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Franklin County
  • County in Ohio

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

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Franklin County is located in Ohio with a population of 1,290,360. In Franklin County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Franklin County and residents tend to be liberal.

About

Population
1,290,360

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$974
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    130.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    83.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    176.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    663.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,428.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    366.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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