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New Franklin, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of New_Franklin, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°0′58″N 92°44′18″W / 39.01611°N 92.73833°W / 39.01611; -92.73833
Country United States
State Missouri
County Howard
 - Total 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 - Land 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,145
 - Density 858.6/sq mi (331.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65274
Area code(s) 660
FIPS code 29-51824[1]
GNIS feature ID 0723198[2]

New Franklin is a city in Howard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,145 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Columbia, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The country music singer Sara Evans was born here in 1971.



New Franklin is located at 39°0′58″N 92°44′18″W / 39.01611°N 92.73833°W / 39.01611; -92.73833 (39.016071, -92.738308)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,147 people, 483 households, and 310 families residing in the city. The population density was 858.6 people per square mile (332.4/km²). There were 517 housing units at an average density of 387.7/sq mi (150.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.68% White, 0.96% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.35% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.

There were 483 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,757, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $25,982 versus $18,919 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,657. About 8.7% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 21.1% of those age 65 or over.

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