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 3,770 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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklinton who work in teaching (16.17%), healthcare suport services (13.02%), and office and administrative support (12.30%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Franklinton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Franklinton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Franklinton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Franklinton may be for you.

Franklinton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Franklinton rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.91% of adults 25 and older in Franklinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Franklinton in 2010 was $19,994, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,976 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 Irish, European, German, English, and French.

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

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