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Franklin is a city in Milwaukee County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area.

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

The latitude of Franklin is 42.886N. The longitude is -88.009W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,994.


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Median household income
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$64,315
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Franklin demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 37. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wehr Nature Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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33% of Franklin residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $27,474, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Franklin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Franklin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $666.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,424.


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

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Milwaukee 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 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Franklin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other WI communities named Franklin:
  �Kewaunee County town
  �Jackson County town
  �Manitowoc County town
  �Sauk County town
  �Vernon County town

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