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 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Franklin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Franklin perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Franklin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.