Located in New York, United States, the municipality of Franklin Square is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Franklin Square is reasonably good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Even though this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is not known for its lively atmosphere, the vibe can still be quite dynamic around its main streets.
The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Franklin Square is an important part of its character. This municipality is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around 85% of the properties in the municipality whereas the rest are rented. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area took place pre-1960.
It is straightforward to access both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any location in Franklin Square. Moreover, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. When it comes to education, property owners will welcome that no matter where their home is located in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Walking is reasonably feasible for property owners in Franklin Square; most day-to-day needs are convenient to carry out without the use of a car, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The public transit service in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is not especially frequent. Nonetheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most homes. On the other hand, this municipality is reasonably car friendly. Finding a parking spot is quite easy.