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The Town of Franklin had a population of 3,951 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 35.1823 and longitude -83.3815 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Franklin 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.
|Total Population||3,951 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,932 (99.5%)|
|Population in Families||2,940 (74.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||19 ( 0.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$33,554|
|Average Household Income||$49,690|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,667|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,251 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||969 (43.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||806 (35.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||477 (21.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$153,801|
|Average Home Value||$198,993|
|Housing Affordability Index3||141|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.06%|
The table below compares Franklin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 206||72nd|
|Population Density||# 311||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 638||14th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 124||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 510||31st|
|Diversity Index||# 454||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.