Overview

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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,734
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+5,388
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$36,985
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,094
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,904

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,878
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$785
Median House Value$110,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23%
German17.2%
Irish11.1%
English7.7%
Italian3.6%
Scottish2.3%
Dutch1.2%
Polish1%
Arab0.9%
Egyptian0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Russian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Greek0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
African0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Franklin Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWarren County
Standard Zip Codes45005
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.55
Approximate Longitude-84.3

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
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationXENIA 6 SSE
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationDAYTON INTL AP
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carlisle5,337$80,893
Germantown5,505$62,625
Miamisburg19,974$70,689
Middletown48,449$52,129
Monroe14,013$96,542
Springboro18,042$119,429

Franklin Public Libraries

Franklin Public Library
44 E. 4TH ST
Franklin, Ohio
(937) 746-2665

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Franklin Hospitals

Atrium Medical Center
(Non-profit)
One Medical Center Drive
(513) 420-5102

Franklin Public Schools

Anthony Wayne Elementary School
16 Farm Ave
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8640
Primary
Total Enrollment 284
Franklin High School
750 E 4th St
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8610
High
Total Enrollment 825
Franklin Junior High School
136 E 6th St
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8630
Middle
Total Enrollment 450
George H Gerke Elementary School
312 Sherman Dr
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8650
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
Hampton Bennett Early Childhood Center
150 E 6th St
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-5290
Primary
Total Enrollment 221
Hunter Elementary School
4418 State Route 122
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8655
Primary
Total Enrollment 356
Pennyroyal Elementary School
4203 Pennyroyal Rd
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8660
Primary
Total Enrollment 253
William C Schenck Elementary School
350 Arlington Dr
ZIP: 45005
(937) 743-8665
Primary
Total Enrollment 221

Franklin Private Schools

Bishop Fenwick High School
4855 State Route 122
ZIP: 45005
Secondary
Total Enrollment 541
Middletown Christian School
3011 N Union Rd
ZIP: 45005
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 533
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