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Franklin County
  • County in Illinois

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade C
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade C
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Franklin County is located in Illinois with a population of 38,923. In Franklin County, most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Franklin County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$76,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$637
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    118.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    730.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,684.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,769
National
$62,843

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