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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Housing
    C+
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    B-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  11. Commute
    B-
Franklin County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 153,751. In Franklin County, most residents own their homes. In Franklin County there are a lot of parks. Many families and retirees live in Franklin County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Franklin County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$175,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$868
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Franklin County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    77
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    15.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    50.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    288.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,964.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    52
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Franklin County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,713
National
$55,322

Franklin County Reviews

1 review
There are decent schools and a lot of chain restaurants. There's a 24 hour gym however the mall with movie theater is very dead.
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