Franklintown, Pennsylvania

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Franklintown, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Franklintown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Franklintown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Working at Home 4 6
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
People Living Alone 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Franklintown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17323
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.076
Longitude -77.028

Franklintown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Franklintown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 532 100%
Male 267 50.2%
Female 265 49.8%
Under 18 155 29.1%
18+ 377 70.9%
65+ 29 5.5%
Median Age 29.4
Average Family Size 2.93
White 525 98.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 3 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Franklintown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 557
Growth 25
Growth % 4.7%

Franklintown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 35.9%
US/American 13.8%
English 11%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Italian 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Pennsylvania German 3.5%
Irish 3.5%
Polish 2.8%
European 2.1%
Dutch 2.1%
Portuguese 1.9%
Hungarian 1.4%
Greek 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Slavic 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Franklintown 532 $47,813
Dillsburg 2,063 $46,797
East Berlin 1,365 $43,646
Mechanicsburg 9,042 $54,228
Mount Holly Springs 1,925 $48,333
Wellsville 279 $51,667
York Springs 574 $41,071
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