Franklin, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Franklin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Franklin had a population of 315 as of July 1, 2017. Franklin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 40.3417 and longitude -78.8842 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,250 feet.

The Borough of Franklin (GNIS ID: 1215021) 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, 2017.

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Franklin, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 315
Daytime Population: Workers 55
Daytime Population: Residents 186
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 241
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 315
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 571
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $33,901
Average Household Income $43,941
Per Capita Income $19,726


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $36,232
Average Home Value $51,500


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.51%
Households -0.35% -0.66%
Families 0.46% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Franklin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1496 15th
Population Density # 1345 24th
Diversity Index # 729 59th
Median Household Income # 1671 5th
Per Capita Income # 1620 8th

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