Franklinton, NC


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Franklinton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,135 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Franklinton is the 308th largest community in North Carolina.

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 sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklinton who work in sales jobs (12.59%), management occupations (12.09%), and office and administrative support (10.47%).

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.

The citizens of Franklinton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.06% of adults in Franklinton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Franklinton in 2010 was $16,625, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,500 for a family of four. However, Franklinton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Franklinton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.83% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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. Franklinton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.91% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Franklinton include English, German, French , and Italian.

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

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