For population 25 years and over in Franklin:
For population 15 years and over in Franklin town:
26 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (154.9 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (204.3 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (299.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Sheldon, VT (2.4 miles ), Enosburg Falls, VT (2.5 miles ), Berkshire, VT (2.8 miles ), Enosburg, VT (2.9 miles ), Highgate, VT (3.0 miles ), Fairfield, VT (3.3 miles ), Richford, VT (3.4 miles ), Swanton, VT (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.97 N, Longitude: 72.89 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +286 (+29.1%).
Work and jobs in Franklin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Franklin, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from Franklin center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 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 Franklin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Orville E. Babcock - Union Army general, Charles W. Gates - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:
Amtrak station near Franklin:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:
See full list of schools located in Franklin
Public elementary/middle school in Franklin:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin and their reported violations in the past:FRANKLIN FD 1 (Address: 4909 MAIN ST , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Franklin compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Franklin town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,162 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,262 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:
Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:
Franklin fatal accident list:
Feb 27, 2007 12:39 AM, Sr-236, Th-4/Th-18, Lat: 44.980736, Lon: -72.843092, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 2003 12:31 AM, Th-27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1997 00:43 AM, Th 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 1, 1985 12:57 AM, Vt120, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 1981 11:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 26, 1975 04:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 132
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 1,106
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, VT
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.