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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    D
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Franklin County is located in New York with a population of 51,054. Living in Franklin County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Franklin County tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$670
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Franklin County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    166.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    138.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    27.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    325.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,454.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    83.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,733
National
$55,322

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