Franklinton is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,782 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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklinton who work in teaching (15.19%), maintenance occupations (12.03%), and sales jobs (8.23%).
As is often the case in a small town, Franklinton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Franklinton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.04% of adults in Franklinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Franklinton in 2010 was $17,634, 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 $70,536 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Franklinton include English, French , German, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Franklinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.