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The City of Franklin had a population of 147 as of July 1, 2017. Franklin ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin is located at latitude 40.667 and longitude -91.5118 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Franklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The City of Franklin (GNIS ID: 2394810) 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 City of Franklin is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin: Franklin Centre.

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Franklin, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 147
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 72
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 74
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 147
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 987
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $54,824
Average Household Income $72,476
Per Capita Income $29,638


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $138,333
Average Home Value $223,585


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 47
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 0.38% 0.14%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 1.56% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Franklin, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 787 22nd
Population Density # 310 69th
Diversity Index # 838 18th
Median Household Income # 463 54th
Per Capita Income # 321 68th

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