Franktown was named after James Frank Gardner, who staked a claim on the land and built a homestead. Franktown sits at the intersection of State Highway 83 and 86. It has gorgeous panoramic views, easy access in and out of the community via I-25, is located at the northern most end of the Black Forest in Douglas County. This community attracts residents who desire the tranquility of semi secluded Foothills but still like to be close enough to Colorado major metropolises of Denver and Colorado Springs. Franktown offers true small town living with a population of only 395, but close to all the city amenities! Franktown offers residents spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, heavily wooded surroundings, and tons of recreational activities in Castlewood Canyon National Park.
At an elevation of
feet sits the city of Franktown, Colorado. The approximate population of Franktown is
residents. There are currently
53 properties for sale in Franktown, CO.
Franktown residents have a median household income of
; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Franktown is 53.9 years.
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Franktown, 27.27% of households contain married families with children; compared to 45.98% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 0% compared to the national average of communities with 9.95% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Franktown is 83.9 degrees. The average low temperature for Franktown in January is 17.6 degrees. Franktown sees an average rainfall of approximately 19.4 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 61.8 inches per year. There are an average of 246 days of sunlight each year in Franktown; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.