Franklinton, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 3,781 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 1,944  (51.4%)
Females: 1,837  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

52.8 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70438.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,673 (it was $20,955 in 2000)
Franklinton:

$26,673
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,501 (it was $11,273 in 2000)

Franklinton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,795 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Franklinton:

$121,795
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,172; detached houses: $138,018; mobile homes: $24,841

Median gross rent in 2017: $578.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklinton: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.5%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.0% for Black residents, 31.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Franklinton, LA (2010)
    • 1,98851.5%Black alone
    • 1,77646.0%White alone
    • 581.5%Hispanic
    • 230.6%Two or more races
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Franklinton, Louisiana as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklinton is 45 to 1.


Crime rates in Franklinton by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.8)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(136.2)
2
(53.7)
2
(53.8)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.5)
2
(51.4)
2
(51.6)
1
(26.3)
2
(53.0)
3
(79.8)
4
(106.1)
3
(79.6)
4
(106.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(108.9)
8
(214.9)
8
(215.1)
3
(79.8)
1
(26.5)
5
(128.5)
1
(25.8)
9
(237.0)
5
(132.4)
4
(106.4)
2
(53.1)
8
(212.2)
3
(79.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(408.5)
38
(1,021)
43
(1,156)
32
(851.3)
23
(609.9)
16
(411.1)
16
(412.7)
12
(316.0)
20
(529.5)
19
(505.6)
10
(265.3)
31
(822.3)
28
(742.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(1,089)
52
(1,397)
49
(1,318)
50
(1,330)
46
(1,220)
58
(1,490)
39
(1,006)
48
(1,264)
36
(953.1)
42
(1,118)
38
(1,008)
36
(954.9)
25
(663.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
221
(6,019)
229
(6,151)
209
(5,620)
187
(4,975)
166
(4,402)
133
(3,417)
114
(2,940)
127
(3,344)
92
(2,436)
157
(4,178)
173
(4,590)
129
(3,422)
107
(2,837)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(190.6)
12
(322.3)
5
(134.4)
6
(159.6)
7
(185.6)
6
(154.2)
3
(77.4)
8
(210.6)
4
(105.9)
9
(239.5)
14
(371.5)
9
(238.7)
5
(132.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(54.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)555.6681.2774.1573.6427.5415.2325.8394.4466.5461.4490.8514.6480.8

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City-data.com crime index in Franklinton, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.30
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (6.8%), European (4.5%), German (3.5%), English (2.4%), Irish (2.0%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 4.14 square miles.

Population density: 913 people per square mile   (low).

Franklinton, Louisiana map

31 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $641 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $343 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenner, LA (58.3 miles , pop. 70,517).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (60.8 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (321.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Folsom, LA (3.9 miles ),
Bogalusa, LA (4.2 miles ),
Tylertown, MS (4.3 miles ),
Varnado, LA (4.4 miles ),
Sun, LA (4.5 miles ),
Angie, LA (4.6 miles ),
Tangipahoa, LA (4.6 miles ),
Osyka, MS (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.85 N, Longitude: 90.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,777 (+46.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 470 (35.1%)

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Franklinton, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Franklinton, LA in 2017
Franklinton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $45,800
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $101,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Franklinton, LA residents
Average permit cost in Franklinton, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Franklinton, LA
Historical housing units in Franklinton, LA
Most common industries in Franklinton, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Franklinton, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Franklinton, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Franklinton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Franklinton town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklinton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from Franklinton center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 383.2 miles away from Franklinton center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 245.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 195.2 miles away from Franklinton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington Parish (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklinton topographic map

Hospitals in Franklinton:

  • HAMILTON COMMUNITY HOME (2017 HAMILTON STREET)
  • MAY STREET COMMUNITY HOME (1314 MAY STREET)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (1900 SOUTH MAIN ST)
  • SPRING HILL COMMUNITY HOME (46241 HIGHWAY 1072)

Nursing Homes in Franklinton:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN LIVING CENTER (605 HILLTOP AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITANS NURSING HOME INC,THE (605 HILLTOP DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF FRANKLINTON (2000 MAIN STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Franklinton:

  • DAVITA - WASHINGTON PARISH DIALYSIS (724 WASHINGTON ST)
  • FMCNA - FRANKLINTON (806 B RIVERSIDE DR)

Home Health Centers in Franklinton:

  • P S HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1809 GREENLAW AVE)
  • ULTRA HOME HEALTH (1312 GREENLAW AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Franklinton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklinton:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 30 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,713)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 36 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • University of New Orleans (about 57 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 59 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Delgado Community College (about 60 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • William Carey University (about 60 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 60 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

Public high schools in Franklinton:

  • FRANKLINTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 840, Location: 1 DEMON CIRCLE, Grades: 8-12)
  • PINE SCHOOL (Location: 28315 HIGHWAY 424, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Franklinton:

  • BOWLING GREEN SCHOOL (Students: 363, Location: 700 VARNADO ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklinton:

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Library in Franklinton:

  • WASHINGTON PARISH (Operating income: $719,995; Location: 825 FREE ST.; 91,762 books; 1,102 audio materials; 1,585 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 114 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Franklinton: Franklinton Plant Number 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Washington Parish Sheriff's Office (B), Franklinton Police Department - Equipment Yard (C), Franklinton Town Hall (D), Washington Parish Police Jury (E), D A Varnado Store Museum (F), Washington Parish Library (G), Washington Parish Activity Center (H), Washington Parish Police Jury (I), Franklinton Police Department (J), Good Samaritan Living Center (K), Heritage Manor of Franklinton (L), Franklinton Volunteer Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Franklinton: Sweet Home Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Sweet Home Cemetery (1), Sweet Rest Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Southern Motel (21150 Highway 16), Liberty Inn (1900 Washington Street).

Courts: Washington Parish - Clerk of Court (Courthouse Building), St Tammany Parish Government - St Tammany Parish Clerk Of Court- 22nd Judicial District Court Of (Po Box 608).

Birthplace of: Otto Passman - Politician, John L. Crain - Accountant.

Washington Parish 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 Franklinton and their reported violations in the past:

FRANKLINTON RURAL WATER (Address: 422 11th AVE , Population served: 3,150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
STEWART SEAFOOD & STEAK (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
HAPPY ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 42174 SEAL RD , Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-23-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from FEB-19-2009 to MAR-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
PAPA JS HWY MART (Address: 50479 HWY 1072 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.9%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Franklinton in 2010:

  • 138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Franklinton in 2000:

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Franklinton (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Franklinton Branch at 946 Pearl Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: Franklinton Branch at 919 Washington Street, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Main Street Branch at 828 Main Street, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.3 mil, Deposits: $192.2 mil, headquarters in Bogalusa, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Resource Bank: Franklinton Branch at 950 Tenth Avenue, branch established on 1998/09/04. Info updated 2009/06/22: Bank assets: $430.8 mil, Deposits: $371.8 mil, headquarters in Covington, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Resource Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Franklinton:

Marital status in Franklinton, LA
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Franklinton:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Franklinton, LA (based on Washington Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,14373
Black Protestant2,58317
Catholic2,0992
Mainline Protestant1,97514
Other4733
None19,895-
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: 11
Washington Parish:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Washington Parish:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Washington Parish:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington Parish:

13.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Franklinton:

47.0%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Franklinton:

42.1%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Franklinton:

23.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Franklinton:

16.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Franklinton:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Franklinton:

36.2%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Franklinton:

49.5%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklinton, LA 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$55,990$39,5222$3,159
Sewerage 7$17,938$30,7510$0
Streets and Highways 6$13,135$26,2700$0
Financial Administration 6$14,413$28,8261$1,435
Other Government Administration 6$6,458$12,9160$0
Water Supply 5$11,780$28,2720$0
Gas Supply 5$14,198$34,0750$0
Other and Unallocable 2$2,143$12,8580$0
Firefighters 1$2,190$26,2800$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 55$138,245$30,1633$4,594

Franklinton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $49,000 ($12.96)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($1.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,102,000 ($555.94)
    Sewerage: $953,000 ($252.05)
    Gas Utilities: $832,000 ($220.05)
    Water Utilities: $607,000 ($160.54)
    Central Staff Services: $469,000 ($124.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $215,000 ($56.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($42.32)
    Financial Administration: $109,000 ($28.83)
    Health - Other: $57,000 ($15.08)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($8.99)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($4.23)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($20.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $97,000 ($25.65)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($3.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,298,000 ($607.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($12.43)

Franklinton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $660,000 ($174.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $225,000 ($59.51)
    Other: $161,000 ($42.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $537,000 ($142.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($20.10)
    Rents: $72,000 ($19.04)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $924,000 ($244.38)
    Water Utilities: $604,000 ($159.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000 ($13.49)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($7.93)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($3.97)
    Gas Utilities: $15,000 ($3.97)
    Highways: $9,000 ($2.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,315,000 ($612.27)
    Property: $459,000 ($121.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $329,000 ($87.01)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($2.91)
    Other License: $7,000 ($1.85)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($1.32)

Franklinton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,625,000 ($694.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,625,000 ($694.26)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $99,000 ($26.18)

Franklinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,406,000 ($900.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $125,000 ($33.06)

4.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

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 St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.17% ($33,275 average AGI)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.57% ($24,500)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.24% ($47,000)
Businesses in Franklinton, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS2
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklinton:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WBOX (920 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIKC (1490 AM; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: TIMBERLANDS BROADCASTING CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklinton:

  • WUUU (98.9 FM; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBOX-FM (92.9 FM; VARNADO, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJSH (104.7 FM; FOLSOM, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WTGG (96.5 FM; AMITE, LA; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklinton:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WSTY-LP (Channel 23; HAMMOND, LA; Owner: AMERICAN TELEVISION, INC.)
Franklinton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Franklinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 623ft / 190mTotal length
  • $2,999,000Total costs
  • 187,680Total average daily traffic
  • 18,247Total average daily truck traffic
  • 313,854Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Franklinton, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Franklinton, LA

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 104. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 188 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Franklinton, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.7%), and Structure Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Franklinton, LA
    • 89450.7%Outside Fires
    • 62435.4%Structure Fires
    • 19310.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 533.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklinton, LA
Most common first names in Franklinton, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11669.4 years
John9571.0 years
Willie7470.5 years
Mary6978.2 years
William6772.1 years
Robert6370.4 years
Charles4068.8 years
Joseph3170.0 years
Thomas2974.9 years
Lillie2981.8 years
Most common last names in Franklinton, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Magee22073.4 years
Thomas12071.7 years
Crain10176.1 years
Brumfield9377.0 years
Bickham9074.1 years
Jenkins8670.4 years
Jones7473.6 years
Smith7373.6 years
Williams5672.5 years
Corkern5378.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklinton, LA
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 41.8%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklinton, LA
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 49.8%Utility gas


Franklinton compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Jerry Rayborn, Sr. (5)
  • Philip Dale Westmoreland (5)
  • Patricia Miller (2)
  • Philip M. Leblanc (1)
  • Aaron Renwick Cathcart (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2020.