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Population (year 2000): 8,346. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,594 (+3.0% change)
Males: 3,689 (44.2%), Females: 4,657 (55.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $31,687 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,900 (year 2000)

Franklin, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Franklin:

  • Black (52.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (12.3%), United States (10.4%), Irish (5.0%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), Italian (1.6%).Virginia forum

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Franklin,

For population 25 years and over in Franklin

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Franklin city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-1.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Suffolk, (22.5 miles www.all-hotels.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: VA Norfolk, (48.3 miles www.nytimes.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (260.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA Courtland, (9.7 miles Como, NC (13.4 miles) , VA (13.9 miles Newsoms, VA (15.9 miles Windsor, VA (16.2 miles Ivor, Capron, VA (18.8 miles) , VA (19.6 miles Boykins, NC (19.7 miles Winton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2005: 62 buildings, average cost: $118,100

Latitude: 36.67 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Area code: 757

Franklin, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.6%), Manufacturing (23.5%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +569 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,591 (47.7%)

Crime in Franklin by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 24.0
Rapes 1 0 2 1
    per 100,000 12.0 0.0 24.0 12.0
Robberies 10 9 17 8
    per 100,000 119.8 107.8 203.7 95.9
Assaults 19 19 27 18
    per 100,000 227.7 227.7 323.5 215.7
Burglaries 60 56 35 22
    per 100,000 718.9 671.0 419.4 263.6
Thefts 419 329 226 267
    per 100,000 5020.4 3942.0 2707.9 3199.1
Auto thefts 29 24 26 23
    per 100,000 347.5 287.6 311.5 275.6
365.2 305.5 298.0 269.1

Average climate in Franklin, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Franklin,

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the Franklin city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Greg Scott - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Oct 2, 1979).


Hospital/medical center in Franklin:
  • SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 FAIRVIEW DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Franklin:
  • LOUISE OBICI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SUFFOLK, VA)
  • ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • RIVERSIDE REHAB INSTITUTE (about 42 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Franklin:
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; ID: PHF)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 49 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: NGU)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 49 miles; HAMPTON, VA; ID: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Franklin:
  • FRANKLIN MUNI-JOHN BEVERLY ROSE (about 3 miles; FRANKLIN, VA; ID: FKN)
  • WAKEFIELD MUNI (about 22 miles; WAKEFIELD, VA; ID: AKQ)
  • SUFFOLK MUNI (about 23 miles; SUFFOLK, VA; ID: SFQ)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 66 $95,724 $17,404 75 $34,996
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 166 $525,859 $38,013 5 $3,955
College/University in Franklin:
  • PAUL D CAMP COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 720; Location: 100 N COLLEGE DR; Public; Website: www.pc.cc.va.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 46 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 7,133)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; HAMPTON, VA; FT enrollment: 5,249)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 5,820)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,641)
Public high school in Franklin:
  • FRANKLIN HIGH (Students: 427; Location: 310 CRESCENT DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Franklin:
  • ROCK CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 130 LAKEVIEW RD.; Grades: 1 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Franklin:
  • S. P. MORTON ELEM (Students: 603; Location: 300 MORTON STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HUNTERDALE ELEM. (Students: 427; Location: 23190 SEDLEY RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JOSEPH P. KING JR. MIDDLE (Students: 350; Location: 507 1/2 W. THIRD AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)

Notable locations in Franklin: Franklin Gymnasium (A), Franklin Public Library (B).

Churches in Franklin include: Cool Spring Church (A), Saint Jules Church (B), Saint Lukes African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Sanctified Church (D), Union Chapel (E), Union Church (F), High Street Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H).

Cemeteries: Poplar Springs Cemetery (1), Franklin Municipal Cemetery (2), Memorial Park (3).

Parks in Franklin include: Franklin Municipal Pool (1), Franklin Historic District (2).

Post office: (A).  


Franklin compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:
  • WLQM (1250 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:
  • WLQM-FM (101.7 FM; FRANKLIN, VA; Owner: FRANKLIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WBXB (100.1 FM; EDENTON, NC; Owner: EDENTON CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDLZ (98.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Franklin:
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

 

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