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Franklin, Nebraska              

Date generated: 4/21/2014


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Franklin, Nebraska

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  Franklin is 41 miles south of Interstate 80 on Highway 10. The city is located at the Junction of Hwy 10 and Hwy 136 on the Republican River.

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General:
Last CensusCurrent Year%
2010
2012
    Change
Franklin.......1,000983-1.7%
Franklin County .......3,2253,188-1.1%
Labor Market Population1.......66,99666,766-0.3%

1) Labor market population is the county population plus the contiguous county population.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, March 2013. City populations estimated to be released July 2013.

County Age Distribution (2012) :
Age: 0-19 20-24 25-44 45-64 65+ 85+ Total % Split
Male......... 373 79 284 502 364 42 1,602 50.3 %
Female...... 352 62 294 467 411 79 1,586 49.7 %

Total: 725 141 578 969 775 121

Median Age (2012):     State 36.3 years       County 49.0 years

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, County Population Estimates by Selected Age and Gender. Released June 2012.
State Data. U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey

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Nebraska
State
(2011)
Franklin
County
(2012)
Area
Labor Force
(2012)1
Labor Force.....1,020,9131,83737,311    
Total Employment.....980,6681,77936,025    
Unemployment.....40,248581,286    
Unemployment as % of Labor Force.....4.4%3.2%3.5%    

1) Area labor force and employment data are for the county plus the contiguous counties.
For further information regarding underemployment in the area, please contact NPPD at (800) 282-6773.
Source: Year end 2012, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Online Data, Released 6/28/2013.

Wages: Sample of hourly wage rates in manufacturing occupations (production and/or clerical).
Job Title 10th
Percentile
Median 90th
Percentile
Accountants and Auditors$18.12$26.48$47.55
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other$9.69$13.68$18.36
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$8.63$14.26$26.66
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$9.92$14.02$21.06
Civil Engineers$20.69$33.83$50.64
Computer Operators$8.83$13.19$17.72
Computer Programmers$16.89$26.81$40.21
Computer Systems Analysts$17.67$31.98$52.38
Customer Service Representatives$9.00$13.53$20.61
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders$12.72$15.89$18.76
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$10.15$13.13$19.20
Data Entry Keyers$8.23$10.24$15.62
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$10.41$13.88$20.60
Driver/Sales Workers$8.04$9.75$18.99
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians$14.60$30.73$35.15
Electrical Engineers$26.08$32.71$47.59
Electricians$11.34$18.26$27.95
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$11.01$16.41$19.10
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks$7.87$8.95$11.13
Industrial Engineers$23.47$33.04$46.68
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$12.97$20.04$28.94
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$10.21$12.74$17.24
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$8.67$12.53$17.19
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$10.55$15.67$18.63
Machinists$11.49$15.43$22.87
Maintenance Workers, Machinery$15.58$19.15$23.85
Mechanical Engineers$24.31$35.64$45.53
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists$19.82$26.38$32.73
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$13.27$20.80$23.61
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$12.17$16.45$18.96
Nursing Assistants$9.27$10.98$14.53
Office Clerks, General$8.21$10.93$15.91
Orderlies$8.83$10.92$14.11
Packers and Packagers, Hand$8.39$12.35$14.80
Receptionists and Information Clerks$8.79$11.54$15.16
Registered Nurses$20.15$25.68$34.63
Retail Salespersons$8.08$9.71$20.29
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$8.94$12.94$18.63
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$10.63$14.51$19.22
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$8.06$9.79$18.44
Telemarketers$12.64$13.98$15.30
Tool and Die Makers$14.70$23.10$28.67
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer$11.73$18.02$26.22
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services$8.71$11.96$23.63
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$12.17$16.43$22.72
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders$16.89$21.37$27.24

Source: Nebraska Workforce Development, Occupational Employment Statistics Program, Fourth Quarter 2013.

Percent of Manufacturing Labor Force Unionized............0%
Number of Work Stoppages in Past 5 Years ............0

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Motor Freight Carriers:
  More than 13,500 licensed motor carriers with worldwide connections are based in Nebraska and serve businesses throughout North America.
Nebraska Right in the Middle!

Transit Time for Carload or Truckload Lots to:
Destination
Distance by
Hwy. Miles
Days by
Railroad
Days by
Motor Freight
Omaha.....2171-2 days1 Day
Lincoln.....1641-2 days1 Day
Chicago.....6811-3 days1-2 days
Dallas.....6103-4 days2-3 days
Denver.....4051-3 days1-2 days
Kansas City.....2991-3 days1-2 days
Los Angeles.....14184-7 days2-3 days
Minneapolis.....5921-3 days1-2 days
New York.....14514-7 days3-5 days
St. Louis.....5511-3 days2-3 days
Legal Trucking Distances - Nebraska

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Electricity:

 State Electric Power Deregulated.....   No

Electric System Operator: City of Franklin
  phone - (308) 425-6295
  website - www.franklinnebraska.com
  email - cityhall@gtmc.net

Wholesale Supplier: Southern Power District
  phone - (800) 579-3019
  website - www.southernpd.com

Additional Comments: Franklin buys most of its electricity, but is capable of generating on its own.

Natural Gas:
Natural Gas Service Available.....Yes
Supplier in Community.....Kinder Morgan

Water:
Provider.....City of Franklin
Major Source.....Wells
If Wells, Average Depth.....170 feet
Rated Capacity.....5,184,000.000 mgd
Average Capacity.....2,592,000.000 mgd
Peak Demand.....2,000.000 mgd
Storage Capacity.....50,000 gallons
Hardness.....17 ppm
Treated.....No
Temperature Range.....53 (degrees Fahrenheit)

Sanitation/Waste Water:
Name of Provider.....City of Franklin
Type of Service.....Gravity
Sewer Connection Fee.....Yes

Telecommunications:
Name of Local Service Provider.....Frontier and Glenwood
Number of Long Distance Service Providers.....5

top of page TAX STRUCTURE

Actual Valuation of City: $19,220,616 (year 2001)
Real Property Tax Rates ($ per $100 of actual value):
For Year: 2001
City.......$0.7990610
County.......$0.4653570
School.......$0.9886800
Other.......$0.1983340
Total Real Property.......$2.4514320

Bond Indebtedness:
For Year: 2001
General Obligation.........$320,000.00
Revenue.........$0.00
County.........$0.00
School.........$0.00

top of page EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
 
Public Schools# of SchoolsEnrollmentTeacher/Student Ratio
Elementary 11711:11
Senior High 11781:4

top of page RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
 
Type of facilities in city or within 30 minutes:
Public Golf Course(s).....1
Public Tennis Court(s).....1
Public Swimming Pool(s).....1
Public Park(s).....3
Public Camp Ground(s).....1
Nearest Public Access to Lake or River.....2 mile(s)
Camping.....Yes
Swimming.....Yes
Fishing.....Yes
Motorized Boats.....Yes
Water Skiing/Tubing.....Yes

Franklin is the home of Nebraska's biggest canoe race.

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Number of Single Units Built in Last 2 Years..... 2
Average Cost Per Square Foot of Single Units Built in Last 2 Years..... $54
Average Cost of Houses Sold (last 2 years)..... $45,000

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Number of Hospitals in Community.....1
Number of Beds in Hospital(s).....15
Number of Outpatient Clinics.....1
Medical Personnel in or Serving Community:
Medical Doctor(s) / Physician Assistant(s).....3
Dentist(s) / Orthodontist(s).....2
Nurse(s) (registered or practical).....26
Veterinarian(s).....4

top of page COMMERCIAL SERVICES
Machine Shops in City.......1
Tool & Die Services in City.......1

Type of Newspaper in City.......weekly

Number of TV Channels Received without Cable.......5
Cable Antenna Television Serves City.......Yes
Maximum Number of Cable Channels Received.......30

Number of Protestant Churches.......5
Number of Catholic Churches.......1

Number of Motels & Hotels in Community.......1
Total Number of Rooms Available.......12

Number of Banks in City.......2Assets: $13,982,000
Number of Savings & Loan Firms.......0

Chamber of Commerce.......Yes
Chamber Executive is Full-Time.......No

top of page LARGEST EMPLOYERS

Leading Employers in Community:

#1.Business Name:Franklin Co Hospital
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 71   (Male: 5   Female: 66)
Year Established:1952
Unions:No
Products/Service:Medical service
 
#2.Business Name:Franklin Public School
Service Sector: Government
Employment Number: Total: 55   (Male: 18   Female: 37)
Year Established:1900
Unions:No
Products/Service:Education
 
#3.Business Name:City of Franklin
Service Sector: Government
Employment Number: Total: 11   (Male: 7   Female: 4)
Year Established:1879
Unions:No
Products/Service:Public service
 
#4.Business Name:Franklin County
Service Sector: Government
Employment Number: Total: 53   (Male: 32   Female: 21)
Year Established:1879
Unions:No
Products/Service:County service
 
#5.Business Name:Franklin Nursing center
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 44   (Male: 3   Female: 41)
Year Established:1975
Unions:No
Products/Service:Care for aged
 
#6.Business Name:Franklin State bank
Service Sector: Services
Employment Number: Total: 11   (Male: 4   Female: 7)
Year Established:1902
Products/Service:Banking service
 

top of page INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
Industrial Buildings Available in Community.......2
Details Available Online.......Yes
Details Available in Print.......Yes

top of page INDUSTRIAL SITES
Controlled Industrial Sites Available in Community.......1
Details Available Online.......No
Details Available in Print.......No

top of page COMMUNITY NOTES
Our Community: Franklin is the "Best of the Good Life" where good honest folks enjoy the Good life.

Suggested Sites:
Please feel free to browse our new web site and tell us what you think. come visit when you can. @ www.franklinnebraska.com
 
 
State Contacts:Catherine Lang, Director
Neb. Dept. of Economic Development
PO Box 94666
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-4747 or (800) 426-6505
Email: catherine.lang@nebraska.gov
Website: www.NebraskaAdvantage.org
 Rick Nelsen, Economic Development Manager
Nebraska Public Power District
PO Box 499
1414 15th Street
Columbus, NE 68601
Phone: (402) 563-5534 or (800) 282-6773, ext. 5534
Fax: (402) 563-5090
Email: econdev@nppd.com
Website: sites.nppd.com

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