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Franklin is a village in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The community was named after Benjamin Franklin
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Franklin. For links to other places called Franklin, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Franklin is 42.522N. The longitude is -83.306W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,945.


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Median household income
Local
$124,014
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Franklin demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Stoughton Bullock Settlement
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48034 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Franklin residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franklin was $71,033, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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71% of Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Franklin include Franklin Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,562.


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Libraries in Franklin include Franklin Public Library ... View libraries

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Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin political report.

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The average commute time for Franklin workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other MI communities named Franklin:
  �Lenawee County township
  �Clare County township
  �Houghton County township

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