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Franklin, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Franklin Census Designated Place had a population of 279 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Franklin, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 279
Daytime Population: Workers 134
Daytime Population: Residents 179
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 313
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 259
Population in Familes 203
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 860
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $39,708
Average Household Income $50,343
Per Capita Income $22,842


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $86,667
Average Home Value $116,379


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.53% -0.65%
Households -0.47% -0.7%
Families 2.24% -0.75%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

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, 2017 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 # 411 21st
Population Density # 319 39th
Diversity Index # 489 6th
Median Household Income # 490 6th
Per Capita Income # 452 13th

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