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Franconia is a township in Montgomery County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The latitude of Franconia is 40.307N. The longitude is -75.358W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,523.
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34% of Franconia residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franconia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franconia was $25,751, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Franconia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franconia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $711. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,323.
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franconia political report.
The average commute time for Franconia workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Franconia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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