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Franklin, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin had a population of 25,281 as of July 1, 2017. Franklin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 39.4935 and longitude -86.0541 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 725 feet.

The City of Franklin (GNIS ID: 2394808) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Franklin is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson 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, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,281
Daytime Population: Workers 13,716
Daytime Population: Residents 12,823
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,539
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 23,734
Population in Familes 19,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,547
Population Density2 1,943
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $52,567
Average Household Income $68,144
Per Capita Income $26,373


Total Housing Units 10,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,998 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,460 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,038 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $131,857
Average Home Value $153,630


Total Households 9,458
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 6,321
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 0.88% 0.89%
Households 0.86% 0.94%
Families 0.75% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Franklin, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 40 94th
Population Density # 135 80th
Diversity Index # 174 75th
Median Household Income # 258 62nd
Per Capita Income # 216 68th

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