Franklin, Illinois

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Franklin, Illinois

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High Points

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 7% Franklin Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Franklin, Illinois

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 6
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 5 6
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Franklin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 586 100%
Male 290 49.5%
Female 296 50.5%
Under 18 172 29.4%
18+ 414 70.6%
65+ 65 11.1%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 2.98
White 580 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Franklin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 580
Growth -6
Growth % -1%

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
Irish 25.5%
English 15.4%
US/American 15.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
German 13.7%
Dutch 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 2.5%
Italian 1.9%
Portuguese 1.6%
European 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Polish 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Franklin 586 $47,813
Modesto 252 $37,917
Murrayville 644 $50,476
New Berlin 1,030 $50,139
Scottville 140 $30,833
Waverly 1,346 $45,938
Woodson 559 $44,375
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Franklin High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 199
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 239 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

Franklin Colleges

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