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Franklin Park, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Franklin Park had a population of 14,599 as of July 1, 2020. Franklin Park ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin Park is located at latitude 40.5834 and longitude -80.0878 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Franklin Park encompass a land area of 13.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The Borough of Franklin Park (GNIS ID: 2086666) 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 Park: Franklin.


Franklin Park, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 14,599 (100%)
Population in Households 14,599 (100.0%)
Population in Families 13,391 (91.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,080
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $133,900
Average Household Income $171,954
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $60,977
Wealth Index5 265


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,810 (92.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 367 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $356,416
Average Home Value $394,038
Housing Affordability Index3 175


Total Households 5,177
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 4,219
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.79% 0.4%
Households 0.9% 0.47%
Families 0.81% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
Owner Occupied HU   0.44%


Franklin Park, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Park to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 46 97th
Population Density # 1033 41st
Median Household Income # 17 99th
Housing Affordability Index # 525 30th
Per Capita Income # 33 98th
Diversity Index # 273 84th

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