Franklin Lakes is a borough in the northwestern part of Bergen County, New Jersey. The area was formed from portions of Franklin Township, by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature in 1922. In 2012, Forbes listed Franklin Lakes as one of America’s most expensive ZIP codes to live in with a median home price of $1.17m. A Fortune 500 company, Becton Dickinson, is headquartered in the area.
Franklin Lakes is no stranger to modern and upscale homes that are built on extravagantly landscaped hillside sites. The community in the area also exudes a distinctive ambience that is unlike another. The public transportation in Franklin Lakes features the New Jersey Transit that serves the 752 bus route. Historic sites such as the Ackerman-Boyd House, Blauvelt House, Winters-Courter House and De Gray House can be found in Franklin Lakes.
Students, who are eligible to choose their high schools during eighth grade, can attend Ramapo High School for their 9 to 12 grade education. If you are ready to move into your new property in Franklin Lakes, you will be thrilled to know that you are following in the footsteps of celebrities and notable figures such as Stuart Varney, Tracy Silna Zur, Matt Simms, Dina Manzo, Justin Trattou, Sam Huff, Tom Murro and even Michael Jackson who have made this amazing region their home once!
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
Zip code: 07417, 07481
Median Family income: $145,877
Median House Value: $920,226
Median Real Estate Property Taxes: $10,213
Ancestries: Italian (24.1%), Irish (10.7%), German (10.6%), English (5.9%), Polish (5.6%), Arab (5.5%)
Land area: 9.45 square miles
Population density: 1138 people per square mile
Median resident age: 45.9 years
Public high school in Franklin Lakes:
Ramapo High School
Public elementary/middle schools in Franklin Lakes:
High Mountain Road School
Woodside Ave School
Colonial Road School
Franklin Ave Middle School
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