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 35,872 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Franklin is the 22nd 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Franklin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.80%), management occupations (11.46%), and sales jobs (10.98%).

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.

The education level of Franklin citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.63% of adults in Franklin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Franklin in 2010 was $40,163, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,652 for a family of four.

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 Norwegian.

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