Grafton, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 4,324 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 2,051  (47.4%)
Females: 2,273  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58237.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,992 (it was $33,231 in 2000)
Grafton:

$45,992
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,747 (it was $16,644 in 2000)

Grafton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,978 (it was $58,200 in 2000)
Grafton:

$77,978
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,571; Detached houses: $86,496; Townhouses or other attached units: $49,623; In 2-unit structures: $60,069; Mobile homes: $26,280

Median gross rent in 2012: $502.

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  • White alone - 3,638 (81.7%)
  • Hispanic - 587 (13.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 164 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grafton: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (26.4%), German (17.4%), Polish (9.4%), United States (5.1%), Czech (4.3%), Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 826 feet

Land area: 3.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,256 people per square mile   (low).

Grafton,ND real estate house value index trend

Grafton, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Grafton:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

55 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
North Dakota:  2.4%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Grafton, North Dakota as of July 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grafton to the number of sex offenders is 539 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,299 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,144 (1.9%)

Grafton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (110.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (309.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (656.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nash, ND (2.5 miles) , Auburn, ND (2.5 miles) , Minto, ND (3.0 miles ), Hoople, ND (3.6 miles ), Forest River, ND (3.7 miles) , St. Thomas, ND (3.8 miles ), Drayton, ND (3.8 miles ), Ardoch, ND (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $215,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $270,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 97.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +777 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,679 (73.2%)

Area code: 701

Grafton household income distribution Grafton home values distribution

Crime rates in Grafton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000002112225
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.047.124.325.151.049.445.9115.0
Robberies 100000001100
per 100,000 22.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.025.524.70.00.0
Assaults 23211455151016
per 100,000 44.867.345.723.223.394.3121.4125.325.5123.4229.6367.9
Burglaries 19492022151814452415168
per 100,000 425.91098.9456.5511.3350.2424.2340.01127.5611.6370.2367.3184.0
Thefts 2331891321291139684111827374114
per 100,000 5223.04238.63013.02997.92638.32262.62039.82781.32089.71801.61698.82621.3
Auto thefts 1081013681088979
per 100,000 224.2179.4228.3302.1140.1188.5242.8200.5203.9222.1160.7206.9
Arson 010000020011
per 100,000 0.022.40.00.00.00.00.050.10.00.023.023.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 274.1276.0181.0185.7146.9193.1169.6252.9197.5188.5190.4301.8

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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: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
North Dakota average:

2.07
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -420 (-8.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Grafton, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grafton-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Grafton city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 49.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grafton-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 683.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 200.7 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 196.8 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 305.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 183.6 miles away from Grafton center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 498.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walsh County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 27, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grafton topographic map

Birthplace of: Barry Tallackson - Ice hockey player, Les Lear - NFL player and coach, Paula Winslowe - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Grafton:

  • FRIENDSHIP-412 (412 E 10TH ST)
  • REM ND INC-MANVEL (1575 MANVEL AVE)
  • REM ND INC-SUMMIT (730 SUMMIT AVE)
  • UNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 164 W 13TH STREET)
  • LUTHERAN SUNSET HOME (333 EASTERN AVE)
  • STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (701 WEST 6TH STREET)

Airports located in Grafton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:

  • University of North Dakota (about 38 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 109 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 112 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 112 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 135 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 153 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in Grafton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grafton:

See full list of schools located in Grafton, School District: GRAFTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 3

Library in Grafton:

  • CARNEGIE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $116,066; Location: 49 WEST 7TH STREET; 50,637 books; 2,447 audio materials; 3,368 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Student to teacher ratio in Grafton is 18 to 1

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Notable locations in Grafton: Western Plaza (A), Grafton Fire Station 2 (B), Grafton Fire Station 1 (C), Valley Ambulance and Rescue Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grafton: Leistikow Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Heritage Village (Historical Places & Services; Highway 17 West).

Hotels: Super 8 Grafton ND (948 West 12th Street), Super Eight Motel (948 West 12th Street), Americinn - Grafton- Nd (1015 W 12th St), Leonard Motel and Video (Highway 17 West).

Court: Walsh County - District Court Clerk (600 Cooper Avenue).

Walsh 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 CITY OF (Population served: 4,284, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WALSH RURAL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,600, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

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

People in group quarters in Grafton in 2010:

  • 142 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Grafton in 2000:

  • 177 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 98 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Grafton, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Grafton compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Grafton (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Grafton Branch at 1038 Hill Ave, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Grafton Branch at 910 Hill Avenue, branch established on 1892/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $898.5 mil, Deposits: $707.2 mil, headquarters in Grand Forks, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • First United Bank: Grafton Branch at 1011 West 11th Street, branch established on 1998/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.3 mil, Deposits: $128.6 mil, headquarters in Park River, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Holding Company Of Park River, Inc
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Grafton Branch at 735 Hill Avenue, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Choice Financial Group: at 645 Hill Avenue, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $593.8 mil, Deposits: $513.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Choice Financial Holdings, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grafton, North Dakota:

  • Super 8 Motel, 948 W 12TH St, Grafton, ND 58237 , Phone: (701) 352-0888
  • Americinn Motel & Suites, 1015 12TH St W, Grafton, ND 58201 , Phone: (800) 634-3444, Fax: (800) 634-3444
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grafton, North Dakota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Grafton travel time to work - commute Grafton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grafton city (based on Walsh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 93.07%
Here: 93.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Association of Free Lutheran CongregationsLutheran Church
Adherents45.9%39.7%3.3%3.2%2.1%
Congregations26.1%30.4%10.9%8.7%2.2%
NameUnited Methodist Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristAssemblies of GodHutterian BrethrenOther
Adherents1.7%1.0%1.0%0.9%1.2%
Congregations6.5%2.2%2.2%2.2%8.7%
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: 6
Walsh County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Walsh County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Walsh County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walsh County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$20,072$40,1441$2,641
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$8,248
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$704
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,548$44,7310$0
Police - Other 1$2,496$29,9520$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$579
Streets and Highways 4$16,185$48,5552$374
Sewerage 4$8,093$24,2790$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$201
Water Supply 4$14,873$44,6190$0
Electric Power 4$21,469$64,4070$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,097$40,3880$0
Totals for Government 35$126,833$43,48618$12,747

Grafton government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,105,000 ($718.09)
    General - Other: $849,000 ($196.35)
    Water Utilities: $625,000 ($144.54)
    Police Protection: $538,000 ($124.42)
    Regular Highways: $526,000 ($121.65)
    Financial Administration: $258,000 ($59.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $243,000 ($56.20)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($51.80)
    Fire Protection: $114,000 ($26.36)
    Health Services - Other: $38,000 ($8.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($25.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $484,000 ($111.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $355,000 ($82.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.39)

Grafton government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $396,000 ($91.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000 ($62.44)
    All Other: $36,000 ($8.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $825,000 ($190.80)
    Interest Earnings: $102,000 ($23.59)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,683,000 ($851.76)
    Water Utilities: $600,000 ($138.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $499,000 ($115.40)
    Highways: $210,000 ($48.57)
  • Tax - Property: $971,000 ($224.56)
    NEC: $39,000 ($9.02)

Grafton government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($31.45)
    Electric Utilities: $100,000 ($23.13)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,699,000 ($392.92)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $76,000 ($17.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,463,000 ($338.34)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $168,000 ($38.85)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($28.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $236,000 ($54.58)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($2.78)
    Electric Utilities: $8,000 ($1.85)

Grafton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($6.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,003,000 ($1619.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $392,000 ($90.66)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grand Forks County, ND  1.16% ($30,340 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.46% ($26,048)
from Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($29,000)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grand Forks County, ND  1.62% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.84% ($37,769)
to Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($26,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:

  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grafton:

  • KAUJ (100.9 FM; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grafton:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K58BP (Channel 58; GLASSTON, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Grafton, North Dakota:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Dakota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 65
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 95
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 23
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Grafton fatal accident list:

Aug 27, 2005 03:30 PM, Prospect Ave, 9th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 2005 05:35 AM, Westwood Ave, 11th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 26, 1992 00:40 AM, Hi Way 81, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 1990 04:20 PM, Hill Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 1986 03:20 PM, 5th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 27, 1983 08:34 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 9, 1978 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $414,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,140
Total average daily truck traffic: 320
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,960
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grafton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Grafton, ND)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grafton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grafton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Grafton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grafton, ND
Most common first names in Grafton, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6081.9 years
John4878.6 years
William3577.4 years
Henry3575.7 years
Joseph3075.7 years
Frank2981.3 years
Clara2685.6 years
Charles2673.3 years
George2677.8 years
Edward2476.0 years
Most common last names in Grafton, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6276.2 years
Anderson4175.6 years
Thompson2380.7 years
Lykken2184.8 years
Hanson2080.3 years
Larson2077.5 years
Nelson2079.6 years
Collette1781.5 years
Campbell1779.9 years
Olson1677.7 years
Businesses in Grafton, ND
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
AmericInn1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
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