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Franklin
  • Suburb of Indianapolis, IN

Report Card

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

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Franklin is a suburb of Indianapolis with a population of 26,073. Franklin is in Johnson County. Living in Franklin offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Franklin and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Franklin are above average.

About

About Franklin...
Population
26,073

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$195,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,039
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    50.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    27.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    3.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    50.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,088.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    116.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Franklin

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,344
National
$75,149

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