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The Town of Franklin had a population of 192 as of July 1, 2016. Franklin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 36.1766 and longitude -91.7806 in Izard County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Town of Franklin (GNIS ID: 2406518) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Franklin is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Izard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Franklin, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 192
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $116,250
Average Home Value $124,658


Median Household Income $37,059
Average Household Income $50,014
Per Capita Income $22,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.31%
Households -0.36% -0.46%
Families -1.31% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Franklin, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 430 21st
Population Density1 # 499 8th
Diversity Index2 # 506 6th
Median Household Income # 253 53rd
Per Capita Income # 141 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.