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Population in 2012: 3,809 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 1,959  (51.4%)
Females: 1,850  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70438.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,960 (it was $20,955 in 2000)
Franklinton:

$24,960
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,611

Franklinton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,180 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Franklinton:

$99,180
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,194; Detached houses: $125,141; Mobile homes: $12,772

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • Black alone - 1,988 (51.5%)
  • White alone - 1,776 (46.0%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franklinton: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.4%), Irish (6.4%), English (5.6%), French (4.8%), German (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 4.14 square miles.

Population density: 920 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Franklinton:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklinton town:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 29.5%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Franklinton, Louisiana as of July 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Franklinton to the number of sex offenders is 62 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $663 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $235 (0.3%)

Franklinton satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.85 N, Longitude: 90.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,019 (+52.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 723 (64.2%)

Area code: 985

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Crime rates in Franklinton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100021000
per 100,000 0.027.30.00.00.053.826.60.00.00.0
Rapes 0335221122
per 100,000 0.081.882.0136.253.753.826.626.551.451.6
Robberies 41274883151
per 100,000 109.5327.2191.4108.9214.9215.179.826.5128.525.8
Assaults 39192615384332231616
per 100,000 1067.3518.0711.0408.51020.71156.2851.3609.9411.1412.7
Burglaries 47654240524950465839
per 100,000 1286.31772.11148.51089.31396.71317.61330.11219.81490.21005.9
Thefts 200311244221229209187166133114
per 100,000 5473.58478.76672.16018.56151.05619.84974.74402.03417.32940.4
Auto thefts 6161471256763
per 100,000 164.2436.2382.8190.6322.3134.4159.6185.6154.277.4
Arson 0402001000
per 100,000 0.0109.10.054.50.00.026.60.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.2) 551.1794.8623.5538.6660.4750.5556.1414.4402.5315.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.19
Louisiana average:

3.98

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -455 (-11.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Franklinton-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 194% 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 below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Otto Passman - Politician, John L. Crain - Accountant.


Hospitals/medical centers in Franklinton:

  • DAVITA - WASHINGTON PARISH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 724 WASHINGTON ST)
  • FMCNA - FRANKLINTON (Dialysis Facility, 806 B RIVERSIDE DR)
  • P S HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1809 GREENLAW AVE)
  • ULTRA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1312 GREENLAW AVE)
  • HAMILTON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 2017 HAMILTON STREET)
  • MAY STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 1314 MAY STREET)
  • RIVERSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 1900 SOUTH MAIN ST)
  • SPRING HILL COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 46241 HIGHWAY 1072)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 605 HILLTOP AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITANS NURSING HOME INC,THE (Nursing Home, 605 HILLTOP DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF FRANKLINTON (Nursing Home, 2000 MAIN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Franklinton, LA

Airports and heliports located in Franklinton:


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Local government website: HTTP://www.TownofFranklinton.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklinton:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 31 miles; Hammond, LA; Full-time enrollment: 11,652)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 37 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • University of New Orleans (about 57 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (about 58 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,371)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 59 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 12,146)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 60 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Delgado Community College (about 60 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)

Public high school in Franklinton:

Private high school in Franklinton:

  • BOWLING GREEN SCHOOL (Students: 463; 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)

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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).

 
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, TOWN OF (Address: 301 ELEVENTH ST , Population served: 4150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-15-2000 and JUL-14-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2000)
SOPHIAS ON THE RIVER (Address: 41298 HWY. 38 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THOMAS GROCERY (Address: 31042 HWY 424 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-15-2002 and SEP-14-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAR-15-2002 and APR-14-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2002)
HAPPY ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 41360 C. Corkern Road , Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
PINE MALT STAND (Address: 52595 PERRY ERWIN RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between MAR-15-2002 and APR-14-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2002)
PAPA JS HWY MART (Address: 50479 HWY 1072 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2003)
PINE CASH GROCERY (Address: 26505 HWY 62 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2001)

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

  • LYNNWOODS RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE CASTLE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THOMAS COMMUNITY HEALTH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISTLIN DIXIE SALOON (FRIENDLY BAR) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.8%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Franklinton, LA

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

Franklinton compared to Louisiana state average:

Franklinton, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Franklinton travel time to work - commute


Franklinton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Franklinton town (based on Washington Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.12%
Here63.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents61.0%10.6%10.1%7.6%5.6%
Congregations40.0%8.2%21.2%14.1%2.4%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%0.9%0.6%0.6%1.6%
Congregations1.2%1.2%3.5%1.2%7.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

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.
Louisiana:

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

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Washington Parish:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.2%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$5,856$23,4240$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,868$46,4160$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$32,324$27,7062$1,107
Police - Other 6$8,457$16,9140$0
Firefighters 1$2,090$25,0801$438
Streets and Highways 6$10,534$21,0680$0
Sewerage 6$10,262$20,5240$0
Natural Resources 3$6,403$25,6120$0
Water Supply 4$8,535$25,6050$0
Gas Supply 4$8,847$26,5410$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,495$21,9800$0
Totals for Government 51$102,671$24,1583$1,545

Franklinton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,565,000 ($410.87)
    General: $547,000 ($143.61)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($4.20)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,095,000 ($287.48)
    Financial Administration: $606,000 ($159.10)
    Police Protection: $577,000 ($151.48)
    Regular Highways: $287,000 ($75.35)
    General - Other: $280,000 ($73.51)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($59.86)
    Sewerage: $171,000 ($44.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($30.45)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($12.34)
    Health Services - Other: $42,000 ($11.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($2.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $114,000 ($29.93)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($18.90)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($3.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $936,000 ($245.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($16.01)

Franklinton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $370,000 ($97.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $149,000 ($39.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $246,000 ($64.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($30.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($14.70)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,220,000 ($320.29)
    Water Utilities: $330,000 ($86.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,681,000 ($441.32)
    General Support: $11,000 ($2.89)
    Highways: $8,000 ($2.10)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $818,000 ($214.75)
    Property: $263,000 ($69.05)
    NEC: $244,000 ($64.06)
    Public Utilities: $184,000 ($48.31)

Franklinton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,198,000 ($314.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $196,000 ($51.46)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $550,000 ($144.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,185,000 ($311.11)
    Other, NEC: $681,000 ($178.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $65,000 ($17.06)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($3.41)

Franklinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,583,000 ($678.13)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($32.82)

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

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:
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.47% ($41,973 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.40% ($20,932)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.59% ($26,905)


7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.00% ($25,944 average AGI)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.66% ($28,169)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.51% ($21,313)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Franklinton, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

See more detailed statistics of Franklinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 65 meters (213ft)
Total costs: $204,000
Total average daily traffic: 45,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,139
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 76,755

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Franklinton, LA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Franklinton


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Franklinton, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jerry Rayborn, Sr. (5)
  • Patricia Miller (2)
  • Philip M. Leblanc (1)
  • Aaron Renwick Cathcart (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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