Franklin Park is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 14,415 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Franklin Park is the 74th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Franklin Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Franklin Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Franklin Park is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 91.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Franklin Park is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin Park who work in management occupations (23.35%), healthcare (11.38%), and sales jobs (9.21%).
Also of interest is that Franklin Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Franklin Park 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, Franklin Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Franklin Park 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 borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Franklin Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Franklin Park’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Franklin Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Franklin Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Franklin Park in 2010 was $53,405, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,620 for a family of four.
Franklin Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Franklin Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franklin Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Franklin Park include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Franklin Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Korean.