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People

Total Population 1,931
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,014
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 60.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.4%
Median Earnings25+ $51,266
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,962
Median Earnings With High School Degree $50,129

Wealth

Median Family Income $102,454
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,528
Median House Value $242,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
US/American 0%
English 16.5%
Irish 19.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of Manchester, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts
County New London
Metro Area New London - Norwich
Standard Zip Codes 06254
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.608
Longitude -72.146

Franklin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NORWICH PUB UTIL PLANT
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Station MANSFIELD HOLLOW LAKE
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Station GROTON
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Franklin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Franklin Hill (06254)

North Franklin (06254)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Franklin High Schools

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FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
206 POND RD.
860-642-7063
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 234 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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