Franklin, Wisconsin 

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Population

36,295

+6.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$73,122

Median Home Price

$273,700

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Best Places to Live in Franklin, Wisconsin

Large-city / suburban complex - Extreme southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan, 40 miles north of Illinois border. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Franklin, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Franklin, WI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Downtown revitalization
Arts and culture
Close to Chicago
Cons
Some gritty areas
Economic cycles
Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area

Somewhat in the economic and cultural shadow of Chicago 90 miles south, Milwaukee is nevertheless a self-sufficient city, as well as a commercial and cultural center for Wisconsin and particularly its more populous southeastern portions. A melting pot for 19th-century immigrants from northern Europe, the city has kept up old-world traditions, most notably the brewing (and consumption) of beer. Following a period of industrial decline- including the brewing industry- the city has revitalized some areas, particularly downtown, and created an area of lakefront parks and museums. The business picture has changed to include more financial services and retailing companies along with the traditional base of metal products, electrical equipment, and machine tools. The area is headquarters to a surprising list of Mid-sized corporations, including Briggs & Stratton, Harley-Davidson, Allen-Bradley, Rockwell Automation and Johnson Controls, which operate plants in the vicinity, and service players like Manpower, Inc., Northwestern Mutual and retailer Kohl’s.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Milwaukee County
Metro Area: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Franklin
Zip Codes: 53132
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Franklin is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Franklin jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Franklin's cost of living is 5.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Franklin's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Milwaukee county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 69.1% to 29.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Franklin's population is 36,295 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Franklin is Real Estate: $273,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%.

SCHOOLS
Franklin public schools spend $12,299 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Franklin. More Education



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Housing Market in Franklin

It's a good time to buy in Franklin. Home Appreciation is up 4.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Franklin is $273,700.

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Reviews for Franklin   3 Reviews
Franklin, WI - 6/10/2012
The taxes are on the high end around here. Living is alright, but Franklin is especially expensive because it's "considered" the rich part of the area. Which is a joke... Read More

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cold & dreary - 2/21/2007
this winter was very cold had wind-chills aroun... Read More

The land of high taxes & bureaucracy - 4/17/2006
Franklin is a pretty decent place to live but we are continually surprised at the increasing taxes and bureaucracy of the city government. Although we pay some of the... Read More


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