Franklin Information

Franklin Information

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

General Franklin Information

State: North Carolina

County: Macon County

Close cities: Enfield, NC, Topton, NC, Forest Hills, NC, Otto, NC, Highlands, NC, Franklin, NC, Scaly Mountain, NC, Flat Rock, NC, Harmony, NC

Franklin Population (census data)
Total 3,938 (+12.2% since 2000)
Male 1,746 (44.3%)
Female 2,192 (55.7%)

Population Density: 1,028 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 89.1 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 3.83 square miles

Median Household Income: $23,659

Zip Codes: 28744, and 28734.

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Franklin Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (13.6%)
  • German (13.0%)
  • United States (10.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (10.3%)
  • Irish (9.0%)
  • Scottish (6.1%)

Local Franklin Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: University of North Carolina, Western Carolina University

Franklin School Information

High Schools
Franklin High (100 Panther Drive, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
Macon County Early College High School (815 Siler Road, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Macon Middle (1345 Wells Grove Road, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Cartoogechaye Elementary (3295 Old Murphy Road, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
Cowee Elementary (51 Cowee School Drive, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
Cullasaja Elementary (145 River Road, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
East Franklin Elementary (100 Watauga Street, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
Iotla Elementary (1166 Iotla Church Road, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)
South Macon Elementary (855 Addington Bridge Road, Franklin, NC, 28734 - Macon County Schools District)

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