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Franklin Lakes is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 census, the borough's population was 10,590, reflecting an increase of 168 (+1.6%) from the 10,422 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 549 (+5.6%) from the 9,873 counted in the 1990 Census. As of the 2000 Census, Franklin Lakes had the 18th-highest per-capita income of all 566 municipalities in the state. Nationwide, Franklin Lakes ranked 17th among the highest-income places in the United States with a population of at least 10,000. Becton Dickinson, a Fortune 500 company, is headquartered in Franklin Lakes. Franklin Lakes was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 11, 1922, from portions of Franklin Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 11, 1922. The borough was named for William Franklin, the illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin, a steadfast Loyalist who served as the last colonial Governor of New Jersey. In 2010, Forbes.com listed Franklin Lakes as 146th in its listing of "America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes", with a median home price of $1,306,546.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Franklin Lakes, United States. Explore Franklin Lakes travel guide before you plan your trip here. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Philadelphia, United States. Add Philadelphia to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Franklin Lakes, you'll have to take a flight to Philadelphia; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Franklin Lakes*

  • Franklin Lakes: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Franklin Lakes for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Franklin Lakes.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.43 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 21.43 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.43 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 39.29 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.43 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 17.86 (Very Low)
  • Living in Franklin Lakes - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 77.75 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 68 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.61 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 59.72 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.82 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 166.7 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Franklin Lakes

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Franklin Lakes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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