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Franklin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin had a population of 6,347 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 41.383 and longitude -79.8321 in Venango County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Venango County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The City of Franklin (GNIS ID: 1215638) 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 6,347
Daytime Population: Workers 5,338
Daytime Population: Residents 3,738
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,076
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 6,088
Population in Familes 4,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 259
Population Density2 1,357
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $38,370
Average Household Income $52,554
Per Capita Income $23,678


Total Housing Units 3,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,453 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,355 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $69,526
Average Home Value $87,698


Total Households 2,808
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,623
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 -0.42% -0.65%
Households -0.32% -0.62%
Families -0.45% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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 # 191 89th
Population Density # 908 49th
Diversity Index # 630 64th
Median Household Income # 1520 14th
Per Capita Income # 1223 31st

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