Grafton is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,015 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grafton is the 221st largest community in Ohio.
Grafton real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Grafton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in office and administrative support (18.41%), teaching (10.77%), and sales jobs (8.91%).
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.
In addition, Grafton is a college town. There are a lot of students in Grafton attending college, and as a result Grafton provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The overall crime rate in Grafton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The population of Grafton has a very low overall level of education: only 7.52% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Grafton in 2010 was $13,538, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,152 for a family of four. However, Grafton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grafton is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grafton include German, Irish, Italian, English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Grafton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.