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Population in 2010: 17,765. Population change since 2000: +19.3%
 

Males: 8,605  (48.4%)
Females: 9,160  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01536.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,141 (it was $56,020 in 2000)
Grafton:

$73,141
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,883

Grafton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $308,730 (it was $178,600 in 2000)
Grafton:

$308,730
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $392,372; Detached houses: $414,708; Townhouses or other attached units: $298,932; In 2-unit structures: $317,875; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $269,003; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,808; Mobile homes: $186,783
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  • White alone - 15,477 (87.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1,370 (7.7%)
  • Hispanic - 406 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 272 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 184 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 39 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grafton: 275.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.0%), Italian (16.5%), English (14.4%), French (14.3%), French Canadian (11.2%), Polish (8.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1735

Elevation: 425 feet

Land area: 22.7 square miles.

Population density: 781 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Grafton:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton town:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

646 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.0% North America, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:  4.3%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Grafton, Massachusetts as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Grafton to the number of sex offenders is 3,560 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Grafton town:  1.3% ($2,347)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Grafton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (6.9 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (32.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (155.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Millbury, MA (1.9 miles ), Upton, MA (2.2 miles ), Upton-West Upton, MA (2.3 miles ), Shrewsbury, MA (2.3 miles ), Sutton, MA (2.4 miles ), Westborough, MA (2.4 miles ), Northbridge, MA (2.6 miles ), Worcester, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 104 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1998: 153 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 127 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2000: 95 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2001: 166 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2002: 96 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2003: 172 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2004: 288 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2005: 259 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2006: 142 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $205,500
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $241,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.21 N, Longitude: 71.70 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Grafton household income distribution Grafton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Grafton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.05.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0312003421
per 100,000 0.020.06.211.80.00.016.722.411.25.6
Robberies 1313001411
per 100,000 7.120.06.217.70.00.05.622.45.65.6
Assaults 4419142012712191720
per 100,000 310.6127.086.1117.767.639.266.6106.295.1111.2
Burglaries 24262129415840384340
per 100,000 169.4173.7129.2170.7231.0324.5222.2212.3240.6222.4
Thefts 55536043736153498769
per 100,000 388.3354.2369.2253.1411.3341.3294.4273.8486.8383.6
Auto thefts 47111111176957
per 100,000 28.246.867.764.762.095.133.350.328.038.9
Arson 0012010022
per 100,000 0.00.06.211.80.05.60.00.011.211.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 97.780.755.468.264.953.960.778.771.064.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Grafton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Grafton, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Grafton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grafton, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Grafton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Grafton town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grafton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from Grafton center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Grafton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grafton topographic map

Birthplace of: Aaron Willard - Clockmaker, Cyrus Pitt Grosvenor - Anti-Slavery Baptist minister, Marnie Reed Crowell - Conservationist, Ryan Lannon - Ice hockey player, George Wheeler (explorer) - Cartographer, Holly Piirainen - Children, Asa Stratton - Major League Baseball player, Hugh Bradley (baseball) - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Grafton: Charles H. Pinkham.


Hospital/medical center in Grafton:

  • KEITH HILL NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 44 OLD UPTON ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Grafton:

  • BRIGHAM HILL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; NORTH GRAFTON, MA)
  • EDGEWOOD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; NORTH GRAFTON, MA)
  • UPTON NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; UPTON, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Grafton, MA

Amtrak stations near Grafton:

  • 7 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:

  • College of the Holy Cross (about 7 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,897)
  • Clark University (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 8 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Worcester State College (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Assumption College (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 9 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 4,089)
  • Framingham State College (about 15 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 3,195)

Public high school in Grafton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grafton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Grafton:

  • TOUCHSTONE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 54 LELAND ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • SILVER SPRUCE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 44 OLD UPTON RD; Grades: PK - 3)
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Library in Grafton:

  • GRAFTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $519,794; Location: 35 GRAFTON COMMON; 57,047 books; 930 e-books; 3,515 audio materials; 3,030 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Grafton: Grafton Station (A), Grafton Fire Department (B), Webster Veterinary Medical Library (C), Willard House and Clock Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grafton include: Union Congregational Church (A), Saint Phillips Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Saint James Parish Center (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), North Grafton United Methodist Church (F), Baptist Church of Grafton (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Phillips Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Windle Pond (A), Cider Millpond (B), Blackstone River Reservoir (C), Silver Lake (D), Lake Ripple (E), Pratts Pond (F), Hovey Pond (G), Hayes Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Axtell Brook (A), Big Bummet Brook (B), Cronin Brook (C), Miscoe Brook (D), Quinsigamond River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grafton: John H Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Point Rok Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Grafton Town - Public Libraries- Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 33 Central Square), Grafton Town - Public Libraries- S Grafton BR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 71 Main), Grafton Recreation Commission (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 Old Upton Road).

 
Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average.
City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.7
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grafton and their reported violations in the past:

GRAFTON WATER DISTRICT (Address: 44 MILLBURY ST. , Population served: 8935, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2004), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2003), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1995 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1994 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1993 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-1997)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grafton, MA

People in group quarters in Grafton in 2010:

  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Grafton in 2000:

  • 294 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 16 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Grafton compared to Massachusetts 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Grafton (2011 data):

  • Savers Co-operative Bank: Grafton Branch at 96 Worcester Street, branch established on 1976/05/01. Info updated 2011/08/19: Bank assets: $414.6 mil, Deposits: $307.9 mil, headquarters in Southbridge, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Grafton Branch at 76-78 Worcester Road, branch established on 1960/08/29. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Grafton town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WORC (1310 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CHOWDER BROADCAST GROUP LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grafton:

  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCUW (91.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WUW, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYCM (90.1 FM; CHARLTON, MA; Owner: BAY PATH VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Grafton:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Grafton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 118 meters (387ft)
Total costs: $28,593,000
Total average daily traffic: 804,551
Total average daily truck traffic: 76,025

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 4
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 23
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Grafton, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grafton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3 Worcester St (Lat: 42.208417 Lon: -71.681167), Call Sign: KAS759, Licensee ID: L00033312
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 12/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Grafton, Town Of, 1 Central Square, Grafton, MA 01519, Phone: (508) 839-4606
  • 44 Worcester St (Lat: 42.211750 Lon: -71.688111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQHU395
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2007, Expiration Date: 11/07/2017, Certifier: Richie Maloney
    Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 10 Park Plz Rm 7210, Boston, MA 02116-3973, Phone: (617) 973-7049, Fax: (617) 248-3869
  • Intr Rte30 Pine St And Rr Row (Lat: 42.246333 Lon: -71.685500), Type: Upole, Structure height: 16.7 m, Call Sign: WQJN430, Licensee ID: L00015862
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.410 MHz, 161.475 MHz, 161.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2008, Expiration Date: 11/06/2018, Certifier: Dennis Sproul
    Registrant: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, 32 Cobble Hill Rd, Somerville, MA 02143, Phone: (617) 222-3061, Fax: (617) 222-3605, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BOS1229, 20 Indian Path (Lat: 42.228611 Lon: -71.690278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQFL201
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2006, Expiration Date: 08/08/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2008, Certifier: Eric M Botto
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • BOS1230, Knowlton Dairy Estabrook Rd (Lat: 42.226667 Lon: -71.663889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQGF989, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2007, Expiration Date: 01/08/2017, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • STATION, Grafton State Police Barracks (Lat: 42.211750 Lon: -71.688111), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WCE899
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/31/2018
    Registrant: Phone: (617) 973-8125

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grafton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1120C , Serial Number: E-3388, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Owen Carr, 84 North St, Grafton, MA 01519
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-23H-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 58 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 231SL , Serial Number: 68, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Scott B Lamont, 25 Trinity Ave, Grafton, MA 01519
  • Aircraft: MISTERKA ROBERT M COZY 3 PLACE (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E3D (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 342RM , Serial Number: 446, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Trustee Misterka, 11 Cheryl Dr, Grafton, MA 01519
  • Aircraft: SAILPLANE HP-14 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4400 , Serial Number: 57, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Scott B Lamont, 25 Trinity Ave, Grafton, MA 01519
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75799 , Serial Number: 17267959, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/12/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Peter M Allia, 9 Powerline Dr, Grafton, MA 01519, Other Owners: Kenneth A Poole


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Grafton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grafton, MA
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