Grifton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,673 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grifton is the 274th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Grifton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grifton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grifton is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grifton who work in healthcare (12.43%), sales jobs (9.78%), and office and administrative support (7.55%).
One downside of living in Grifton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.33 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Grifton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.63% of adults 25 and older in Grifton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grifton in 2010 was $17,241, 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 $68,964 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grifton include German, Irish, European, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Grifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.