Franklin Information

Franklin Information

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

General Franklin Information

State: Louisiana

County: St Mary Parish

Close cities: Garden-City, LA, Patterson, LA, Centerville, LA, Lydia, LA, Jeanerette, LA, Bayou Vista, LA, Youngsville, LA, Berwick, LA, Charenton, LA, Baldwin, LA

Franklin Population (census data)
Total 7,760 (-6.1% since 2000)
Male 3,489 (45.0%)
Female 4,271 (55.0%)

Population Density: 749 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.7 (US Avg is 100)

Franklin Elevation: 16 feet above sea level

Land Area: 10.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,659

Zip Codes: 70538.

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Franklin Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (50.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (20.4%)
  • French Canadian (4.8%)
  • German (3.9%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • United States (3.3%)
  • English (3.1%)

Local Franklin Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: , Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Louisiana, , Nicholls State University

Franklin School Information

High Schools
Franklin Junior High School (525 Morris Street, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)
Franklin Senior High School (1401 Cynthia Street, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
J. A. Hernandez Elementary School (1400 Willow Street, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)
Lagrange Elementary School (2129 Chatsworth Road, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)
Thomas Gibbs Elementary School (264 Highway 318, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)
W. P. Foster Elementary School (101 Second Street, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Glencoe Charter School (4491 Lane Highway 83, Franklin, LA, 70538 - V B Glencoe Charter School - Agency District)
St. Mary Parish Alternative School (131 Clausen Road South, Franklin, LA, 70538 - Saint Mary Parish School Board District)

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