LA

National Population : 333,590,059
Louisiana State Population : 4,925,693

About Franklin, LA

Franklin, LA is located in St. Mary County in the state of Louisiana.

The total City Population for Franklin is about 12,803 with about 261 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,844.

The Average Home Value is $85,100.00, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Home Value of $125,814.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 55% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $37,243.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,453.00 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 35% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Franklin is about 12%.

Louisiana is ranked #42 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.35 out of 100.

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Voting

St. Mary County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 45.62% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63.88%
Democratic: 34.74%
Libertarian: 0.75%
Other: 0.63%


Nearby Locations

Baldwin, LA (3.77 mi.)
Jeanerette, LA (13.04 mi.)
Patterson, LA (13.81 mi.)
Berwick, LA (18.26 mi.)
Morgan City, LA (18.97 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 70538
Latitude : 29.699291
Longitude : -91.626090
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 0 ft.
Area Code(s) : 337

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.67
Male Population Estimate : 48.48%
Female Population Estimate : 51.52%
Median Age : 39.2
Male Median Age : 37.5
Female Median Age : 40.6

White Population Estimate : 49.29%
Black Population Estimate : 48.74%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.00%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.88%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.83%
Other Population Estimate : 0.82%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Franklin specifically.
Average # of Homicides for St. Mary County: About 9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for St. Mary County: About 517 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

St. Mary County is about 58% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 44% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.