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The Village of Franklin had a population of 611 as of July 1, 2016. Franklin ranks in the lower quartile for 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 is located at latitude 39.6213 and longitude -90.0478 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Franklin (GNIS ID: 2398916) 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 is located within Franklin Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 611
Population in Households 611
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $148,125


Median Household Income $57,349
Average Household Income $70,440
Per Capita Income $29,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.07%
Households 0.0% -0.08%
Families 0.96% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin 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 # 869 37th
Population Density1 # 880 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1121 18th
Median Household Income # 469 66th
Per Capita Income # 421 69th

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