The Town of Franklin had a population of 3,946 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 35.1799 and longitude -83.3823 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,119 feet.
The Town of Franklin (GNIS ID: 2406519) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||3,918|
|Population in Familes||2,944|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||28|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,213 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,022 (46.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||744 (33.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||447 (20.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$161,565|
|Average Home Value||$183,651|
|Median Household Income||$30,638|
|Average Household Income||$42,602|
|Per Capita Income||$18,589|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.51%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
The table below compares Franklin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 194||74th|
|Population Density1||# 303||59th|
|Diversity Index2||# 457||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 613||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 558||25th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.