Franklin

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  4. Franklin Employment Information
  5. Franklin Family Information
  6. Franklin Education Information
  7. Franklin Business Information
  8. Franklin Public Benefits Information
  9. Franklin Criminal Information
  10. Franklin Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Franklin Zip Codes


Franklin Legal Resources

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Franklin Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 29,560
  • Land Area (2000): 69.262 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.702 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508, 774
  • Alias(es) (2003): FRANKLIN

Franklin Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2000 29,691 2003 29,984 2005 30,108
2001 29,701 2004 30,096 2006 31,079
2002 29,926     2007 31,478

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Houses (2000): 10,327
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 786
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 793

Franklin Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 28,043 94.87%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,517 5.13%

Franklin Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Franklin Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 17,842
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $721,231,000 / $198,107,000

Franklin Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 12,513 11,764 750 5.99% 60
1991 12,790 11,771 1,019 7.97% 80
1992 13,130 12,159 971 7.40% 74
1993 13,488 12,677 811 6.01% 60
1994 14,022 13,369 653 4.66% 47
1995 14,179 13,525 654 4.61% 46
1996 14,684 14,170 514 3.50% 35
1997 15,396 14,937 458 2.98% 30
1998 15,818 15,445 373 2.36% 24
1999 16,390 16,007 383 2.34% 24
2000 15,855 15,521 335 2.11% 21
2001 16,055 15,559 496 3.09% 31
2002 16,084 15,339 744 4.63% 46
2003 16,064 15,250 814 5.07% 51
2004 15,939 15,244 696 4.36% 44
2005 16,349 15,714 635 3.88% 39
2006 16,523 15,880 643 3.89% 39
2007 16,688 16,055 634 3.80% 38
2008 16,772 16,076 696 4.15% 41
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 16,743 16,034 709 4.23% 42
Feb 2008 16,665 16,000 665 3.99% 40
Mar 2008 16,717 16,062 655 3.92% 39
Apr 2008 16,665 16,094 571 3.43% 34
May 2008 16,577 15,901 676 4.08% 41
Jun 2008 16,942 16,146 796 4.70% 47
Jul 2008 17,034 16,282 752 4.41% 44
Aug 2008 16,958 16,237 721 4.25% 43
Sep 2008 16,647 15,927 720 4.33% 43
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Franklin Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 880 10.89%
2. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 737 9.12%
3. Finance and Insurance 615 7.61%
4. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 524 6.49%
5. Educational Services 393 4.86%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 360 4.46%
7. Public Administration 319 3.95%
8. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 289 3.58%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 221 2.74%
10. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 190 2.35%
11. Health Care 181 2.24%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 180 2.23%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 175 2.17%
14. Repair and Maintenance 175 2.17%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 163 2.02%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 148 1.83%
17. Chemical Manufacturing 141 1.75%
18. Machinery Manufacturing 127 1.57%
19. Other Transportation 115 1.42%
20. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 111 1.37%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 989 14.28%
2. Finance and Insurance 859 12.40%
3. Educational Services 852 12.30%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 516 7.45%
5. Social Assistance 327 4.72%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 267 3.85%
7. Public Administration 227 3.28%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 207 2.99%
9. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 166 2.40%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 159 2.30%
11. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 155 2.24%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 142 2.05%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 131 1.89%
14. Construction 112 1.62%
15. Department and Other General Stores 110 1.59%
16. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 109 1.57%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 99 1.43%
18. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 93 1.34%
19. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 80 1.15%
20. Other Direct Selling Estab 74 1.07%

Franklin Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer Specialists 575 7.12%
2. Other Management Occupations 462 5.72%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 413 5.11%
4. Top Executives 372 4.60%
5. Engineers 345 4.27%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 327 4.05%
7. Operations Managers Non Finance 319 3.95%
8. Other Installation / Maintenance 299 3.70%
9. Other Production Occupations 291 3.60%
10. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 282 3.49%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 203 2.51%
12. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 195 2.41%
13. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 191 2.36%
14. Vehicle Mechanics 184 2.28%
15. Accountants and Auditors 179 2.22%
16. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 169 2.09%
17. Business Operations Specialists 168 2.08%
18. Other Financial Specialists 168 2.08%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 165 2.04%
20. Other Food Preparation and Servers 155 1.92%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 564 8.14%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 494 7.13%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 477 6.89%
4. Registered Nurses 408 5.89%
5. Other Management Occupations 311 4.49%
6. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 279 4.03%
7. Business Operations Specialists 202 2.92%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 200 2.89%
9. Computer Specialists 198 2.86%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 183 2.64%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 157 2.27%
12. Accountants and Auditors 155 2.24%
13. Other Financial Specialists 152 2.19%
14. Operations Managers Non Finance 150 2.17%
15. Cashiers 149 2.15%
16. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 141 2.04%
17. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 137 1.98%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 133 1.92%
19. Customer Service Representatives 131 1.89%
20. Child Care Workers 128 1.85%

Franklin Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 12,515 58.87%
15-35 hours 3,170 14.91%
1-14 hours 1,073 5.05%
No regular hours 4,499 21.16%

Franklin Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 232 1.64%
5 AM-5:29 AM 378 2.67%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 646 4.56%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,357 9.58%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,851 13.07%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,376 16.78%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,295 16.21%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,927 13.61%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 778 5.49%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 634 4.48%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 265 1.87%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 87 0.61%
Noon-3:59 PM 730 5.16%
4 PM-11:59 PM 604 4.27%

Franklin Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 337 2.38%
5-9 1,420 10.03%
10-14 1,845 13.03%
15-19 1,462 10.32%
20-24 1,311 9.26%
25-29 583 4.12%
30-34 1,602 11.31%
35-39 682 4.82%
40-44 868 6.13%
45-59 1,711 12.08%
60-89 1,882 13.29%
At least 90 457 3.23%

Franklin Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 32 0.23% 6,926 48.91%
30-44 22 0.16% 3,130 22.10%
45-59 72 0.51% 1,639 11.57%
At least 60 889 6.28% 1,450 10.24%

Franklin Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 769 5.19%
 Car / truck / van, solo 12,121 81.86%
 Motorcycle 18 0.12%
 Other 35 0.24%
 Public transportation 1,015 6.85%
 Walked 202 1.36%
 Worked at home 647 4.37%

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Franklin Family Information

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Households (2000): 10,153 (28,928 people)
Families (2000): 7,894 (25,997 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 4,197
People at same address in 1995: 15,706

Franklin Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 322 3.17%
$10,000-$14,999 423 4.17%
$15,000-$19,999 327 3.22%
$20,000-$24,999 302 2.97%
$25,000-$29,999 242 2.38%
$30,000-$34,999 404 3.98%
$35,000-$39,999 429 4.23%
$40,000-$44,999 461 4.54%
$45,000-$49,999 279 2.75%
$50,000-$59,999 907 8.93%
$60,000-$74,999 1,315 12.95%
$75,000-$99,999 1,880 18.52%
$100,000-$124,999 1,275 12.56%
$125,000-$149,999 619 6.10%
$150,000-$199,999 632 6.22%
$200,000 or more 336 3.31%

Franklin Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,858 18.30%
 Family, 2 people 2,559 25.21%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 364 3.59%
 Family, 3 people 1,855 18.27%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 30 0.30%
 Family, 4 people 2,210 21.77%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 17 0.17%
 Family, 5 people 971 9.56%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.02%
 Family, 6 people 230 2.27%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 56 0.55%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Franklin Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,904 31.23%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,658 16.34%
Public Assistance 131 0.46%
Retirement 1,402 4.92%
Self Employment 1,203 4.22%
Social Security 2,000 7.01%
Supplemental Security 284 1.00%
Wage / Salary 8,737 30.64%
Other 1,193 4.18%

Franklin Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,752 40.09%
 With children under 18 4,112 59.91%

Franklin Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 462 4.39%
 Married 7,249 68.82%
 Never Married 2,606 24.74%
 Widowed 216 2.05%

Franklin Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 819 7.35%
 Married 7,305 65.57%
 Never Married 2,120 19.03%
 Widowed 897 8.05%

Franklin Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Franklin Education Information

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Franklin Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 398 1.94%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,297 6.31%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,008 24.35%
 Some college, no degree 3,976 19.33%
 Associate degree 1,715 8.34%
 Bachelors degree 5,605 27.26%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,566 12.48%

Franklin Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 459 1.55% 781 2.64% 1,240 4.19%
Kindergarten 500 1.69% 34 0.12% 534 1.81%
Grades 1-4 2,062 6.98% 73 0.25% 2,135 7.22%
Grades 5-8 1,778 6.01% 30 0.10% 1,808 6.12%
Grades 9-12 1,378 4.66% 198 0.67% 1,576 5.33%
Undergrad college 471 1.59% 840 2.84% 1,311 4.44%
Graduate or professional school 121 0.41% 167 0.56% 288 0.97%
Total 6,769 22.90% 2,123 7.18% 8,892 30.08%

Franklin Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Franklin Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 770
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $1,060,550,000
Retail sales (2002): $364,570,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $46,939,000
Franklin Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Franklin Public Benefits Information

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Franklin Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 28,083 97.16%
 Below Poverty Level 820 2.84%

Franklin Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Franklin Criminal Information

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Franklin Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2000 1.246 0.000 0.000 0.000 1.246 0.404 0.135 2.694 0.101 3.334
2001 0.673 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.673 0.000 0.505 3.401 0.067 3.973
2002 0.234 0.100 0.000 0.000 0.334 0.000 0.100 3.241 0.167 3.509
2003 0.200 0.067 0.000 0.033 0.300 0.000 0.334 3.168 0.334 3.835
2004 0.299 0.066 0.000 0.266 0.631 0.000 1.695 3.456 0.266 5.416
2005 0.166 0.066 0.000 0.000 0.232 0.000 1.428 2.391 0.498 4.318
2006 0.129 0.097 0.000 0.032 0.257 0.000 0.547 2.574 0.418 3.539
2007 0.127 0.032 0.000 0.032 0.191 0.000 0.445 2.414 0.286 3.145

Franklin Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 10 39
2005 10 43
2006 11 46
2007 11 46

Franklin Crime Index

Year  Index
2000 136
2001 138
2002 115

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Franklin Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Franklin Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,489 18.57%
10-19 Years 4,291 14.52%
20-29 Years 2,529 8.56%
30-39 Years 5,908 19.99%
40-49 Years 5,277 17.85%
50-59 Years 2,803 9.48%
60-69 Years 1,577 5.33%
70-79 Years 1,086 3.67%
80-89 Years 510 1.73%
90+ Years 90 0.30%

Franklin Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 14,487 49.01%
 Female 15,073 50.99%

Franklin Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 28,165 95.28%
 Asian 486 1.64%
 Hispanic/Latino 318 1.08%
 African-American 305 1.03%
 Multiracial 211 0.71%
 Amerindian 36 0.12%
 Other Race 32 0.11%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.02%

Franklin Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 9,496 26.26%
2. Italian 7,320 20.24%
3. English 4,303 11.90%
4. German 2,677 7.40%
5. French Non-Basque 1,938 5.36%
6. French Canadian 1,348 3.73%
7. Polish 1,298 3.59%
8. United States Or American 1,045 2.89%
9. Scottish 905 2.50%
10. Swedish 704 1.95%

Franklin Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 24,548 91.93%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 444 1.66%
3. Italian 379 1.42%
4. Chinese 222 0.83%
5. French 193 0.72%
6. Other Indo European 93 0.35%
7. Greek 73 0.27%
8. German 70 0.26%
9. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 66 0.25%
10. Armenian 62 0.23%

Franklin Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 27,998 94.72%
 Naturalized immigrant 931 3.15%
 Not a citizen 631 2.13%

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Franklin Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Franklin Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02038