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Franklin Town city, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin Town had a population of 33,972 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin Town city population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 33,972
Daytime Population: Workers 16,776
Daytime Population: Residents 15,506
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 33,085
Population in Familes 29,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 887
Population Density2 1,276
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $104,475
Average Household Income $127,858
Per Capita Income $44,458


Total Housing Units 11,954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,172 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,497 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $444,092
Average Home Value $467,226


Total Households 11,669
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 8,715
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.99% 0.86%
Households 0.82% 0.79%
Families 0.79% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 2017 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 # 30 88th
Per Capita Income # 77 69th

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