Franklin Square, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Franklin Square, New York - Basic Facts

The Franklin Square Census Designated Place had a population of 29,922 as of July 1, 2017. Franklin Square ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Franklin Square is located at latitude 40.7002 and longitude -73.6775 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Franklin Square Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Franklin Square Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389810) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Franklin Square Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Franklin Square population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Franklin Square: Trimming Square, Washington Square.

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Franklin Square, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,922
Daytime Population: Workers 6,562
Daytime Population: Residents 15,240
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,802
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 29,660
Population in Familes 26,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 262
Population Density2 10,398
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $93,203
Average Household Income $112,687
Per Capita Income $38,006


Total Housing Units 10,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,004 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,014 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $447,618
Average Home Value $471,736


Total Households 10,018
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 7,560
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.28% 0.29%
Households 0.11% 0.18%
Families -0.02% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Franklin Square, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Franklin Square to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 96th
Population Density # 23 98th
Diversity Index # 180 85th
Median Household Income # 289 76th
Per Capita Income # 414 65th

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