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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    A
Franklin Township is located in Iowa with a population of 23,639. Franklin Township is in Story County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Franklin Township offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Franklin Township there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Franklin Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Franklin Township are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$846
National
$949
Area Feel
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
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    33%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Franklin Township

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,321
National
$55,322
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