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Population (year 2000): 7,996. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,079 (+1.0% change)
Males: 3,785 (47.3%), Females: 4,211 (52.7%)

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Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $32,001 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Franklin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.6%)
  • Black (16.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (22.1%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.8%), German (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.4%).

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Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 7.4 square miles

Franklin,

For population 25 years and over in Franklin

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +317 (+4.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (41.3 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (362.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: TN (6.7 miles Mitchellville, KY (8.8 miles Woodburn, TN (10.4 miles Orlinda, TN (10.6 miles Portland, KY (13.8 miles Auburn, Plains, TN (14.0 miles Cross Grove, TN (16.8 miles Walnut House, TN (18.7 miles White

Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 86.58 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.5%), Retail trade (16.6%), Educational,health and social services (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,112 (+13.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,612 (46.0%)

Crime in Franklin (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (37.2 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (111.6 per 100,000)
  • 10 assaults (124.0 per 100,000)
  • 60 burglaries (744.0 per 100,000)
  • 233 thefts (2889.4 per 100,000)
  • 17 auto thefts (210.8 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 259.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Franklin, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Franklin,

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Franklin city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 57 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Franklin:
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT FRANKLIN,THE (1100 BROOKHAVEN RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:
  • MEDIPLEX REHAB BOWLING GREEN (about 17 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • MEDICAL CENTER,THE (about 20 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • GREENVIEW REGIONAL HOSP (about 22 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Franklin:
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 20 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 43 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; ID: BNA)
  • SMYRNA (about 50 miles; SMYRNA, TN; ID: MQY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Franklin:
  • PORTLAND MUNI (about 13 miles; PORTLAND, TN; ID: 1M5)
  • RUSSELLVILLE-LOGAN COUNTY (about 16 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; ID: 4M7)
  • SPRINGFIELD ROBERTSON COUNTY (about 27 miles; SPRINGFIELD, TN; ID: M91)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20 $54,446 $32,667 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $9,468
Police - Other 3 $7,737 $30,948 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $16,343 $28,016 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,764 $33,168 1 $1,107
Other Government Administration 3 $15,116 $60,464 5 $2,667
Water Supply 11 $29,169 $31,820 1 $1,129
Sewerage 8 $19,607 $29,410 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $18,921 $28,381 0 $0
Firefighters 3 $8,818 $35,272 11 $1,760
Totals for Government 64 $172,921 $32,422 19 $16,131


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,806)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; GALLATIN, TN; FT enrollment: 4,215)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 44 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
Public high schools in Franklin:
  • FRANKLIN-SIMPSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 400 S COLLEGE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES CENTER ALT SCH (Students: 29; Location: 205 IRIS DR; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Franklin:
  • FAITH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 66; Location: 1008 W CEDAR; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Franklin:
  • SIMPSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 721 WITT RD; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • FRANKLIN-SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 322 S COLLEGE ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 601 JOHN J. JOHNSON AVE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 211 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Franklin:
  • FRANKLIN MENNONITE ELEM (Students: 22; Location: MENNONITE CHURCH RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Franklin:
  • GOODNIGHT MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $309,438; Location: 203 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 30,094 books; 99 audio materials; 185 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Green Lawn Cemetery (1).


Franklin compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:
  • WFKN (1220 AM; 0 kW; FRANKLIN, KY; Owner: WFKN, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WQKR (1270 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, TN; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WYFN (980 AM; 5 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: BIBLE BRADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVR-FM (96.7 FM; AUBURN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCVK (90.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMTY. B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNPL (106.7 FM; BELLE MEADE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WRQQ (97.1 FM; GOODLETTSVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WNPX-LP (Channel 20; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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