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.
Real Estate Prices
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 a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Franktown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franktown who work in computer science and math (16.82%), art, media, and design (15.89%) and maintenance occupations (12.15%).
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.
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Franktown is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Franktown 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, Franktown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Franktown 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, Franktown has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Franktown a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Franktown is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Franktown, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Franktown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.