Grafton, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 248 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 
Males: 122  (49.6%)
Females: 126  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50440.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,432 (it was $28,594 in 2000)
Grafton:

$42,432
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,279 (it was $14,201 in 2000)

Grafton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,452 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Grafton:

$80,452
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,317; detached houses: $99,510

Median gross rent in 2017: $537.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grafton: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.9%
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  • Races in Grafton, IA (2010)
    • 24998.8%White alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

Races in Grafton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Grafton, Iowa as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grafton is 358 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (59.7%), American (10.8%), Norwegian (7.5%), Czech (3.8%), French Canadian (3.8%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1896

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 766 people per square mile   (low).

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1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $907 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,035 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (56.7 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (112.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bolan, IA (2.0 miles),
Plymouth, IA (2.5 miles ),
Carpenter, IA (2.6 miles),
Kensett, IA (2.7 miles ),
Manly, IA (2.7 miles ),
St. Ansgar, IA (2.9 miles ),
Rock Falls, IA (2.9 miles),
Otranto, IA (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 93.07 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Grafton, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grafton, IA in 2017
Grafton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +46 (+18.9%).
Most common industries in Grafton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.8%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Wood products (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.9%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Grafton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (14.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.9%)
  • Construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.7%)

Average climate in Grafton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grafton, Iowa average temperatures Grafton, Iowa average precipitation Grafton, Iowa humidity Grafton, Iowa wind speed Grafton, Iowa snowfall Grafton, Iowa sunshine Grafton, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average.

City:

1.21
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Grafton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Grafton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grafton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.3 miles away from Grafton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 432.6 miles away from Grafton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 227.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 249.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 412.5 miles away from Grafton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worth County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grafton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grafton:

  • MANLY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MANLY, IA)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; OSAGE, IA)
  • NORA SPRINGS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NORA SPRINGS, IA)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OSAGE, IA)
  • HERITAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • CERRO GORDO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 13 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 25 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 62 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 64 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 65 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 73 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

Library in Grafton:

  • GRAFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,001; Location: 20. 4TH AVE; 12,341 books; 251 audio materials; 2,597 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grafton: Grafton (A), Grafton Cooperative Elevator (B), Grafton Rescue (C), Grafton Heritage Museum and Depot (D), Grafton Public Library (E), Grafton Fire Department (F), Grafton Town Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Grafton: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Worth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grafton that have no violations reported:

  • GRAFTON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 255, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Grafton (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Grafton Branch at 302 - 4th Avenue, branch established on 1996/03/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.0 mil, Deposits: $125.2 mil, headquarters in Northwood, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Grafton:

Marital status in Grafton, IA
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Grafton:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grafton, IA (based on Worth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,52112
Evangelical Protestant6219
Catholic3901
None2,066-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Worth County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

9.14 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Worth County:

28.6%
State:

27.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 1$2,376$28,5120$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,116
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,816
Totals for Government 1$2,376$28,5128$2,932

Grafton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $216,000 ($870.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($318.55)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($221.77)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($181.45)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($145.16)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($112.90)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($100.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($72.58)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($36.29)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($16.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($16.13)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($8.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($8.06)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($8.06)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($32.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $66,000 ($266.13)

Grafton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,000 ($112.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($88.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($60.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($334.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $50,000 ($201.61)
    Rents: $16,000 ($64.52)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($44.35)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($24.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $211,000 ($850.81)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($112.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($104.84)
    Highways: $14,000 ($56.45)
  • Tax - Property: $52,000 ($209.68)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,000 ($68.55)

Grafton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,000 ($834.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000 ($782.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($52.42)

Grafton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $257,000 ($1036.29)

6.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.98% ($32,683 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IA  0.66% ($35,850)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:

  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KRNI (1010 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRIB (1490 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grafton:

  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KUNY (91.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYTC (102.7 FM; NORTHWOOD, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KCMR (97.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: TLC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K223AB (92.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: GREAT COMM. COMMCNS. OF N. IOWA INC)
  • KCPI (94.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • K214BA (90.7 FM; MASON CITY, ETC., IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KLKK (103.7 FM; CLEAR LAKE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grafton:

  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.0mTotal length
  • 590Total average daily traffic
  • 72Total average daily truck traffic
  • 590Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Jeff Littlejohn, 3 Mi. N. Ne Of Grafton, Ia (Lat: 43.364694 Lon: -93.048250), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P., Mgrepp@hhlaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 637-6845
  • Jeff Littlejohn, 3 Mi. N. Ne Of Grafton, Ia (Lat: 43.364694 Lon: -93.048250), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Clear Channel Communications, Inc., Fcccontact@clearchannel.Com, , Tulsa, Phone: (918) 664-4581
  • James A Coloff, 3 Mi. N. Ne Of Grafton, Ia (Lat: 43.364694 Lon: -93.048250), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jacoloff@hotmail.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918
  • EDDIE BARELA, 4150 Yarrow Ave (Lat: 43.363944 Lon: -93.045833), Type: 82.9, Overall height: 82.9 m, Registrant: Iberdrola Renewables, Eddie.Barela@iberdrolausa.Com, , Kense-tt, Phone: (641) 845-2340
  • James A Coloff, 3 Mi. N. Ne Of Grafton, Ia (Lat: 43.364694 Lon: -93.048250), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, LLC, Jacoloff@hotmail.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-6956
  • Jim Coloff, 3 Mi. N. Ne Of Grafton, Ia (Lat: 43.364694 Lon: -93.048250), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jacoloff@hotmail.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918
  • .22 Km W Of Yarrow Ave .39 Km S 410th St (Lat: 43.353333 Lon: -93.046944), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 120.7 m, Registrant: Green- Bay, Phone: (920) 494-6310

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Plymouth Jct Plymth01 - Aei 500m Ne Of (367th St X Cp Rail Tracks) (Lat: 43.299167 Lon: -93.090306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQWE243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 913.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2015, Expiration Date: 07/29/2025, Certifier: Celina Kawasima, Registrant: Canadian Pacific Railway, 5th Floor - 120 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (403) 319-6007, Fax: (612) 851-5688, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STEINBERG, 2490 420th St (Lat: 43.370861 Lon: -93.024944), Type: Silo, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WRAW396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 03/23/2018, Expiration Date: 03/23/2028, Certifier: Corey Hauer, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD0GPJ, Grant Date: 04/26/1988, Expiration Date: 04/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2000, Registrant: Kermit A Trettin, Route 1 Box 95, Grafton, IA 50440

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 777KC , Serial Number: 28-7625239, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2014
    Registrant (Individual): David Underriner, 2415 390th St, Grafton, IA 50440

Most common first names in Grafton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John685.0 years
Walter578.8 years
Floyd477.8 years
George475.1 years
Roy480.0 years
William482.0 years
Elmer367.0 years
Arnold376.6 years
Lydia384.7 years
Alvin387.7 years
Most common last names in Grafton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walk1077.2 years
Hackbart982.2 years
Sheka973.7 years
Trettin881.7 years
Bublitz667.3 years
Buechele585.8 years
Kruger584.4 years
Bork579.0 years
Wahl578.6 years
Borchert487.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grafton, IA
  • 88.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grafton, IA
  • 52.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity


Grafton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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