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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Franklin Township is a suburb of Winston-Salem with a population of 13,105. Franklin Township is in Rowan County. Living in Franklin Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Franklin Township there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Franklin Township and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Franklin Township...
Population
13,105

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$150,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$780
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Franklin Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,904
National
$55,322
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It is competitive, like anywhere else.
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Its a good place to live if you are in the right neighborhood, not many places to go to.
People mind their own business and the neighborhood is generally quiet.