The Town of Franklin had a population of 3,764 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||6,326|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,408|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,734|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||2.32|
|Population in Households||3,738|
|Population in Familes||2,798|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Median Household Income||$31,254|
|Average Household Income||$43,464|
|Per Capita Income||$18,938|
|Total Housing Units||2,170 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||963 (44.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||721 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||486 (22.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$164,106|
|Average Home Value||$185,829|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
The table below compares Franklin to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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.
|Total Population||# 206||72nd|
|Population Density||# 314||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 454||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 623||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 575||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.