Franktown, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 395. Population change since 2000: +299.0%
Males: 215  (54.5%)
Females: 180  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 80116

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,770 (it was $60,375 in 2000)
Franktown:

$63,770
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $46,926 (it was $25,744 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $321,149 (it was $343,800 in 2000)
Franktown:

$321,149
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $366,709; Detached houses: $366,709

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,955.

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  • White alone - 365 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Franktown: 122.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.9%), English (17.6%), Irish (14.3%), United States (8.4%), Polish (4.0%), Russian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6153 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 466 people per square mile   (low).

Franktown, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Franktown:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franktown CDP:

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 76.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

8 residents are foreign born

This place:  3.9%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Franktown, Colorado as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Franktown to the number of sex offenders is 395 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,875 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,545 (0.7%)

Franktown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Centennial, CO (14.6 miles , pop. 100,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: South Aurora, CO (19.5 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (574.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: The Pinery, CO (1.9 miles ), Castle Rock, CO (2.3 miles ), Ponderosa Park, CO (2.5 miles ), Castle Pines North, CO (2.8 miles ), Elizabeth, CO (2.9 miles ), Parker, CO (3.0 miles ), Castle Pines, CO (3.0 miles ), Stonegate, CO (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 104.75 W

Franktown household income distribution Franktown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Educational services (49%)
  • Other services, except public administration (27%)
  • Information (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Franktown, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Franktown-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Franktown place center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 28.4 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Franktown-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 568.0 miles away from Franktown center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 7.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 443.4 miles away from Franktown center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 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 Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Franktown:

  • CASTLE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)
  • BROOKSIDE INN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)
  • CASTLE ROCK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)
  • COMFORT CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PARKER, CO)
  • PARKER DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PARKER, CO)
  • RED HAWK DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CASTLE ROCK, CO)
  • HERITAGE CLUB AT GREENWOOD VILLAGE-LTC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO)

Airports and heliports located in Franktown:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franktown:

  • Jones International University (about 15 miles; Centennial, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,556)
  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 17 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 21 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 23 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • University of Denver (about 24 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 9,621)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 28 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 28 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franktown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Franktown:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 4740 N STATE HIGHWAY 83; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CASTLEWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 7086 E PARK DR; Grades: PK - 10)
  • BROOKSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 389 CASTLEWOOD CANYON RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ABC KIDS (Students: 23; Location: 3002 N HWY 83; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable location: Franktown Fire Protection District Station 181 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Franktown Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Rocky Mountain Rare Plants (Botanical Gardens; 1706 Deerpath Road).

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 43.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 0.0120. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0120
U.S.:

0.0147

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

STAGE COACH INN (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.7%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Franktown compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Franktown (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Franktown Office at 2195 N Highway 83, branch established on 1992/05/04. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Franktown travel time to work - commute Franktown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franktown CDP (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.24%
Here: 28.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents34.0%13.9%13.5%6.8%6.5%
Congregations3.8%20.3%2.5%3.8%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%3.2%2.8%2.5%12.2%
Congregations10.1%3.8%5.1%5.1%41.8%
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: 22
Douglas County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Douglas County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Douglas County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 173
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

16.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

9.6%

10.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Arapahoe County, CO  2.14% ($61,256 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  1.08% ($59,628)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.90% ($64,844)


9.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Arapahoe County, CO  2.25% ($57,635 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  1.32% ($56,554)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.77% ($55,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Franktown:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBNO (1280 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franktown:

  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Franktown:

  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Franktown fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 1987 08:00 AM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 12327 S. State Hwy 83 (Lat: 39.183861 Lon: -104.732917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA220
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: Erik Young
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 4680 State Hwy 86 (Lat: 39.388889 Lon: -104.790528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA220
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: Erik Young
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.415556 Lon: -104.761111, Call Sign: WPSY566
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.275 MHz, 461.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 08/08/2021, Certifier: Barbara Gaudreault
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franktown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Franktown)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Franktown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franktown, CO

Businesses in Franktown, CO

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1
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