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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklinton who work in management occupations (17.08%), office and administrative support (16.19%), and sales jobs (12.46%).

As is often the case in a small town, Franklinton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Franklinton rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.40% 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 $17,160, 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 $68,640 for a family of four. Franklinton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.01% 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. Important ancestries of people in Franklinton include English, German, Italian, and French .

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

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