Franklin is a village of approximately 3,150 people in southeastern Michigan. The median age of residents is about 45, but there is a relatively even distribution of ages, with significant percentages of children, adults, and seniors. The per capita income is $89,256, and only 1% of the population is under the poverty line. With its large estate-style houses, the village offers comfortable living for its residents. Franklin has a distinctive early Michigan village atmosphere, particularly with its vintage downtown area. Additionally, in the history of the village, it served as a stop on the Underground Railroad. A popular site is the Franklin Cider Mill, which was established in 1837 and still stands today. The village was also declared as Michigan’s first historic district in 1969.
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