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Franklin Park is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The village was named for Lesser Franklin, settler.
The latitude of Franklin Park is 41.935N. The longitude is -87.865W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,060.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklin Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60171 ZIP code.
13% of Franklin Park residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franklin Park was $17,550, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Franklin Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franklin Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,232.
Libraries in Franklin Park include Franklin Park Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin Park political report.
The average commute time for Franklin Park workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Franklin Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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