The Town of Franklin had a population of 3,844 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||3,816|
|Population in Familes||2,877|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||28|
|Median Household Income||$32,305|
|Average Household Income||$44,149|
|Per Capita Income||$19,227|
|Total Housing Units||2,171 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||953 (43.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||764 (35.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||454 (20.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$165,678|
|Average Home Value||$187,526|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.79%|
|Per Capita Income||1.91%|
The table below compares Franklin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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.
|Total Population||# 203||73rd|
|Population Density||# 315||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 457||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 628||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 603||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.