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. 43.45% 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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in management occupations (10.00%), sales jobs (9.31%), and office and administrative support (7.59%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Franklin has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Franklin a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Franklin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Franklin has a very low overall level of education: only 6.52% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Franklin in 2010 was $16,200, 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 $64,800 for a family of four. Franklin also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.53% 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 German, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Franklin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.