Franklin Information

Franklin Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Franklin, KY

General Franklin Information

State: Kentucky

County: Simpson County

Close cities: Schweizer, KY, Adairville, KY, Gold City, KY, Woodburn, KY, Franklin, KY, South Union, KY, Bowling Green, KY, Auburn, KY

Franklin Population (census data)
Total 8,019 (+0.3% since 2000)
Male 3,795 (47.3%)
Female 4,224 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,078 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.7 (US Avg is 100)

Franklin Elevation: 720 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1983

Land Area: 7.44 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,310

Zip Codes: 42135, and 42134.

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Franklin Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.6%)
  • Black (16.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (22.1%)
  • Irish (7.0%)
  • English (5.8%)
  • German (5.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.7%)
  • Scottish (1.4%)

Local Franklin Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Tennessee Titans
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: Austin Peay State University, Western Kentucky University

Franklin School Information

High Schools
Franklin-Simpson High School (400 South College Street, Franklin, KY, 42135 - Simpson County District)
Middle Schools
Franklin-Simpson Middle School (322 South College Street, Franklin, KY, 42134 - Simpson County District)
Elementary Schools
Franklin Elementary School (211 South Main Street, Franklin, KY, 42134 - Simpson County District)
Lincoln Elementary School (601 John J. Johnson Avenue, Franklin, KY, 42134 - Simpson County District)
Simpson Elementary School (721 Witt Road, Franklin, KY, 42134 - Simpson County District)

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