Franklin Park CDP, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Franklin Park CDP, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Franklin Park Census Designated Place had a population of 13,782 as of July 1, 2017. Franklin Park CDP 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 Franklin Park CDP is located at latitude 40.4445 and longitude -74.5426 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Franklin Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Franklin Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583991) 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 Franklin Park Census Designated Place is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin Park CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Franklin Park CDP, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,782
Daytime Population: Workers 1,593
Daytime Population: Residents 6,369
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,962
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 13,704
Population in Familes 11,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 5,291
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $90,476
Average Household Income $103,824
Per Capita Income $40,536


Total Housing Units 5,544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,068 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,316 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $275,634
Average Home Value $318,359


Total Households 5,384
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,532
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.5% 0.42%
Households 0.19% 0.29%
Families 0.22% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Franklin Park CDP, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Park CDP to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 89 84th
Population Density # 99 82nd
Diversity Index # 68 88th
Median Household Income # 182 67th
Per Capita Income # 234 57th

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