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Franklin, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Franklin is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Izard County at latitude 36.1766 and longitude -91.7806. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Franklin, but most people and references simply refer to it as Franklin, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Franklin indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Franklin, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 218
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $99,107
Average Home Value $117,901


Median Household Income $30,151
Average Household Income $43,038
Per Capita Income $19,160
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.29% 0.72%
Households 2.54% 0.8%
Families 1.1% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 417 23rd
Population Density1 # 486 10th
Diversity Index2 # 512 5th
Median Household Income # 426 21st
Per Capita Income # 274 50th

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