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People

Total Population 726
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 26.7%
Employed Population 16+ 270
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,227
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 11.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32%
Median Gross Rent $348
Median House Value $169,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 5%

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

Franklin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles N of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Pendleton
Standard Zip Codes 26807
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.642
Longitude -79.331

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 NE
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station SPRUCE KNOB
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 76 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station MONTEREY
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Harman 106 $29,375

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

Franklin Public Libraries

Library
Pendleton County Public Library
504 MAIN STREET
Franklin, West Virginia
(304) 358-7038

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Franklin High Schools

PENDLETON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
147 MAPLE AVENUE
304-358-2573
Serves 556 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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