Grafton is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,707 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grafton is the 221st largest community in Ohio.
Grafton real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Grafton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grafton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grafton is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in sales jobs (12.68%), management occupations (10.85%), and office and administrative support (9.51%).
Also of interest is that Grafton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Grafton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Grafton enrolled in college, Grafton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Overall, Grafton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In Grafton, just 9.78% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Grafton in 2018 was $14,487, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,948 for a family of four. However, Grafton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grafton is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Grafton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grafton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grafton include German, Irish, Italian, English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Grafton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.