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People

Total Population 1,050
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 26.9%
Employed Population 16+ 539
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $48,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 12.8%

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

Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 130 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 68939
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.096
Longitude -98.952

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 FRANKLIN #2
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 37 to 68 F
Annual Precip 25.2 inches
Station HARLAN COUNTY LAKE
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 24 inches
Station SMITH CENTER
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ash Grove (68939)

Macon (68939)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Campbell 303 $45,625
Hildreth 487 $60,625
Naponee 80 $48,750
Riverton 109 $36,719
Upland 158 $58,750

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

Franklin Public Libraries

Library
Franklin Public Library
1502 P STREET
Franklin, Nebraska
(308) 425-3162

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Franklin Hospitals

FRANKLIN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
P O BOX 315, 1406 Q ST
(308) 425-6221
Emergency Service: Yes

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Franklin High Schools

FRANKLIN SECONDARY SCHOOL
308-425-6283
Serves 170 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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