Grafton, OH

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Living in Grafton

Grafton is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,878 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.

Unlike some villages, Grafton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grafton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grafton is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), sales jobs (11.41%), and management occupations (10.07%).

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.

Overall, Grafton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The citizens of Grafton have a very low rate of college education: just 8.49% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Grafton in 2010 was $14,097, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,388 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 Polish and Spanish.