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Grafton, Ohio - Basic Facts

Grafton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Grafton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lorain County at latitude 41.2726 and longitude -82.0546. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Grafton (see map) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grafton: Grafton Station, Rawsonville.

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Grafton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,545
Population in Households 3,607
Population in Familes 3,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,938
Population Density1 1,389
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 1,027
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 770
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 823 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $161,257
Average Home Value $183,546


Median Household Income $61,944
Average Household Income $77,611
Per Capita Income $19,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.32% 0.39%
Households 1.48% 0.99%
Families 1.39% 0.84%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Grafton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grafton to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 241 80th
Population Density1 # 521 57th
Diversity Index2 # 73 94th
Median Household Income # 195 84th
Per Capita Income # 942 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.