Franklin Park, Pennsylvania
|• Mayor||Dennis O'Keefe (R)|
|• Council President||Jane Hopey|
|• Council Vice President||James W. Hogg|
|• Council Second Vice President||Laura Coombs|
|• Other Councilpeople||John P. Parks, James W. Lawrence, Thomas C. Schwarzmier,|
|• Total||13.53 sq mi (35.03 km2)|
|• Land||13.52 sq mi (35.02 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,260 ft (384 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,100.72/sq mi (424.99/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
15090, 15143, 15237
|Area code(s)||412, 724, 878|
Franklin Park is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 13,470 at the 2010 census.
Franklin Park is located at(40.590459, -80.092046).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 13.6 square miles (35 km2), all of it land.
It is part of the North Allegheny School District, along with the Town of McCandless, Marshall Township and the borough of Bradford Woods, and participates in the multi-municipality Northland Public Library.
Franklin Park has eight borders, including Marshall Township to the north, Pine Township in the northeast corner, McCandless to the east, Ross Township to the southeast, Ohio Township to the south, Sewickley Hills to the west, Bell Acres from the west-northwest to northwest, and Economy in Beaver County in the northwest corner.
Recreational areas of Franklin Park include:
As of the census of 2000, there were 11,364 people, 3,866 households, and 3,282 families residing in the borough. The population density was 836.5 people per square mile (323.1/km²). There were 3,973 housing units at an average density of 292.5 per square mile (113.0/km²).
The racial makeup of the borough was 95.05% White, 1.02% African American, 0.04% Native American, 2.89% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.
There were 3,866 households, out of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.0% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.1% were non-families. 13.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 30.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.
70% of adult residents had a bachelor's degree. The median income for a household in the borough was $121,661. The median income for a family was $94,521. Males had a median income of $77,517 versus $40,828 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $37,924. About 2.3% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
Franklin Park is governed by an elected six-member council, mayor, and a hired manager. Each of the borough's three wards elects two members to the council. The council elects a President, Vice-President, and Second Vice-President.
Each year, Council appoints a local high school student to serve as the Junior Councilperson.
|2016||52% 4,157||44% 3,567||4% 317|
|2012||63% 4,673||36% 2,716||1% 66|
School tax millage rate- The North Allegheny School District (shared with McCandless, Bradford Woods and Marshall Township) in 2017 was 18.01. This ranked 36th highest/most expensive out of Allegheny County's 45 school districts [between Quaker Valley SD (35th highest) and North Hills SD (37th highest)].
A whopping 70% of adults hold at least a bachelor’s degree, one of the higher college attainment rates among U.S. cities.
In Franklin Park, the median household income of $121,661 a year is one of the highest in the country.