Franklin Town city, MA Profile: Facts & Data


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Franklin Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin Town had a population of 33,743 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin Town city is located at latitude 42.0849 and longitude -71.4106 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles.

The City of Franklin Town (GNIS ID: 618321) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin Town city: City of Franklin, Town of Franklin.

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Franklin Town city, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 33,743
Population in Households 32,868
Population in Familes 29,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 875
Population Density2 1,267
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $107,029
Average Household Income $133,613
Per Capita Income $46,437


Total Housing Units 11,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,127 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,465 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $470,542
Average Home Value $494,746


Total Households 11,592
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 8,661
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.93%
Households 0.64% 0.89%
Families 0.61% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Franklin Town city, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Town city to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 83rd
Population Density # 133 46th
Diversity Index # 114 54th
Median Household Income # 32 87th
Per Capita Income # 80 68th

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