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People

Total Population 3,893
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 28%
Employed Population 16+ 1,313
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 47.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.8%
Median Earnings25+ $26,003
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,878
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,852

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,093
% Above Poverty Level 66.6%
% Below Poverty Level 33.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.7%
Median Gross Rent $701
Median House Value $156,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.6%
Irish 8.7%

Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles SW of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Macon
Standard Zip Codes 28734
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28744
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.182
Longitude -83.381

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 3 W
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 48 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station COWEETA EXP STATION
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 71.8 inches
Station CULLOWHEE
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Burningtown (28734)

Cartoogechaye (28734)

Cowee (28734)

Cullasaja (28734)

East Franklin (28734)

Ellijay (28734)

Hickory Knoll (28734)

Higdonville (28734)

Iotla (28734)

Prentiss (28734)

Riverside (28734)

Union (28734)

Watauga (28734)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cullowhee 5,531 $16,563
Dillsboro 319 $49,063
Highlands 1,082 $78,958
Sylva 2,581 $43,182
Webster 391 $71,250

Franklin Hospitals

ANGEL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
120 RIVERVIEW ST PO BOX 1209
(828) 369-4231
Emergency Service: Yes

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Franklin High Schools

FRANKLIN HIGH
100 PANTHER DRIVE
828-524-6467
Serves 1,059 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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