Franklin is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 949 people and just one neighborhood, Franklin is the 108th largest community in Nebraska. Franklin has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Franklin is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.06% of the Franklin workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Franklin is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in management occupations (11.50%), sales jobs (9.96%) and office and administrative support (6.64%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Franklin is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Franklin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Franklin perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.09 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Franklin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.