Franklin, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Franklin, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin had a population of 957 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 40.0965 and longitude -98.9514 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,860 feet.

The City of Franklin (GNIS ID: 838009) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 957
Daytime Population: Workers 741
Daytime Population: Residents 480
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,221
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 950
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 964
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $39,959
Average Household Income $61,079
Per Capita Income $27,698


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $48,420
Average Home Value $99,110


Total Households 434
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 273
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.6% -0.92%
Households -0.28% -0.84%
Families 0.46% -0.97%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Franklin, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 122 79th
Population Density # 240 59th
Diversity Index # 370 36th
Median Household Income # 507 13th
Per Capita Income # 299 49th

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