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Franklin Square, New York - Basic Facts

The Franklin Square Census Designated Place had a population of 29,856 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.7073 and longitude -73.676 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Franklin Square Census Designated Place 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.

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

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Franklin Square, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 29,856
Population in Households 29,595
Population in Familes 26,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 261
Population Density2 10,375
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $96,922
Average Household Income $116,635
Per Capita Income $39,194


Total Housing Units 10,383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,105 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,857 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $456,141
Average Home Value $484,966


Total Households 9,962
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 7,518
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.22% 0.2%
Households 0.03% 0.11%
Families -0.08% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

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, 2018 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 # 45 96th
Population Density # 24 98th
Diversity Index # 178 85th
Median Household Income # 296 75th
Per Capita Income # 415 65th

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