Franklin Town 87 Exceptional
Franklin Town Livability #6 ranked city in Massachusetts#692 ranked city in the USARanks better than 97% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Franklin Town Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Franklin Town Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% higher than Massachusetts
Franklin Town
14040% more expensive than the US average
13131% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Franklin Town cost of living
A+ Franklin Town Crime Total crime is 83% lower than Massachusetts
Total crime
27189% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 36989% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Franklin Town crime
B+ Franklin Town Employment Household income is 53% higher than Massachusetts
Median household income
$108,81597% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$46,98158% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%5% lower than the US average
Franklin Town employment
D Franklin Town Housing Home value is 14% higher than Massachusetts
Median home value
$387,900110% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,13119% higher than the US average
Home ownership
81%27% higher than the US average
Franklin Town real estate or Franklin Town rentals
A+ Franklin Town Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Massachusetts
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
76%55% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Franklin Town K-12 schools
A+ Franklin Town User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Franklin Town
Overall user rating
95% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
100% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Franklin Town, MA

      Located in the state of Massachusetts, Franklin Town is a moderately-sized city with a population of 32,873 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 92% of Franklin Town residents are White, 5% Asian and 1% Black. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 88% of the population considered married and 49% with kids under the age of 18, Franklin Town could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Franklin Town could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Massachusetts if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Franklin Town and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Franklin Town to Massachusetts and the national average.

      Franklin Town has a livability score of 78 out of 100 and is ranked #10 in Massachusetts and #2,847 in the USA. This is a terrific score, as Franklin Town ranks well in multiple categories! This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. For each of the livability categories, we see that Franklin Town ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (B+). There are some categories that Franklin Town does not rank well for, including: cost of living (F), weather (F) and housing (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Franklin Town, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Franklin Town has a violent crime rate of 27 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Franklin Town have a test score average of 76%, which is well above the US average.

      Assuming that Franklin Town meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Franklin Town. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Franklin Town are simply unattainable. The median home price for Franklin Town homes is $387,900, which is 13.8% higher than the Massachusetts average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Franklin Town, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 25% lower than the Massachusetts average.

      Franklin Town transportation information

      StatisticFranklin TownMassachusettsNational
      Average one way commute35min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.4%71.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.7%7.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit8.2%9.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.8%4.9%2.8%
      Working from home6.8%4.7%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (5)8711

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      Source: The Franklin Town, MA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).