Franklin Park, New Jersey Population 2024

12,903

Franklin Park is a city located in Somerset County New Jersey. Franklin Park has a 2024 population of 12,903. Franklin Park is currently declining at a rate of -1.98% annually but its population has increased by 1.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,738 in 2020.

The average household income in Franklin Park is $133,274 with a poverty rate of 8.9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Franklin Park is 37 years, 36.9 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Franklin Park Demographics

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

  • Asian: 33.14%
  • Black or African American: 32.57%
  • White: 22.74%
  • Two or more races: 6.91%
  • Other race: 4.63%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,953.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.3% (165)
The current population of Franklin Park, New Jersey is 12,903 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,738.

Franklin Park, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian4,44933.14%
Black or African American4,37332.57%
White3,05322.74%
Two or more races9286.91%
Other race6224.63%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Asian

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Franklin Park Population by Race

Franklin Park Population Pyramid 2024

Franklin Park Median Age

37

Total

36.9

Male

38

Female

Franklin Park Adults

There are 10,657 adults, (1,524 of whom are seniors) in Franklin Park.

Franklin Park Age Dependency

47

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Franklin Park Sex Ratio

Female6,82650.85%
Male6,59949.15%

Franklin Park Population by Age

Franklin Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2822.5259.540.5
Married2,8323.1368.431.6
Non Family1,5881.2565.134.9
Female6583.0322.377.7
Male2042.4311.888.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Franklin Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1351.4%
9th to 12th Grade5015.2%
High School Graduate1,38914.42%
Some College97310.1%
Associates Degree9409.76%
Bachelors Degree3,12132.41%
Graduate Degree2,57226.71%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Franklin Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Franklin Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Asian3,2922,8892,468
Black2,9772,8471,134
White2,1922,1571,436
Hispanic947901488
2+ Races606584404
Other Race26122969

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.4%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.97%.

Franklin Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,188$76,413$47,117
Less Than 9th Grade$25,043$25,000$0
High School Graduate$36,997$50,085$35,425
Some College$38,237$51,552$29,714
Bachelors Degree$79,619$105,262$70,625
Graduate Degree$96,394$107,242$80,865

$63,188

Average Earnings

$76,413

Average Male

$47,117

Average Female

Franklin Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Franklin Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Franklin Park Language

57.62% of Franklin Park residents speak only English, while 42.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 21.09% of the population.

Franklin Park Language

Franklin Park Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian4,4493848.63%
Black4,3733447.87%
Hispanic1,40123416.7%
Other56023341.61%
White2,6751385.16%
Multiple928838.94%

8.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.54%

Male Poverty Rate

9.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Franklin Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Franklin Park is Other, with 41.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Franklin Park is White, with 5.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.24%.

Franklin Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%
High School4.43%
Less Than 9th Grade4.4%

Franklin Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.1%
Female Employed5.4%
Male Employed3.59%
Female Unemployed0%

Franklin Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Franklin Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$106,330$133,274
Families$119,322$148,445
Married Families$132,132$-999,999,999
Non Families$97,849$93,596

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Franklin Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Franklin Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Franklin Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Franklin Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Franklin Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

329

Number of Veterans

287

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War190
First Gulf War94
Vietnam89
Korea6
World War II0

Franklin Park Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54113
65 to 74111
18 to 3461
75+34
55 to 6410

Franklin Park Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1975.8%
White893.26%
Asian340.96%
Hispanic90.89%
Other Race62.11%
2+ Races30.43%

Franklin Park Veterans by Race

Franklin Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Franklin Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Franklin Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Franklin Park 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

43.21%

Born in Franklin Park

62.45%

Native Born

37.55%

Foreign Born

14.15%

Non Citizen

23.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.45% of Franklin Park residents were born in the United States, with 43.21% having been born in New Jersey. 14.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Franklin Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,903-261-1.98%
202313,164-261-1.94%
202213,425-261-1.91%
202113,6869487.44%
202012,738-1,239-8.86%
201913,977-635-4.35%
201814,612-478-3.17%
201715,090-364-2.36%
201615,4542161.42%
201515,2384232.86%
201414,8155193.63%
201314,2968996.71%
201213,3975824.54%
201112,815-480-3.61%
201013,29500%

Franklin Park Population by Year