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The City of Franklin had a population of 9,120 as of July 1, 2021. 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 43.4442 and longitude -71.6473 in Merrimack County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin: East Village, Franklin Falls, Pemigewasset, Pemigewasset Village, Salisbury.
|Total Population||9,120 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,912 (97.7%)|
|Population in Families||6,756 (74.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||208 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$51,552|
|Average Household Income||$64,758|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,173|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,201 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,269 (54.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,413 (33.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||519 (12.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$181,311|
|Average Home Value||$214,346|
|Housing Affordability Index3||134|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.79%|
The table below compares Franklin to the other 97 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 19||81st|
|Population Density||# 85||13th|
|Median Household Income||# 79||20th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 44||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 86||12th|
|Diversity Index||# 35||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.