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People

Total Population 505
Male Share of the Population 55.2%
Female Share of the Population 44.8%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 256
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,875
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $775
Median House Value $92,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24%
US/American 0%
English 23.4%
Irish 20.2%

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

Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 62638
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.62
Longitude -90.043

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 JACKSONVILLE 2 E
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station VIRDEN
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Clements (62638)

Rees (62638)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

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Franklin High Schools

FRANKLIN JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 199
217-675-2395
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 239 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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