Franklin is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 969 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Franklin is the 328th largest community in Georgia.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Franklin is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 50.80% of the Franklin workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Franklin is a city of production and manufacturing workers, managers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in management occupations (14.00%), teaching (7.20%), and sales jobs (6.40%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Franklin is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Franklin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Franklin have a very low rate of college education: just 7.53% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Franklin in 2010 was $15,600, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $62,400 for a family of four. Franklin also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.48% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Franklin is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Franklin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franklin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Franklin include English, German, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Franklin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.