Franklin, Ohio

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Franklin, Ohio

Introduction to Franklin, Ohio

Franklin, Ohio, in Warren county, is 5 miles NE of Middletown, Ohio (center to center) and 28 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cincinnati metropolitan area. There are an estimated 11,396 people in Franklin.

Franklin History

General William C. Schenck founded Franklin in 1796. It was named after Benjamin Franklin. The area was officially incorporated in 1814 and achieved the status of a city in 1951. At one point of time in its history, Franklin was renowned as a paper manufacturing center. In 1971, the city got a Garbage Recycling Plant which was supposed to be the world’s largest at that time.

Franklin and nearby Attractions

  • Franklin Golf Club
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
  • Valley Vineyards Winery
  • Wildwood Golf Club
  • Sycamore Creek Country Club
  • Old River Park

Things To Do In Franklin

Since the city lies along the Great Miami River, the waterfront is a popular area for relaxation and recreational activities. There are several golf clubs which are frequented by lovers of the game. One can also visit parks in the neighborhood which have provisions for many different activities. The city celebrates annual holidays with special programs.

Franklin Transportation

Cleveland-Hopkins International offers air transportation facilities.

Franklin Higher Education

University of Akron, Stark State College of Technology, and Kent State University-Stark Campus are all nearby.

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Comparative Profile of Franklin, Ohio

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
People Above Poverty 5 4
Median Family Income 5 5
College Educated Adults 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 5
Public Transportation Use 3 4
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Housing Recently Built 5 8
People Living Alone 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3

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Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NE of Middletown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Warren
Standard Zip Codes 45005
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.558
Longitude -84.304

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 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station XENIA 6 SSE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Franklin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 11,396 100%
Male 5,412 47.5%
Female 5,984 52.5%
Under 18 3,030 26.6%
18+ 8,366 73.4%
65+ 1,339 11.7%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 2.99
White 11,112 97.5%
African-American 93 0.8%
Asian 46 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.1%
Other 37 0.3%
Mixed Race 94 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 81 0.7%

Estimated Franklin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 12,410
Growth 1,014
Growth % 8.9%

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
US/American 33.7%
German 16.8%
English 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
Irish 10.4%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.8%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
European 1.5%
Hungarian 0.9%
Polish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
British 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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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:

Blue Ball (45005)

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 11,396 $45,152
Carlisle 5,121 $50,599
Germantown 4,884 $54,617
Miamisburg 19,489 $56,996
Middletown 51,605 $43,867
Monroe 7,133 $62,528
Springboro 12,380 $78,786

Franklin Public Libraries

Franklin Public Library
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(937) 746-2665
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Franklin High Schools (2004)

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Serves 865 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

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