Franklin, Nebraska

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Franklin, Nebraska
City
Downtown Franklin, west side of 15th Ave, looking south from between M and N Streets, 2010
Downtown Franklin, west side of 15th Ave, looking south from between M and N Streets, 2010
Location of Franklin, Nebraska
Location of Franklin, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°5′43″N 98°57′11″W / 40.09528°N 98.95306°W / 40.09528; -98.95306Coordinates: 40°5′43″N 98°57′11″W / 40.09528°N 98.95306°W / 40.09528; -98.95306
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Franklin
Government
 • Mayor George R. Kleen
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.56 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,864 ft (568 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,000
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 929
 • Density 1,000/sq mi (390/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68939
Area code(s) 308
FIPS code 31-17530[4]
GNIS feature ID 0829385[5]

Franklin is a city in Franklin County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,000 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Franklin County.[6]

History[edit]

Franklin was founded in the 1870s.[7] It was named for Benjamin Franklin.[8]

Former Nebraska Governor, Ashton Shallenberger, collapsed and then died a few moments later while giving a speech in Franklin on February 22, 1938.[9][10]

Geography[edit]

Franklin is located at 40°5′43″N 98°57′11″W / 40.09528°N 98.95306°W / 40.09528; -98.95306 (40.095357, -98.953083).[11] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 78
1890 556 612.8%
1900 756 36.0%
1910 949 25.5%
1920 1,055 11.2%
1930 1,103 4.5%
1940 1,272 15.3%
1950 1,602 25.9%
1960 1,194 −25.5%
1970 1,193 −0.1%
1980 1,167 −2.2%
1990 1,112 −4.7%
2000 1,026 −7.7%
2010 1,000 −2.5%
Est. 2016 929 [3] −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,000 people, 443 households, and 264 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,010.1 inhabitants per square mile (390.0/km2). There were 519 housing units at an average density of 524.2 per square mile (202.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 443 households of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.4% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 23.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 27.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.8% male and 54.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,026 people, 440 households, and 272 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,028.4 people per square mile (396.1/km²). There were 498 housing units at an average density of 499.2 per square mile (192.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.42% White, 0.39% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population.

There were 440 households out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.85.

Age spread: 22.8% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 32.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 76.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $27,315, and the median income for a family was $32,639. Males had a median income of $25,156 versus $16,739 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,181. About 7.8% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "Franklin, Franklin County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 131. 
  9. ^ Shallenberger, Ashton Cokayne, (1862 - 1938)
  10. ^ A. Shallenberger, Ex-congressman
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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