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People

Total Population 3,793
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 23.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,238
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 44.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,661
% Above Poverty Level 79.7%
% Below Poverty Level 20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $506
Median House Value $121,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.4%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 7.4%

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

Franklinton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles N of Kenner, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 70438
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.846
Longitude -90.153

Franklinton 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 FRANKLINTON 3 SW
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64.2 inches
Station TYLERTOWN 2 WNW
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 60 F
Apr Temp 54 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches
Station MCCOMB PIKE CO AP
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 64.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sheridan (70438)

Thomas (70438)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Angie 252 $63,750
Bogalusa 12,006 $32,147
Folsom 697 $47,857
Sun 323 $39,688
Tangipahoa 607 $31,250
Varnado 355 $32,143

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

Franklinton Public Libraries

Library
Washington Parish Library
825 FREE STREET
Franklinton, Louisiana
(985) 839-7806

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Franklinton High Schools

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FRANKLINTON HIGH SCHOOL
1 DEMON CIRCLE
985-839-6781
A Title I School.
Serves 620 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

PINE HIGH SCHOOL
27164 HIGHWAY 62
985-848-5243
A Title I School.
Serves 589 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

VOCATIONAL CAREER CENTER
616 T. W. BARKER DRIVE
985-839-6218
A Vocational School

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