Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

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Franklin Lakes is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. The Franklin Lakes zip code is 07417. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 10,422. Franklin Lakes has the 18th-highest per-capita income of all 566 municipalities in the state. Nationwide, Franklin Lakes ranks 17th among the Highest-income places in the United States with a population of at least 10,000. Becton Dickinson and Medco Health Solutions both have their corporate headquarters in Franklin Lakes.

In 2010, and GreatSchools ranked Franklin Lakes as 4th Best School system in the United States with an average home price exceeding $800K. Forbes also listed Franklin Lakes as the "146th Most Expensive Zip Code in America."

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.[8][9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.5 km2), of which, 9.4 square miles (24.5 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it (3.87%) is water.


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