Franklin is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 1,987 people and just one neighborhood, Franklin is the 159th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Franklin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Franklin is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in management occupations (14.34%), office and administrative support (13.18%) and teaching (8.43%).
Also of interest is that Franklin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Franklin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Franklin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Franklin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Franklin’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.