The Town of Franklin had a population of 3,875 as of July 1, 2015.
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, 2015.
|Population in Households||3,847|
|Population in Familes||2,885|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||28|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,165 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,009 (46.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||731 (33.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||426 (19.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$126,389|
|Average Home Value||$155,594|
|Median Household Income||$29,548|
|Average Household Income||$40,035|
|Per Capita Income||$17,394|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.43%|
|Per Capita Income||2.44%|
The table below compares Franklin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 256||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 450||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 632||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 581||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.