Franklin is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 1,922 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in office and administrative support (14.42%), management occupations (11.31%) and sales jobs (9.12%).
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 is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Franklin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.