Franklin, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 4,721 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 2,228  (47.2%)
Females: 2,493  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 07416.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,898 (it was $44,985 in 2000)
Franklin:

$69,898
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $37,034 (it was $19,386 in 2000)

Franklin borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $196,086 (it was $117,700 in 2000)
Franklin:

$196,086
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $295,899; detached houses: $308,641; townhouses or other attached units: $228,877; in 2-unit structures: $326,357; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,248; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,226; mobile homes: $42,781

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,112.

March 2019 cost of living index in Franklin: 112.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.1% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Franklin, NJ (2019)
    • 4,17787.4%White alone
    • 2976.2%Hispanic
    • 1853.9%Black alone
    • 360.8%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Two or more races

Races in Franklin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Franklin, New Jersey as of September 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Franklin is 817 to 1.


Crime rates in Franklin by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.6)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(63.4)
1
(21.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.7)
2
(40.7)
2
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(19.1)
2
(38.6)
7
(137.3)
5
(98.7)
5
(97.8)
0
(0.0)
7
(138.8)
2
(40.7)
2
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
6
(124.6)
2
(41.9)
1
(21.1)
8
(170.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(343.7)
9
(173.5)
20
(392.2)
13
(256.5)
11
(215.1)
16
(316.1)
16
(317.2)
10
(203.5)
12
(244.5)
15
(308.1)
3
(62.3)
4
(83.8)
1
(21.1)
3
(63.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(1,413)
58
(1,118)
76
(1,490)
86
(1,697)
130
(2,542)
140
(2,766)
136
(2,696)
86
(1,750)
105
(2,140)
91
(1,869)
63
(1,309)
42
(879.9)
36
(760.3)
44
(936.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(38.2)
7
(135.0)
2
(39.2)
2
(39.5)
2
(39.1)
2
(39.5)
3
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.6)
1
(20.8)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(38.2)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index93.2106.2133.3108.7145.3167.5174.5120.9123.1101.383.351.1129.0101.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Franklin, NJ

Crime rate in Franklin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.40
New Jersey average:

4.23
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Ancestries: American (24.5%), Italian (15.4%), Irish (10.4%), Jamaican (6.8%), German (4.7%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,052 people per square mile   (low).

Franklin, New Jersey map

308 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 2.5% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This borough:

6.5%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,704 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,256 (3.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (21.2 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (33.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (39.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Hamburg borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Ogdensburg borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Vernon Center, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Sussex borough, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Ross Corner, NJ (2.6 miles),
Highland Lake, NJ (2.7 miles ),
Lake Mohawk, NJ (2.8 miles ),
Branchville borough, NJ (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Fluorescent Mineral Capital of the World

Area code commonly used in this area: 973

Distribution of median household income in Franklin, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Franklin, NJ in 2019
Franklin satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Historical population in Franklin, NJ
Historical housing units in Franklin, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in Franklin, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Franklin, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Financial managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Franklin, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Franklin, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.301. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.64. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.64
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0940. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0940
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Franklin-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Franklin borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 16.9 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Franklin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 196.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 239.1 miles away from Franklin center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 237.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Franklin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Franklin:

  • IN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SPARTA, NJ)
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL/SUSSEX (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SUSSEX, NJ)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOC OF SAINT CLARE'S, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPARTA, NJ)
  • ANDOVER SUBACUTE AND REHAB II (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ANDOVER, NJ)
  • SUSSEX COUNTY HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWTON, NJ)
  • KAREN ANN QUINLAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEWTON, NJ)
  • NEWTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; NEWTON, NJ)

Heliports located in Franklin:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Franklin:

  • Sussex County Community College (about 10 miles; Newton, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,402)
  • County College of Morris (about 19 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,427)
  • Centenary College (about 23 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 24 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Orange County Community College (about 24 miles; Middletown, NY; FT enrollment: 4,742)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 25 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 26 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)

Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin:

  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 489, Location: 50 WASHINGTON AVENUE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HARDYSTON TOWNSHIP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 50 ROUTE 23, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Franklin:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 211, Location: 65 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Franklin: Walkill Country Club (A), Black Bear Golf Course (B), Wallkill Valley First Aid Squad (C), Franklin Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Franklin include: Immaculate Conception Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Temple Shalom (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Franklin Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wildcat Branch (A), Franklin Pond Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Franklin Heritage Museum (95 Main Street), Franklin Mineral Museum Inc (32 Evans Street).

Hotel: Four Seasons Motel & Efficiencies (Highway 23).

Courts: Franklin Borough - Zoning Board- Tax Assessor- Municipal Court- Construction Of (46 Main Street), Franklin Borough - Municipal Court (19 Hospital).

Birthplace of: Charles Joseph Fletcher - Inventor.

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin and their reported violations in the past:

FRANKLIN BOARD OF PUBLIC (Population served: 5,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-16-2011 and JAN-26-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2012)
HILLSIDE ESTATES AT FRANKLIN (Address: OFF RT 517 , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Franklin that have no violations reported:

  • WOK N SUSHI (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.0%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Franklin in 2000:

  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Franklin (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Franklin/Route 23 Branch at 382 State Route 23, branch established on 2006/12/08. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Valley National Bank: Route 23 Branch at 288 Route 23, branch established on 1990/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Lakeland Bank: Franklin Branch at 25 Route 23, branch established on 1988/10/17. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $2,820.0 mil, Deposits: $2,260.3 mil, headquarters in Newfoundland, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.
  • SussexBank: Sussexbank at 399 Route 23, branch established on 1976/02/09. Info updated 2010/12/17: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Sussex Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Franklin Branch at 300 Route 23, branch established on 1849/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Franklin:

Marital status in Franklin, NJ
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Franklin:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Franklin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Franklin, NJ (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,40016
Mainline Protestant9,21136
Evangelical Protestant4,36831
Other1,34512
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1821
None77,459-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Sussex County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
Sussex County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Sussex County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

23.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sussex County:

15.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Franklin:

51.2%
New Jersey:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.6%
New Jersey:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Franklin:

21.4%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Franklin:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

58.3%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.5%
New Jersey:

80.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Franklin, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$118,300$94,6400$0
Streets and Highways 6$24,192$48,3842$939
Water Supply 4$24,026$72,0780$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,238$66,7148$1,493
Financial Administration 3$14,652$58,6082$4,794
Judicial and Legal 2$8,002$48,0124$1,546
Police - Other 1$3,536$42,43214$7,470
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$2,214
Totals for Government 35$214,946$73,69631$18,456

Franklin government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,777,000 ($376.40)
    Sewerage: $1,560,000 ($330.44)
    General - Other: $1,452,000 ($307.56)
    Regular Highways: $732,000 ($155.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $483,000 ($102.31)
    Water Utilities: $412,000 ($87.27)
    Central Staff Services: $312,000 ($66.09)
    Financial Administration: $191,000 ($40.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $134,000 ($28.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000 ($19.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $77,000 ($16.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($2.54)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($6.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $239,000 ($50.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($6.57)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($3.81)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($3.18)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($2.12)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($1.27)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,691,000 ($570.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $137,000 ($29.02)

Franklin government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,694,000 ($358.82)
    Other: $105,000 ($22.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($14.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $144,000 ($30.50)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.06)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $602,000 ($127.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $590,000 ($124.97)
    Other: $18,000 ($3.81)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - Property: $5,641,000 ($1194.87)
    Other License: $37,000 ($7.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($4.24)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $13,000 ($2.75)

Franklin government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,149,000 ($667.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,879,000 ($609.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000 ($57.19)

Franklin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,706,000 ($573.18)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Morris County, NJ  1.41% ($55,940 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.57% ($60,396)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.44% ($72,878)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Morris County, NJ  1.29% ($85,071 average AGI)
to Warren County, NJ  0.32% ($62,870)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.28% ($65,635)
Businesses in Franklin, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
Blockbuster1Starbucks1
Burger King1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Harmon Face Values1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Franklin:

  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSX (96.7 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: PORT JERVIS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRPJ (88.9 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Franklin:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
Franklin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Franklin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.5mTotal length
  • $3,052,000Total costs
  • 91,814Total average daily traffic
  • 4,735Total average daily truck traffic
  • 111,441Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Franklin, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Franklin, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Franklin)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hunterdon Comm Cherryville Klinsvile Rd (Lat: 40.554556 Lon: -74.903778), Structure height: 83 m, Call Sign: WZN658,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.7600 MHz, 39.8000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2021, Expiration Date: 01/17/2031, Registrant: New Jersey State Police, River Rd, West Trenton, NJ 08625, Phone: (609) 963-6900, Email:
  • Hunterdon Comm Cherryville Klinsville Rd (Lat: 40.554556 Lon: -74.903778), Structure height: 79 m, Call Sign: WNHS410,
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.212 MHz, 852.237 MHz, 852.662 MHz, 853.137 MHz, 856.462 MHz, 856.712 MHz, 856.962 MHz, 857.212 MHz, 857.462 MHz, 857.712 MHz... (+13 more), Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/15/2025, Registrant: New Jersey State Police, River Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628, Phone: (609) 882-2000
  • TRAP ROCK, Rockingham (Lat: 40.402222 Lon: -74.618333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WPTT808,
    Assigned Frequencies: 471.825 MHz, 471.975 MHz, 472.325 MHz, 472.350 MHz, 472.900 MHz, 477.400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/13/2021, Certifier: Jeff Carter, Registrant: Emergency Services Systems, Inc, 492 Mountaintop Dr., Lehighton, PA 18235, Phone: (908) 910-9172, Email:
  • Lat: 41.117194 Lon: -74.582833, Call Sign: WPZZ652, Licensee ID: L00785198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1200 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 04/16/2024, Certifier: William J Sabo, Registrant: Franklin Borough Board Of Education
  • 260 State Route 23 (Lat: 41.129444 Lon: -74.575556), Call Sign: WQBP671,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 11/18/2004, Expiration Date: 11/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 78 Veronica Ave (Lat: 40.475833 Lon: -74.492500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 154 m, Overall height: 154.5 m, Call Sign: WQDA836,
    Assigned Frequencies: 471.562 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2005, Expiration Date: 07/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2005, Certifier: John Mazza, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • Lat: 40.462722 Lon: -74.552833, Call Sign: WRJB241, Licensee ID: L00094799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 802.356 MHz, 769.618 MHz, 772.868 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2020, Expiration Date: 07/29/2030, Certifier: Rich Hibbard, Registrant: Commissioners Of Fire District 1, 370 Campus Dr., Somerset, NJ 00875, Phone: (732) 356-4446, Fax: (732) 356-4447, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Franklin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: FLIGHT DESIGN GMBH CTSW (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 38BC, N38BC, N-38BC, Serial Number: 06-06-08, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/16/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Francis J Fanelli, 7 Big Spring Rd, Franklin, NJ 07416, Other Owners: Brian G Madigan

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$214,56318$168,05681$191,3837$74,7145$127,0002$35,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$134,5003$96,6678$217,6252$13,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$257,5005$73,00033$201,7587$64,0003$178,0003$47,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$147,0003$178,66720$187,7500$01$98,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$160,6670$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3728.00 , 3729.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$418,5001$225,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$180,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$211,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3728.00 , 3729.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Franklin, NJ - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2006, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Franklin, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.2%), and Outside Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Franklin, NJ
    • 12849.2%Structure Fires
    • 7830.0%Outside Fires
    • 2810.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2610.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Franklin, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Franklin, NJ
  • 61.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.1%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Franklin, NJ
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Franklin compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2021.