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Grafton is a medium-sized town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 18,371 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Grafton is the 102nd largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Grafton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Grafton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grafton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in management occupations (14.40%), office and administrative support (12.69%) and sales jobs (11.59%).
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.
Because of many things, Grafton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grafton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Grafton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grafton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Grafton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.47 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Grafton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.54% of adults in Grafton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grafton in 2010 was $40,384, which is upper middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,536 for a family of four. However, Grafton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grafton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grafton include Irish, Italian, English, French, German and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Grafton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,733|
|GRAFTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||68.50%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||31.50%|
|TYPE OF GRAFTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||56.93%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.22%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||15.05%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||12.96%|
|SIZE OF GRAFTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.04%|
|AGE OF GRAFTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.91%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||36.61%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||20.55%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||22.92%|
|GRAFTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$357,645|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,272|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.42%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||0.13%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||10.19%|
|$212,001 - $318,000||26.47%|
|$318,001 - $425,000||30.20%|
|$425,001 - $531,000||17.85%|
|$531,001 - $796,000||12.42%|
|$796,001 - $1,061,000||1.01%|
|PEOPLE OF GRAFTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.28%|
|5 TO 17||18.89%|
|18 TO 24||7.29%|
|25 TO 34||11.68%|
|35 TO 54||32.01%|
|55 TO 64||11.75%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.11%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.17%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$81,250|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,384|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.18%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.17%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.89%)
Public Service (3.15%)
Information Technology (2.08%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.94%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.15%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.47%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.25%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.48%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (25.50%)
French Canadian (5.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.35%)
Other Asian languages (2.19%)
French Creole (1.31%)
Indic languages (1.14%)
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