Grafton, Ohio

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Population in 2019: 5,707 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +147.9%
Males: 4,787  (83.9%)
Females: 920  (16.1%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 44028.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,313 (it was $52,446 in 2000)
Grafton:

$61,313
OH:

$58,642

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,792 (it was $19,584 in 2000)

Grafton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $158,334 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Grafton:

$158,334
OH:

$157,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $192,394; detached houses: $193,060; townhouses or other attached units: $150,139

Median gross rent in 2019: $715.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grafton: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.8%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Grafton, OH (2019)
    • 3,79462.8%White alone
    • 1,57326.1%Black alone
    • 2814.7%Hispanic
    • 2093.5%Two or more races
    • 801.3%American Indian alone
    • 170.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Grafton, Ohio as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grafton is 306 to 1.


Crime rates in Grafton by year

Type

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(52.5)
3
(50.9)
3
(50.2)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.6)
1
(17.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(122.5)
10
(169.6)
13
(217.4)
10
(163.8)
16
(258.8)
5
(84.0)
1
(17.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(157.5)
20
(339.3)
23
(384.6)
28
(458.6)
24
(388.2)
25
(420.0)
13
(223.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index40.835.682.175.746.630.718.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.67
Ohio average:

2.01
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Ancestries: German (11.2%), African (9.1%), American (8.7%), Italian (6.5%), Irish (5.7%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 4.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,264 people per square mile   (low).

Grafton, Ohio map

71 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Ohio:

4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,645 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,411 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elyria, OH (7.2 miles , pop. 55,953).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (24.5 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Eaton Estates, OH (1.8 miles ),
Lagrange, OH (2.1 miles ),
Pheasant Run, OH (2.6 miles ),
Elyria, OH (2.7 miles ),
North Ridgeville, OH (2.9 miles ),
Oberlin, OH (2.9 miles ),
Olmsted Falls, OH (3.2 miles ),
South Amherst, OH (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 82.05 W

Area code: 440

Distribution of median household income in Grafton, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grafton, OH in 2019
Grafton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $170,100
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $239,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2019: 28 buildings, average cost: $241,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Grafton, OH residents
Average permit cost in Grafton, OH
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Ohio:

5.2%
Historical population in Grafton, OH
Historical housing units in Grafton, OH
Most common industries in Grafton, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (15.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.2%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Grafton, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Grafton, Ohio

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Grafton, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.258. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.610. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.610
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Grafton-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Grafton village center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 23.2 miles away from the village center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Grafton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from Grafton center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 319.9 miles away from Grafton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from Grafton center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lorain County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grafton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Grafton:

  • ABC OF GREATER CLEVELAND, INC (951 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grafton:

  • NEW LIFE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ELYRIA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)
  • FMC- DIALYSIS AND NEPHROLOGY ASSOC OF NE OHIO (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)
  • PALM CREST EAST INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)
  • SENSI-CARE INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)
  • FMC - HERITAGE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ELYRIA, OH)

Airports located in Grafton:

Amtrak station near Grafton:

  • 7 miles: ELYRIA (410 E. RIVER RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:

  • Oberlin College (about 9 miles; Oberlin, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 10 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 13 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 25 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 20,271)
  • Cleveland State University (about 26 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 14,161)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 28 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 7,034)
  • John Carroll University (about 31 miles; University Heights, OH; FT enrollment: 3,546)

Public high school in Grafton:

Private high school in Grafton:

  • CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 138, Location: 35716 ROYALTON RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grafton:

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Library in Grafton:

  • GRAFTON/MIDVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $624,501; Location: 983 MAIN ST.; 59,140 books; 2,568 audio materials; 6,319 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grafton: Grafton State Farm (A), Grafton Village Fire Department Station 1 (B), Grafton Village Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Grafton Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Ed McKean - Baseball player, Byron F. Ritchie - Politician.

Lorain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

GRAFTON VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 2,600, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2003), St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

75.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4,045 people in state prisons in 2010

Banks with branches in Grafton (2011 data):

  • First Place Bank: North Main Street Branch at 351 N. Main Street, branch established on 2006/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,754.5 mil, Deposits: $2,219.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Grafton Branch at 432 North Main Street, branch established on 1982/01/14. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Grafton:

Marital status in Grafton, OH
  • Never married: 53.5%
  • Now married: 25.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Grafton:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Ohio average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grafton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grafton, OH (based on Lorain County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic73,44327
Evangelical Protestant34,366161
Mainline Protestant20,22168
Black Protestant2,32113
Other1,61015
Orthodox7917
None168,604-
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: 55
Lorain County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lorain County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 36
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Lorain County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lorain County:

9.4%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lorain County:

12.0%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
State:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grafton:

21.7%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.5%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.6%
Ohio:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Grafton:

78.0%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grafton, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,802$50,4069$5,246
Sewerage 3$11,238$44,9520$0
Electric Power 3$10,584$42,3360$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,455$45,8200$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,697$46,1827$5,035
Financial Administration 1$4,371$52,4520$0
Health 0$0 7$946
Firefighters 0$0 11$1,081
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$771
Totals for Government 16$62,146$46,61036$13,078

Grafton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $593,000 ($103.91)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($6.83)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,158,000 ($553.36)
    Water Utilities: $985,000 ($172.60)
    Sewerage: $706,000 ($123.71)
    Police Protection: $443,000 ($77.62)
    Central Staff Services: $266,000 ($46.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($36.10)
    Regular Highways: $183,000 ($32.07)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($22.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000 ($21.55)
    General Public Buildings: $95,000 ($16.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000 ($8.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($7.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($1.93)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $198,000 ($34.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $272,000 ($47.66)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($6.13)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $995,000 ($174.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($2.63)

Grafton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,420,000 ($248.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000 ($36.27)
    Other: $28,000 ($4.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($2.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $98,000 ($17.17)
    Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($9.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($6.31)
    Special Assessments: $19,000 ($3.33)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,528,000 ($618.19)
    Water Utilities: $897,000 ($157.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $367,000 ($64.31)
    Other: $23,000 ($4.03)
  • Tax - Corporation Net Income: $1,276,000 ($223.59)
    Property: $238,000 ($41.70)
    Individual Income: $160,000 ($28.04)
    Motor Vehicle License: $78,000 ($13.67)
    Other License: $66,000 ($11.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($1.23)

Grafton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,799,000 ($1191.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,313,000 ($1106.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $560,000 ($98.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($13.14)

Grafton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,982,000 ($1573.86)

4.64% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($146 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  2.07% ($73,949 average AGI)
from Erie County, OH  0.26% ($39,044)
from Medina County, OH  0.22% ($48,830)


4.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.58% ($47,363 average AGI)
to Erie County, OH  0.28% ($48,516)
to Medina County, OH  0.22% ($62,545)
Businesses in Grafton, OH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Circle K2Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEOL (930 AM; 1 kW; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOBL (1320 AM; 1 kW; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: WOBL RADIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grafton:

  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCLV (104.9 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RADIO SEAWAY, INC.)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WGAR-FM (99.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBWC (88.3 FM; BEREA, OH; Owner: BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOBC-FM (91.5 FM; OBERLIN, OH; Owner: OBERLIN COLLEGE STUDENT NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNZN (89.1 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: THE SPANISH CULTURAL NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Grafton:

  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
Grafton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Grafton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.3mTotal length
  • 23,696Total average daily traffic
  • 1,530Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,891Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grafton, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grafton, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grafton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grafton, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grafton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grafton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$134,6953$139,92017$147,6641$27,8001$48,920
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$96,7250$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$99,2800$07$153,6831$27,9900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$80,4103$114,7700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$180,7700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0912.00 , 0951.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$103,9401$126,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0912.00 , 0951.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grafton, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grafton, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of fire incidents - 64 took place in 2004, and the least - 24 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grafton, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grafton, OH
    • 41250.5%Structure Fires
    • 26132.0%Outside Fires
    • 13716.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 60.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grafton, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grafton, OH
  • 92.4%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grafton, OH
  • 74.9%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Electricity


Grafton compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Grafton on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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