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The East Franklin CDP(1) had a population of 9,654 as of July 1, 2021. East Franklin ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Franklin is located at latitude 40.4933 and longitude -74.4711 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the East Franklin Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The East Franklin Census Designated Place has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Franklin Census Designated Place is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.


  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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East Franklin, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,654 (100%)
Population in Households 9,654 (100.0%)
Population in Families 8,082 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 8,865
Diversity Index2 89
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,399
Average Household Income $85,517
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $24,053
Wealth Index5 64
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 2,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,312 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,388 (49.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $280,048
Average Home Value $303,887
Housing Affordability Index3 110
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,700
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 2,030
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.96% 0.72%
Households 0.73% 0.64%
Families 0.76% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
Owner Occupied HU   1.47%

East Franklin, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Franklin to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 145 74th
Population Density # 36 94th
Median Household Income # 424 22nd
Housing Affordability Index # 195 36th
Per Capita Income # 517 5th
Diversity Index # 6 99th

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