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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Franklin Township is located in Michigan with a population of 1,404. Franklin Township is in Houghton County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Franklin Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Franklin Township there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals live in Franklin Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Franklin Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$90,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$638
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,513
National
$55,322
Children
27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Franklin Township Reviews

2 reviews
Now that I have a child I am so glad that I live here. My son will grow up in a great environment surround by people who will love and support him.
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The crime is low here. The police could use some work.