Franklin, Iowa

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Not to be confused with Franklin County, Iowa.
Franklin, Iowa
City
Examples of architecture in Franklin, Iowa.
Examples of architecture in Franklin, Iowa.
Location of Franklin, Iowa
Location of Franklin, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°39′59″N 91°30′43″W / 40.66639°N 91.51194°W / 40.66639; -91.51194Coordinates: 40°39′59″N 91°30′43″W / 40.66639°N 91.51194°W / 40.66639; -91.51194
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Lee
Area[1]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 143
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 142
 • Density 953.3/sq mi (368.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52625
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-28740
GNIS feature ID 0456723

Franklin is a city in Lee County, Iowa, United States. Franklin is noted for its stone and brick Federal architecture, uncommon in Iowa. The population was 143 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Franklin (formerly Franklin Centre) was laid out in 1840.[4] The city's namesake is Benjamin Franklin.[5]

Geography[edit]

Franklin is located at 40°39′59″N 91°30′43″W / 40.66639°N 91.51194°W / 40.66639; -91.51194 (40.666460, -91.511828).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1860 449 —    
1870 628 +39.9%
1880 367 −41.6%
1890 333 −9.3%
1900 210 −36.9%
1910 138 −34.3%
1920 119 −13.8%
1930 92 −22.7%
1940 80 −13.0%
1950 146 +82.5%
1960 174 +19.2%
1970 111 −36.2%
1980 142 +27.9%
1990 152 +7.0%
2000 136 −10.5%
2010 143 +5.1%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 143 people, 60 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 953.3 inhabitants per square mile (368.1/km2). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 426.7 per square mile (164.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.3% White and 0.7% Native American.

There were 60 households of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.0% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 24.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 136 people, 57 households, and 36 families residing in the city. The population density was 851.3 people per square mile (328.2/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 363.1 per square mile (140.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.79% White, 0.74% Native American, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.21% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $41,250. Males had a median income of $31,042 versus $14,107 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,129. There were 6.1% of families and 5.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 13.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ The History of Lee County, Iowa. Western Historical Company. 1879. p. 677. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.