For population 25 years and over in Grafton:
For population 15 years and over in Grafton town:
29 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% North America, 0.4% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (48.4 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (97.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (212.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Orange, NH (2.3 miles ), Springfield, NH (2.5 miles ), Danbury, NH (2.6 miles ), Canaan, NH (2.7 miles ), Enfield, NH (2.8 miles ), Grantham, NH (3.0 miles ), Alexandria, NH (3.0 miles ), Wilmot, NH (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.57 N, Longitude: 71.97 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
Work and jobs in Grafton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grafton, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grafton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Grafton town center .
On 7/9/1962, a category F2 tornado 24.6 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Grafton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 76% 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 19.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from Grafton center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.4 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) earthquake occurred 86.2 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 26.3 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 84.8 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 Grafton County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Heliports located in Grafton:
Amtrak station near Grafton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.48. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 4.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 11.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Grafton compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Grafton (based on Grafton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,840 average adjusted gross income)
0.56% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,875 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Grafton:
TV broadcast stations around Grafton:
Grafton fatal accident list:
Nov 14, 2004 07:55 AM, Sr-112, Us-118, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 16, 2003 09:30 PM, Blueberry Hill Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 2, 1994 10:00 PM, Route 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Grafton, NH
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $65,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 807
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grafton)
Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.