Grafton is a tiny city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 660 people and just one neighborhood, Grafton is the 712th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Grafton was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Grafton economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Grafton, where the median household income is $55,114.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Grafton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grafton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grafton is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in food service (15.24%), management occupations (12.27%) and sales jobs (10.04%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Grafton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Grafton, the average commute to work is 34.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Grafton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.