Living in Franklin, LA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Franklin SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9

Franklin, LA Crime Report

325
Total Crimes
4,728.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
84.08%
Above National Average

Franklin, LA Cost Of Living

85
Franklin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Franklin, Louisiana Info Snack

Franklin is a small city in and the parish seat of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 7,660 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Morgan City Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
7,097
Unemployment
12.0%
Poverty
23.7%
Median Home
$78,000
Median Income
$35,852
Median Rent
$756

Franklin, LA Photos

Rankings for Franklin in Louisiana

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Map Of Franklin, LA

Population over time in Franklin

Year Population % Change
2017 7,097 -2.0%
2016 7,244 -1.3%
2015 7,339 -1.3%
2014 7,435 -0.6%
2013 7,483 -1.1%
2012 7,564 -1.0%
2011 7,638 -1.1%
2010 7,726 -0.7%
2009 7,780 -
Crime/100k Franklin LA USA
Violent Crime 756.5 537.5 368.9
Murder 29.1 11.4 5.0
Robbery 58.2 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 669.2 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 3971.5 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 1600.2 668.1 376.0
Larceny 2225.8 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 145.5 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Franklin

White
36.6% (2,596)
African American
58.9% (4,178)
American Indian
0.3% (18)
Asian
0.2% (15)
Hawaiian
0.1% (7)
Other
0.1% (5)
Two Or More
1.3% (89)
Hispanic
2.7% (189)
Race Franklin LA USA
White 36.6% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 58.9% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.7% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Franklin, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
12.5% (88,746)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (57,725)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (93,871)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.7% (104,391)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.7% (118,418)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.4% (152,136)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.5% (39,382)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.5% (38,843)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (11,059)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (5,125)
Income Franklin LA USA
Less than $10,000 12.5% 9.6% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 12.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.7% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.7% 12.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.4% 16.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.5% 10.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.5% 12.3% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.3% 7.0%

Gender in Franklin

Female
49.3% (3,501)
Male
50.7% (3,595)
Gender Franklin LA USA
Female 49.3% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Franklin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (212)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (922)
High School / GED
54.0% (3,832)
Some College
13.0% (922)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (496)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (425)
Master's Degree
3.0% (212)
Professional Degree
1.0% (70)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Franklin LA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 54.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Franklin

Overall User Rating
4.5
/5

Little Giant

I live in Franklin and I never heard a gun shot


HomeSnacks User

I also used to live in Franklin and I loved it! I now live in Baton Rouge and the crime rate is much higher here then in Franklin

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