Franklin County, North Carolina 

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Population

71,859

+9.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$42,763

Median Home Price

$249,700

Median Age

40.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.0 / 6.6

summer / winter

United States / North Carolina / No Metro Area / Franklin County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Franklin County, North Carolina

Mid-sized-city complex - Northeast-central North Carolina, 40 miles south of Virginia border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Franklin County, while January and July are the least comfortable months.
State: North Carolina
County: Franklin County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Louisburg, Lake Royale, 6 total
Zip Codes: 27549 27596 27525 27508
Cost of Living: -12.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 363 ft above sea level

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franklin, NC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Strong economy
Attractive residential areas
Educated population
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Long commutes
Hot, humid summers

What Bert Has To Say About Raleigh Metro Area

The Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill triad, sometimes referred to as the Research Triangle, is a multifaceted commercial center and capital city. Raleigh, and the rapidly growing suburban community of Cary just west, form the eastern corner of the triangle.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Franklin County is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Franklin County jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Franklin County's cost of living is 12.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Franklin County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Franklin County, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Franklin county remained strongly Republican, 56.0% to 42.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Franklin County's population is 71,859 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Franklin County is Real Estate: $249,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%.

SCHOOLS
Franklin County public schools spend $8,535 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Franklin County. More Education



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Housing Market in franklin

It's a good time to buy in Franklin. Home Appreciation is up 19.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Franklin is $249,700.
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ZIP CODES IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
27549 27596 27525 27508

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