Skip to Main Content
Franklin Lakes
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

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

editorial

Franklin Lakes is a suburb of New York City with a population of 11,007. Franklin Lakes is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Franklin Lakes offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Franklin Lakes there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Franklin Lakes and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Franklin Lakes are highly rated.

About

About Franklin Lakes...
Population
11,007

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,135,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,053
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Franklin Lakes
Get Rates
  • Get a Verified Approval Letter (VAL)
  • 24/7 online support
  • Wide range of loan options
  • High customer satisfaction
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Homes.com

Franklin Lakes Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    18.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    183.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    660.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    211
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Franklin Lakes

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$204,917
National
$75,149

Similar Places

Places like Franklin Lakes
  • grade A+
    Roseland
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 3.75 out of 5  4 reviews
  • grade A+
    Madison
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 4.5 out of 5  34 reviews
  • grade A
    Wyckoff Township
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 4.26 out of 5  42 reviews
  • grade A+
    Berkeley Heights Township
    • Suburb in New Jersey
    • Rating 4 out of 5  35 reviews

Franklin Lakes Reviews

Rating 4.65 out of 5  17 reviews
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 3 out of 5  

add-to-list