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Franklin, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Franklin had a population of 26,025 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.4806 and longitude -86.055 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin 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.

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Franklin, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 26,025
Population in Households 24,471
Population in Familes 19,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,554
Population Density2 1,971
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $62,952
Average Household Income $79,410
Per Capita Income $30,270


Total Housing Units 10,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,258 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,542 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,024 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $137,647
Average Home Value $172,019


Total Households 9,800
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 6,544
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.0% 1.0%
Households 1.06% 1.09%
Families 0.95% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Franklin, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 123 82nd
Diversity Index # 156 77th
Median Household Income # 164 76th
Per Capita Income # 164 76th

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