Franklin Center, New Jersey Population 2024

5,630

Franklin Center is a city located in Somerset County New Jersey. Franklin Center has a 2024 population of 5,630. Franklin Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,536 in 2020.

The average household income in Franklin Center is $155,239 with a poverty rate of 4.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Franklin Center is 57.5 years, 53.5 years for males, and 62.4 years for females.

Franklin Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Franklin Center was:

  • White: 54.5%
  • Asian: 28.71%
  • Black or African American: 11.8%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
853.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.7% (94)
The current population of Franklin Center, New Jersey is 5,630 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,536.

Franklin Center, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,04354.5%
Asian1,60328.71%
Black or African American65911.8%
Two or more races1602.87%
Other race1111.99%
Native American70.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin Center Population by Race

Franklin Center Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin Center Median Age

57.5

Total

53.5

Male

62.4

Female

Franklin Center Adults

There are 4,749 adults, (2,213 of whom are seniors) in Franklin Center.

Franklin Center Age Dependency

120.1

Age Dependency Ratio

87.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Center Sex Ratio

Female2,71748.67%
Male2,86651.33%

Franklin Center Population by Age

Franklin Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4562.2570.229.8
Married1,3972.6675.424.6
Non Family9701.3667.832.2
Female756.1117.382.7
Male142.140100

2.8

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Franklin Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1072.35%
9th to 12th Grade871.91%
High School Graduate51811.38%
Some College61313.47%
Associates Degree2625.76%
Bachelors Degree1,55134.09%
Graduate Degree1,41231.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Franklin Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,3462,3361,650
Asian1,2541,189884
Black511436206
Hispanic379346185
2+ Races11810796
Native American777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Franklin Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$80,481$78,440$100,875
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$60,536$98,313$0
Some College$50,278$53,872$48,699
Bachelors Degree$88,068$78,529$103,764
Graduate Degree$106,750$140,208$105,643

$80,481

Average Earnings

$78,440

Average Male

$100,875

Average Female

Franklin Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin Center Language

61.62% of Franklin Center residents speak only English, while 38.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 16.01% of the population.

Franklin Center Language

Franklin Center Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian1,6021217.55%
White2,448843.43%
Hispanic676233.4%
Black65710.15%

4.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.28%

Male Poverty Rate

5.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin Center is Asian, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin Center is Black, with 0.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.73%.

Franklin Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
High School0.39%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Franklin Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed5.43%
Male Employed3.14%
Female Employed2.26%
Male Unemployed0%

Franklin Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$132,787$155,239
Families$171,420$189,221
Married Families$190,262$-999,999,999
Non Families$73,971$99,794

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Franklin Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

335

Number of Veterans

335

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
Second Gulf War58
World War II11
Korea8
First Gulf War0

Franklin Center Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+107
65 to 7493
35 to 5459
18 to 3458
55 to 6418

Franklin Center Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2769.92%
Black5910.46%
Hispanic4310.7%

Franklin Center Veterans by Race

Franklin Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.63%

Born in Franklin Center

67.76%

Native Born

32.24%

Foreign Born

9.69%

Non Citizen

22.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.76% of Franklin Center residents were born in the United States, with 42.63% having been born in New Jersey. 9.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Franklin Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,630240.43%
20235,606230.41%
20225,583510.92%
20215,532-4-0.07%
20205,536-324-5.53%
20195,8601,24526.98%
20184,615-298-6.07%
20174,9132124.51%
20164,7014269.96%
20154,275481.14%
20144,2271353.3%
20134,0921423.59%
20123,950-218-5.23%
20114,168-292-6.55%
20104,46000%

Franklin Center Population by Year