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Demographics

People

Total Population3,930
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens23.4%
Employed Population 16+1,534
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,896
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,991
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,396

Wealth

Median Family Income$38,906
% Above Poverty Level65.8%
% Below Poverty Level34.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone40.8%
Median Gross Rent$682
Median House Value$155,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.6%
German13.2%
English12.1%
Irish8.9%
Scottish2.8%
Italian2.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Canadian0.9%
Slovene0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Czech0.6%
Polish0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
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Franklin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macon County
Standard Zip Codes28734
P.O. Box Zip Codes28744
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.18
Approximate Longitude-83.38

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)

StationFRANKLIN 3 W
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 48 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationCOWEETA EXP STATION
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 49 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 69 F
Annual Precip71.8 inches
StationCULLOWHEE
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cullowhee5,556$50,671
Dillsboro232$50,313
Highlands1,144$79,917
Sylva2,599$46,098
Webster438$56,500

Franklin Hospitals

Angel Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
120 Riverview Street
(828) 524-8411

Franklin Public Schools

Cartoogechaye Elementary
3295 Old Murphy Road
ZIP: 28734
(828) 524-2845
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
East Franklin Elementary
100 Watauga St
ZIP: 28734
(828) 524-3216
Primary
Total Enrollment 388
Franklin High
100 Panther Drive
ZIP: 28734
(828) 524-6467
High
Total Enrollment 931
Iotla Valley Elementary
1166 Iotla Church Road
ZIP: 28734
(828) 524-2938
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Macon Early College High School
77 Siler Farm Road
ZIP: 28734
(828) 306-7006
High
Total Enrollment 183
Macon Middle School
1345 Wells Grove Rd
ZIP: 28734
(828) 524-3766
Middle
Total Enrollment 565
Mountain View Intermediate
161 Clarks Chapel Road
ZIP: 28734
(828) 349-1325
Middle
Total Enrollment 571
South Macon Elementary
855 Addington Bridge Road
ZIP: 28734
(828) 369-0796
Primary
Total Enrollment 499
Union Academy
158 Union School Rd
ZIP: 28734
(828) 369-1277
Other
Total Enrollment 114

Franklin Private Schools

Macon County Juvenile School
1950 Lakeside Dr
ZIP: 28734
Secondary
Total Enrollment 5
Trimont Christian Academy
98 Promise Ln
ZIP: 28734
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 59
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