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Franklin, Merced County, California is located in California
Franklin, Merced County, California
Franklin, Merced County, California
Location in California
Country  United States
State  California
County Merced
Area
 • Total 2.010 sq mi (5.205 km2)
 • Land 2.010 sq mi (5.205 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
161 ft (49 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 6,149
 • Density 3,059.2/sq mi (1,181.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP Code
95348
GNIS feature ID 2583016

Franklin is a census-designated place in Merced County, California. Franklin sits at an elevation of 161 feet (49 m). The 2010 United States census reported Franklin's population was 6,149.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of which is land.

Demographics

At the 2010 census Franklin had a population of 6,149. The population density was 3,059.6 people per square mile (1,181.3/km2). The racial makeup of Franklin was 3,455 (56.2%) White, 273 (4.4%) African American, 77 (1.3%) Native American, 931 (15.1%) Asian, 12 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 1,072 (17.4%) from other races, and 329 (5.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,250 persons (52.9%).

The census reported that 6,149 people (100% of the population) lived in households, none (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and no one was institutionalized.

There were 1,680 households, 923 (54.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 891 (53.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 318 (18.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 161 (9.6%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 131 (7.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 17 (1.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 236 households (14.0%) were one person and 84 (5.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 3.66. There were 1,370 families (81.5% of households); the average family size was 4.05.

The age distribution was 2,164 people (35.2%) under the age of 18, 737 people (12.0%) aged 18 to 24, 1,553 people (25.3%) aged 25 to 44, 1,255 people (20.4%) aged 45 to 64, and 440 people (7.2%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 27.0 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females aged 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

There were 1,907 housing units at an average density of 948.9 per square mile, of the occupied units 1,033 (61.5%) were owner-occupied and 647 (38.5%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.9%. 3,493 people (56.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,656 people (43.2%) lived in rental housing units.

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