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

editorial

Franklin County is located in Maine with a population of 29,982. In Franklin County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Franklin County and residents tend to have moderate political views.

About

Population
29,982

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$139,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$635
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Franklin County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    105.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    144
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,229.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,422
National
$62,843

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