About This Place
Franklin Lakes is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 10,590. As of the 2000 Census, Franklin Lakes had 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 have their corporate headquarters in Franklin Lakes.
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.
In 2010, Forbes.com listed Franklin Lakes as 146th in its listing of "America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes", with a median home price of $1,306,546.