Franklin, TN by the Numbers

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What Makes Franklin Great

  • One of the Top 50 Cities to start a small business (Business Week)
  • Best Southern Town (Garden and Guns)
  • Most Romantic Main Street
  • Top 10 Community for Job Growth
  • Top 10 Places to Retire (Money Magazine)
  • Number One Small Town in Tennessee
  • #10 for new jobs created in America, and projected to be #3 in America for new jobs over the next 20 years


  • Historic Downtown Franklin
  • Site of the Battle of Franklin
  • Carnton Plantation
  • Carter House
  • Lotz House
  • The Park at Harlinsdale Farm
  • Main Street Festival
  • PumpkinFest
  • Dickens of a Christmas
  • Pilgrimage Festival

Housing Market

  • Median listing price – $588k
  • Price per square foot – $177
  • Median closing price – $438k
  • Home appreciation in Franklin over the past year was 6.5%
  • Median rent price – $2,200
  • 32.5% of homes are renter-occupied

Overall Safety

  • The overall crime rate in Franklin is 42% lower than the national average
  • Franklin is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States


  • Unemployment rate of 3.3%, lower than the USA unemployment rate 4.7%
  • Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.04%
  • Median household income is $85,671


As part of the Williamson County School district, the city of Franklin is included in WCS’s state report card showing:

  • Graduation Rate of 95.5%
  • Average ACT Composite of 24.6
  • 79% of students HOPE Scholarship eligible based on ACT scores
  • 94th percentile in high school mathematics, 92nd percentile in high school English

Source: franklin-gov.com

Sources: TripAdvisor, DowntownFranklin.TN,  franklin-gov.com

Source: Zillow

Source: DataUSA,  franklin-gov.com

Source: WCS.edu


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