Franklin, Georgia

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Franklin, Georgia

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High Points

Franklin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

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Racial Diversity
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Top 15% Franklin Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Franklin, Georgia

Comparing Franklin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Age of the Population 7 10
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 3
People Above Poverty 1 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7

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Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 52 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Heard
Standard Zip Codes 30217
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.277
Longitude -85.098

Franklin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 55 F
Apr Temp 45 to 77 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station NEWNAN 4 NE
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 55 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Franklin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 902 100%
Male 395 43.8%
Female 507 56.2%
Under 18 223 24.7%
18+ 679 75.3%
65+ 218 24.2%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 623 69.1%
African-American 270 29.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.1%

Estimated Franklin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 897
Growth -5
Growth % -0.6%

Franklin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 48%
US/American 27.5%
English 8.3%
Irish 5.4%
German 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Italian 1.2%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
New Zealander 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Franklin 902 $23,571
Ephesus 388 $44,250
Grantville 1,309 $33,594
Hogansville 2,774 $32,979
LaGrange 25,998 $36,438
Roopville 177 $30,625
Whitesburg 596 $29,167
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Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

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A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.  

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Management
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Franklin High Schools (2004)

Serves 515 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

Franklin Colleges

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