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Franklin Park, Pennsylvania
—  Borough  —
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Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania highlighting Franklin Park
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Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°35′26″N 80°5′31″W / 40.59056, -80.09194Coordinates: 40°35′26″N 80°5′31″W / 40.59056, -80.09194
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Established 1823
Government
 • Mayor Dennis O'Keefe
Area
 • Total 13.6 sq mi (35.2 km2)
 • Land 13.6 sq mi (35.2 km2)
Elevation 1,260 ft (384 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,470
 • Density 990/sq mi (380/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 15090, 15143, 15237
Area code(s) 724
Website Franklin Park Borough website
Pennsylvania Route 910

Pennsylvania Route 910 passes through part of Franklin Park.

Franklin Park is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 13,470 at the 2010 census.[1]

GeographyEdit

Franklin Park is located at 40°35′26″N 80°5′31″W / 40.59056, -80.09194 (40.590459, -80.092046).[2]

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.

DemographicsEdit

As of the census[3] 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.

The median income for a household in the borough was $87,627, and 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.

GovernmentEdit

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.

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