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Franklin township, IN map Land area: 34.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,142 (all rural)
Males: 565  (49.5%)
Females: 577  (50.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,142 (962 owner occupied, 180 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

29%


Races in Franklin township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.7%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 33.8
Median age of females: 34.1

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Average household size: 2.92

Franklin township:

2.9 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.31

Estimated median household income in 2009: $42,703 ($40,357 in 1999)
This township:

$42,703
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $400 (lower quartile is $398, upper quartile is $532)
Here:

$400
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $146,350 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Franklin township:

$146,350
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,018 - $169,656

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $141,346
Here:

$141,346
State:

$155,412

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,304
Here:

$106,304
State:

$111,630

Mobile homes: $90,609
Here:

$90,609
State:

$33,761
Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

11.5%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Mentone.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: East Farms (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hamman Cemetery (1), Nichols Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Yellow Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 3 (67% naturalized citizens)

Franklin township:  0.3%
State:  3.1%

72% of Franklin township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Indiana.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 858
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 50
  • South: 109
  • West: 16

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 365
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 2
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 2
  • Mobile homes: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,500


Housing units in Franklin township with a mortgage: 148 (12 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 51

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 11
  • 1995 to 1998: 21
  • 1990 to 1994: 12
  • 1980 to 1989: 10
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • 1960 to 1969: 16
  • 1950 to 1959: 32
  • 1940 to 1949: 37
  • 1939 or earlier: 215

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 15
  • 5 rooms: 74
  • 6 rooms: 65
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 51

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 11
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Franklin township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 61
  • 3 bedrooms: 170
  • 4 bedrooms: 79
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 4
  • 2 bedrooms: 11
  • 3 bedrooms: 26
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 82
  • 2 vehicles: 145
  • 3 vehicles: 91
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 16
  • 2 vehicles: 23
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Food (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (10%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Franklin township:

  • United States or American (37.3%)
  • German (22.3%)
  • English (19.0%)
  • Irish (3.3%)
  • Swedish (2.5%)
  • Dutch (2.1%)
  • European (2.1%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 430 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 46 (9%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (1%)
  • Walked: 6 (1%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 25 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

98.0% of residents of Franklin township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (20% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 53% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,042
  • In family households: 973 (275 male householders, 33 female householders)
    248 spouses, 370 children (326 natural, 7 adopted, 37 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 12 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 69 (14 male householders (11 living alone)), 52 female householders (52 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 118 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 86 4-persons, 51 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 63 1-person, 3 3-persons,

291 married couples with children.
36 single-parent households (13 men, 23 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

64.5%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Franklin township:

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