Franklin Lakes, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Franklin Lakes had a population of 11,034 as of July 1, 2018. Franklin Lakes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin Lakes is located at latitude 41.0168 and longitude -74.2057 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Franklin Lakes encompass a land area of 9.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Borough of Franklin Lakes (GNIS ID: 885225) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin Lakes: Campgaw.

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Franklin Lakes, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,034
Population in Households 11,031
Population in Familes 10,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,176
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $176,532
Average Household Income $243,544
Per Capita Income $80,287


Total Housing Units 3,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,148 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 489 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $1,075,607
Average Home Value $1,195,608


Total Households 3,637
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 3,096
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.5% 0.6%
Households 0.37% 0.52%
Families 0.33% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Franklin Lakes, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Lakes to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 128 77th
Population Density # 410 25th
Diversity Index # 324 41st
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 21 96th

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