Most Expensive Franklin Square Neighborhoods
Franklin Square is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 29,728 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Franklin Square is the 43rd largest community in New York.
Franklin Square home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Franklin Square real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Franklin Square is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Franklin Square is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin Square who work in office and administrative support (17.36%), sales jobs (14.23%) and management occupations (8.75%).
Because of many things, Franklin Square 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 Square really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Franklin Square 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.
In Franklin Square, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.88 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Franklin Square is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Franklin Square area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The overall education level of Franklin Square is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.81% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Franklin Square in 2010 was $33,224, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,896 for a family of four. However, Franklin Square contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Franklin Square is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Franklin Square home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franklin Square residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Franklin Square also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Franklin Square include Italian, Irish, German, Polish and Greek.
Franklin Square also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.98%.
The languages spoken by people in Franklin Square are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Franklin Square is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, Other Asian languages and Tagalog.
|FRANKLIN SQUARE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,859|
|FRANKLIN SQUARE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.64%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.36%|
|TYPE OF FRANKLIN SQUARE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||81.48%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.17%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||13.98%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.24%|
|SIZE OF FRANKLIN SQUARE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.62%|
|AGE OF FRANKLIN SQUARE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.72%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||9.24%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||75.75%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.30%|
|FRANKLIN SQUARE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$459,180|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,627|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.77%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.72%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.46%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||5.20%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||32.17%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||38.35%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||20.74%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||0.53%|
|PEOPLE OF FRANKLIN SQUARE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.15%|
|5 TO 17||15.89%|
|18 TO 24||8.71%|
|25 TO 34||11.77%|
|35 TO 54||27.36%|
|55 TO 64||14.58%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.54%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.98%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$92,123|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,224|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.07%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.65%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.56%)
Public Service (3.81%)
Information Technology (2.56%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.63%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||6.99%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.05%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||16.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (40.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (64.78%)
Other Asian languages (3.06%)
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