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 (11.61%), office and administrative support (9.76%), and sales jobs (9.33%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Grifton rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.63% of adults 25 and older in Grifton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Grifton in 2010 was $18,020, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,080 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 Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Grifton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.