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Franklin is a city in Howard County, in the Columbia metro area.
The community was named for Benjamin Franklin
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Franklin. For links to other places called Franklin, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Franklin is 39.011N. The longitude is -92.753W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 113.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Howard 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 65274 ZIP code.
16% 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 $15,104, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
Howard 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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