Franklinton, LA

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Living in Franklinton

Franklinton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,781 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Franklinton is the 107th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some towns, Franklinton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Franklinton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Franklinton is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklinton who work in teaching (15.58%), maintenance occupations (12.17%), and sales jobs (11.45%).

Being a small town, Franklinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Franklinton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.46% of adults in Franklinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Franklinton in 2010 was $18,730, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,920 for a family of four. However, Franklinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Franklinton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Franklinton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franklinton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Franklinton include German, Irish, English, European, and French.

The most common language spoken in Franklinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

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