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 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, 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Franktown has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Franktown has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Franktown than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Franktown may be for you.
Franktown is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Franktown isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Franktown is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.