Franktown, CO

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Franktown Profile


Overview

Franktown is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 428 people and just one neighborhood, Franktown is the 207th largest community in Colorado.

Franktown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Franktown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Franktown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Franktown is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franktown who work in art, media, and design (32.22%), computer science and math (21.11%), and healthcare (15.56%).

Of important note, Franktown is also a town of artists. Franktown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Franktown’s character.

Also of interest is that Franktown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.11% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Franktown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Franktown 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, Franktown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Franktown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Franktown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.97 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Franktown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Franktown Demographics

The population of Franktown overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Franktown, 21.19% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Franktown in 2018 was $22,829, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,316 for a family of four. However, Franktown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Franktown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franktown residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Franktown include Italian, French, German, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Franktown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Franktown, CO HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Franktown VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CO* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cherry Valley Elementary School
9244 South State Highway 83
Franktown, CO 80116
KG-06
Douglas County High School
2842 Front Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
09-12
Sagewood Middle School
4725 Fox Sparrow Road
Parker, CO 80134
06-08
Ponderosa High School
7007 East Bayou Gulch Road
Parker, CO 80134
09-12
Franktown Elementary School
1384 North State Highway 83
Franktown, CO 80116
PK-05
Mesa Middle School
365 Mitchell Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
07-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE 1


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Colorado

(10 is best)

Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.9% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 32.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 8.1%

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