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Franklin Springs, Georgia
|• Total||2.20 sq mi (5.69 km2)|
|• Land||2.18 sq mi (5.64 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||817 ft (249 m)|
|• Density||437/sq mi (168.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0331767|
Franklin Springs is located in southeastern Franklin County at Royston. U.S. Route 29 passes through the center of the city, leading east 2 miles (3 km) to the center of Royston and southwest 28 miles (45 km) to Athens. Carnesville, the Franklin County seat, is 9 miles (14 km) to the northwest via Georgia State Route 145.(34.284598, -83.143402). It is bordered to the east by
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Franklin Springs has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.82%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 762 people, 208 households, and 133 families residing in the city. The population density was 363.6 people per square mile (140.1/km²). There were 227 housing units at an average density of 108.3/sq mi (41.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.90% White, 6.82% African American, 1.71% Asian, 0.92% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population.
There were 208 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the city, the population was spread out with 11.2% under the age of 18, 44.1% from 18 to 24, 13.3% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 76.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $45,714, and the median income for a family was $61,500. Males had a median income of $30,156 versus $24,792 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,321. None of the families and 3.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.2% of those over 64.
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