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Franklin is a city in Merrimack County, in the Concord metro area.

The community was named for Benjamin Franklin, statesman.

The latitude of Franklin is 43.444N. The longitude is -71.647W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 308 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,613.


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Median household income
Local
$34,613
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Franklin demographic reports
Franklin is at the junction of the Winnipesaukee and Pemigewasset rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Pemigewasset Village
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel Webster, statesman
· Jenna Lewis, one of the best-known contestants in the summer 2000 Survivor TV show
· Arthur Schlesinger Jr., historian (summer resident)
Nearby parks & recreation: Franklin Falls Dam
Historic sites and museums: Daniel Webster Birthplace
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Franklin residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franklin was $17,155, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Franklin include Franklin Falls Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $441.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $967.


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Libraries in Franklin include Franklin Public Library ... View libraries

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Merrimack County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin political report.

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The average commute time for Franklin workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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