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Franklin Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Franklin Park had a population of 18,514 as of July 1, 2016. Franklin Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin Park is located at latitude 41.936 and longitude -87.8792 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Franklin Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Village of Franklin Park (GNIS ID: 2398919) 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 Village of Franklin Park is located within Township of Leyden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Franklin Park, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,514
Population in Households 18,497
Population in Familes 15,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 3,883
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 6,246
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 4,504
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,420 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,826 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $198,029
Average Home Value $211,105


Median Household Income $55,164
Average Household Income $66,270
Per Capita Income $22,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.16%
Households 0.18% 0.17%
Families 0.06% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Franklin Park, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Park to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 139 90th
Population Density1 # 90 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 50 96th
Median Household Income # 573 58th
Per Capita Income # 1019 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.