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Franklin is a very small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 1,918 people and just one neighborhood, Franklin is the 159th largest community in Connecticut.
Franklin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Franklin is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), management occupations (10.80%) and sales jobs (10.80%).
In addition, Franklin is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Franklin has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Franklin a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Franklin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Franklin citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.43% of adults in Franklin have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Franklin in 2010 was $31,518, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,072 for a family of four.
The people who call Franklin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franklin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Franklin include English, French, Polish, Italian, Irish and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Franklin is English.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$226,347|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Low cost relative to CT, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Rural (based on population density) , farms|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 6 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some East Asian and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
206 POND RD, NORTH FRANKLIN, CT 06254
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
222 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||89.2||62.0|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.4||4.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.0||0.4|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||13.1||34.0|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||22.4|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||2.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO CT*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Franklin appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Connecticut appreciation rates (state-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
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in Connecticut 1 in 367
National Median 29.1
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in Connecticut 1 in 46
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