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Franklin is a city in Franklin County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the county
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Franklin. For links to other places called Franklin, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Franklin is 40.096N. The longitude is -98.952W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,864 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 990.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68939 ZIP code.
50% of Franklin residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $15,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $216. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $592.
Libraries in Franklin include Franklin Public Library ... View libraries
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin political report.
The average commute time for Franklin workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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