Grafton is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 4,243 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grafton is the 14th largest community in North Dakota.
Grafton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grafton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in sales jobs (11.50%), farm management occupations (10.96%), and management occupations (10.51%).
In addition, many people in Grafton have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Grafton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Grafton rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.71% of adults 25 and older in Grafton 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 Grafton in 2010 was $26,000, which is lower middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,000 for a family of four. However, Grafton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grafton is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native American. Grafton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grafton include German, Polish, French , and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Grafton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.