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Grafton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Grafton had a population of 6,567 as of July 1, 2016. Grafton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grafton is located at latitude 41.2841 and longitude -82.03 in Lorain County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Grafton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 801 feet.

The Village of Grafton (GNIS ID: 2398183) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grafton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grafton: Grafton Station, Rawsonville.

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Grafton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,567
Population in Households 3,638
Population in Familes 3,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,929
Population Density1 1,393
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 787
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 832 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $159,202
Average Home Value $187,440


Median Household Income $56,247
Average Household Income $68,712
Per Capita Income $24,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% 0.35%
Households 1.36% 0.99%
Families 1.3% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 239 80th
Population Density1 # 519 57th
Diversity Index2 # 77 94th
Median Household Income # 341 72nd
Per Capita Income # 501 59th

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