Franklin CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Franklin CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Franklin Census Designated Place had a population of 6,445 as of July 1, 2017. Franklin CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin CDP is located at latitude 37.3277 and longitude -120.5322 in Merced County. The formal boundaries for the Franklin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Franklin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583016) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Franklin Census Designated Place is located within Merced CCD of Merced County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin CDP 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 CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,445
Daytime Population: Workers 635
Daytime Population: Residents 4,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,802
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 6,443
Population in Familes 5,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 3,206
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $54,169
Average Household Income $72,243
Per Capita Income $19,609


Total Housing Units 1,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,065 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 686 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $137,550
Average Home Value $199,530


Total Households 1,751
Average Household Size 3.68
Family Households 1,443
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 0.65% 0.84%
Households 0.57% 0.79%
Families 0.72% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Franklin CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin CDP to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 593 61st
Population Density # 429 72nd
Diversity Index # 256 83rd
Median Household Income # 822 46th
Per Capita Income # 1184 22nd

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