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Franklin, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin had a population of 8,710 as of July 1, 2016. Franklin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 43.4484 and longitude -71.6678 in Merrimack County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.28 sq. miles and a water area of 1.84 sq. miles. Merrimack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 305 feet.

The City of Franklin (GNIS ID: 873600) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin: East Village, Franklin Falls, Pemigewasset, Pemigewasset Village, Salisbury.


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Franklin, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,710
Population in Households 8,501
Population in Familes 6,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 209
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,504
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,216
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,013 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,491 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 579 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $182,118
Average Home Value $203,539
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,573
Average Household Income $56,893
Per Capita Income $23,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.44%
Households 0.45% 0.45%
Families 0.27% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Franklin, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 81st
Population Density1 # 86 12th
Diversity Index2 # 39 61st
Median Household Income # 75 24th
Per Capita Income # 88 10th

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