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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    B+
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    B
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B+
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  11. Commute
    A-
Franklin County is located in Iowa with a population of 10,245. In Franklin County, most residents own their homes. In Franklin County there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Franklin County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Franklin County are above average.
Population
10,245

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$88,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$649
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Franklin County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    142.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    47.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    190.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    47.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,742
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Franklin County

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