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Franklin, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Franklin,MA index of house prices

Total population: 32,079 (Urban population: 30,433, Rural population: 1,646 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 11,130 (10,632 occupied: 8,518 owner occupied, 2,051 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

38%

Housing density: 416 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $1,093,802.

Median contract rent in 2016: $618 (lower quartile is $391, upper quartile is $771)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,023


Median gross rent in Franklin, MA in 2016: $677

Housing units in Franklin with a mortgage: 6,166 (534 second mortgage, 992 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,034


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Franklin, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $432,522 (it was $219,800 in 2000)
Franklin:

$432,522
Massachusetts:

$366,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $346,390 - $591,881

Household type by relationship:

Households: 653,239
  • In family households: 540,608 (116,996 male householders, 51,907 female householders)
    134,066 spouses, 197,825 children (189,784 natural, 4,588 adopted, 3,453 stepchildren), 7,406 grandchildren, 6,062 brothers or sisters, 7,064 parents, 5,893 other relatives, 9,006 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 112,631 (36,559 male householders (27,334 living alone)), 52,452 female householders (43,798 living alone)), 23,620 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17,611 (8,991 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

123,500 married couples with children.
20,654 single-parent households (3,498 men, 17,156 women).

91.9% of residents of Franklin speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,560 (8.1%)
(65.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Franklin, Massachusetts:

  • 16no bedroom
  • 1451 bedroom
  • 1,0922 bedrooms
  • 3,6273 bedrooms
  • 2,9934 bedrooms
  • 3885+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin, Massachusetts:

  • 42no bedroom
  • 6601 bedroom
  • 9542 bedrooms
  • 1813 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 205no vehicle
  • 1,5521 vehicle
  • 4,9652 vehicles
  • 1,1603 vehicles
  • 3074 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population

Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin in renter-occupied apartments

  • 317no vehicle
  • 9621 vehicle
  • 5062 vehicles
  • 923 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Franklin, Massachusetts:

  • 161 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 1233 rooms
  • 3694 rooms
  • 8475 rooms
  • 1,3976 rooms
  • 1,7967 rooms
  • 2,0688 rooms
  • 1,6289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin, Massachusetts:

  • 221 room
  • 1612 rooms
  • 4683 rooms
  • 6744 rooms
  • 3665 rooms
  • 1126 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 79+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Franklin, MA household income distribution

  • 227Less than $10,000
  • 360$10,000 to $14,999
  • 268$15,000 to $19,999
  • 251$20,000 to $24,999
  • 147$25,000 to $29,999
  • 303$30,000 to $34,999
  • 273$35,000 to $39,999
  • 319$40,000 to $44,999
  • 186$45,000 to $49,999
  • 580$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,022$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,613$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,527$100,000 to $124,999
  • 987$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,389$150,000 to $199,999
  • 977$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3241995 to March 2000
  • 1681990 to 1994
  • 1781985 to 1989
  • 1481980 to 1984
  • 641975 to 1979
  • 1091970 to 1974
  • 1471965 to 1969
  • 424Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Franklin population
Franklin commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 337
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,420
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,845
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,462
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,311
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 583
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,602
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 682
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 868
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,711
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,882
  • 90 or more minutes: 457
Franklin, MA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 49.5%
Number of people working at home: 852 (5.4% of all workers)

Franklin mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 12,121 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 769 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 26 (0%)
  • Railroad: 930 (6%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 202 (1%)
  • Other means: 35 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 647 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 6,760
 Italian: 5,923
 Unclassified or not reported: 3,564
 English: 2,466
 German: 1,420
 Other groups: 1,409
 United States or American: 1,045
 French Canadian: 949
 French (except Basque): 912
 Polish: 759
 Scottish: 540
 Scotch-Irish: 445
 Swedish: 375
 Russian: 276
 Canadian: 240
 Greek: 220
 Armenian: 217
 Ukrainian: 192
 Portuguese: 185
 British: 168
 Dutch: 168
 Lebanese: 163
 Norwegian: 139
 European: 134
 Lithuanian: 123
 Czech: 84
 Latvian: 79
 Danish: 74
 Austrian: 71
 Turkish: 53
 Cape Verdean: 42
 Slovak: 41
 Hungarian: 32
 Eastern European: 30
 Czechoslovakian: 29
 Swiss: 28
 Celtic: 26
 Brazilian: 23
 Finnish: 21
 Estonian: 15
 Acadian/Cajun: 15
 African: 12
 Haitian: 12
 Ugandan: 11
 Belgian: 9
 Romanian: 9
 Yugoslavian: 9
 Arab/Arabic: 7
 Albanian: 6
 Syrian: 6
 Slovene: 6
 Jamaican: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Scandinavian: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 14%Canada
  • 12%Italy
  • 10%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 10%United Kingdom
  • 4%Germany
  • 4%Turkey
  • 4%India

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,438
  • Other state: 7,384
  • Northeast: 4,921
  • Midwest: 899
  • South: 1,037
  • West: 527

60% of Franklin residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Massachusetts.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 30
  • 7th and 8th grade: 114
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 83
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 182
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,969
  • Less than 1 year of college: 614
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 983
  • Associate degree: 605
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,686
  • Master's degree: 1,130
  • Professional school degree: 135
  • Doctorate degree: 172

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 43
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 60
  • 7th and 8th grade: 85
  • 9th grade: 80
  • 10th grade: 120
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 171
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,433
  • Less than 1 year of college: 765
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,002
  • Associate degree: 1,041
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,755
  • Master's degree: 952
  • Professional school degree: 125
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Franklin marital status for males
Franklin marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,262
  • One, attached: 561
  • Two: 625
  • 3 or 4: 576
  • 5 to 9: 554
  • 10 to 19: 348
  • 20 to 49: 231
  • 50 or more: 170
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Franklin:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Franklin
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.3%)
  • Electricity (6.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (42.9%)
  • Utility gas (32.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 103
Here:

2.6%
Massachusetts:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 198
Here:

12.6%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 840
Here:

64.1%
Massachusetts:

48.2%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)