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Franklin Lakes is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after William Franklin, royal governor
The latitude of Franklin Lakes is 41.016N. The longitude is -74.206W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,142.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Franklin Lakes demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bergen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07417 ZIP code.
12% of Franklin Lakes residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Franklin Lakes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franklin Lakes was $59,763, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Franklin Lakes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Franklin Lakes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,219.
Libraries in Franklin Lakes include Franklin Lakes Free Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Franklin Lakes political report.
The average commute time for Franklin Lakes workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Franklin Lakes between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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