Grifton, NC

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Living in Grifton

Grifton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,448 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grifton is the 278th largest community in North Carolina.

Grifton is a blue-collar town, with 38.35% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Grifton is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grifton who work in sales jobs (12.40%), healthcare (8.49%), and teaching (7.99%).

Grifton is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Grifton, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Grifton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Grifton, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Grifton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Grifton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The rate of college-level education in Grifton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.01% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Grifton in 2018 was $20,854, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,416 for a family of four. However, Grifton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Grifton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Grifton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grifton residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Grifton include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Grifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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