, Fax: (978) 828-3619
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Franklin, Texas
Most common first names in Franklin, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3775.2 years
James3673.7 years
John3575.8 years
Mary2681.1 years
Robert2572.6 years
Willie1977.3 years
George1681.8 years
Charles1471.1 years
Lillie1384.1 years
Ruby1277.2 years
Most common last names in Franklin, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Edwards2572.8 years
Johnson1875.9 years
Meadors1878.2 years
Smith1776.1 years
Sanders1771.3 years
Merryman1682.2 years
Moore1573.6 years
Williams1479.3 years
Martin1375.2 years
Fulton1272.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin, TX
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin, TX
  • 59.8%Electricity
  • 32.8%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Franklin compared to Texas state average:

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