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Franklinton is in Washington Parish, in the Bogalusa metro area.

It is the parish seat.

The latitude of Franklinton is 30.846N. The longitude is -90.153W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 154 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,641.


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Median household income
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$20,955
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Franklinton demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklinton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington Parish 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 70438 ZIP code.

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3% of Franklinton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklinton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franklinton was $11,273, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Franklinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Franklinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $627.


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Libraries in Franklinton include Enon Branch, Pine Branch, Thomas Branch, Washington Parish Library ... View libraries

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Washington Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklinton political report.

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

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