Franklin, WI
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Living in Franklin

Franklin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 36,816 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Franklin is the 21st largest community in Wisconsin.

Franklin real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Franklin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Franklin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Franklin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Franklin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Franklin who work in office and administrative support (14.76%), management occupations (10.64%), and sales jobs (10.39%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Franklin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.62% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Franklin is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.62% of adults in Franklin have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Franklin in 2018 was $40,744, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,976 for a family of four. However, Franklin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Franklin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Franklin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Franklin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Franklin include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Franklin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.