Franklinton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,456 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Franklinton is the 277th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Franklinton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Franklinton is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklinton who work in management occupations (21.65%), office and administrative support (9.79%), and sales jobs (8.63%).
Also of interest is that Franklinton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.14% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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 better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.73% of adults in Franklinton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Franklinton in 2018 was $20,005, 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 $80,020 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 Irish, German, French, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Franklinton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.