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Franklin, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Franklin Census Designated Place had a population of 286 as of July 1, 2016. Franklin ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 39.4995 and longitude -79.0522 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Franklin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The Franklin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583624) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Franklin Census Designated Place is located within District 8, Westernport/Luke, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Franklin, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 286
Population in Households 266
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 882
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $76,786
Average Home Value $98,276


Median Household Income $39,326
Average Household Income $47,568
Per Capita Income $21,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.21%
Households -0.18% -0.23%
Families 2.9% -0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Franklin, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 410 21st
Population Density1 # 315 39th
Diversity Index2 # 495 5th
Median Household Income # 493 5th
Per Capita Income # 464 11th

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