Grafton, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 6,007 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +160.9%
Males: 4,200  (69.9%)
Females: 1,807  (30.1%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44028.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,805 (it was $52,446 in 2000)
Grafton:

$52,805
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,555 (it was $19,584 in 2000)

Grafton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,524 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Grafton:

$131,524
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $142,824; Detached houses: $141,491; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,761

Median gross rent in 2013: $714.

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  • Races in Grafton, OH (2013)

    Grafton races chart
    • 4,47171.4%White alone
    • 1,36721.8%Black alone
    • 1873.0%Two or more races
    • 1572.5%Hispanic
    • 240.4%Asian alone
    • 170.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grafton: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.7%), Irish (15.7%), English (6.0%), United States (5.1%), Polish (4.3%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 4.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,331 people per square mile   (low).

Grafton,OH real estate house value index trend

Grafton, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Grafton:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton village:

  • Never married: 43.4%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

72 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.1%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Grafton, Ohio as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grafton to the number of sex offenders is 282 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,755 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,640 (1.3%)

Grafton satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 82.05 W

Area code: 440

Grafton household income distribution Grafton home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.70
Ohio average:

2.45
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Grafton, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grafton, Ohio average temperatures Grafton, Ohio average precipitation Grafton, Ohio humidity Grafton, Ohio wind speed Grafton, Ohio snowfall Grafton, Ohio sunshine Grafton, Ohio clear and cloudy days

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 slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% 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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 51.5 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 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from Grafton center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.0 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grafton topographic map

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

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:

  • Mole Airport (Runways: 1, Itinerant Ops: 750, Local Ops: 400)

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: 193; Location: 35716 ROYALTON RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grafton:

See full list of schools located in Grafton

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)

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 125. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

125
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.278. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.278
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.06. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Black residents)
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

Grafton, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Grafton compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grafton village (based on Lorain County data)

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
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lorain County:

29.0%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,775$45,3000$0
Other Government Administration 0$1,840 49$6,277
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$510
Police Protection - Officers 4$14,521$43,5637$5,042
Police - Other 1$3,322$39,8646$3,160
Firefighters 0$0 17$553
Streets and Highways 3$10,383$41,5320$0
Sewerage 3$10,757$43,0280$0
Electric Power 3$10,883$43,5320$0
Other and Unallocable 11$1,037$1,13124$2,374
Totals for Government 26$56,518$26,085106$17,916

Grafton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $609,000 ($101.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $470,000 ($78.24)
    Sewerage: $133,000 ($22.14)
    Financial Administration: $116,000 ($19.31)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($5.33)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,592,000 ($265.02)
    Police Protection: $475,000 ($79.07)
    Sewerage: $389,000 ($64.76)
    Water Utilities: $325,000 ($54.10)
    Financial Administration: $239,000 ($39.79)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($29.63)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($23.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($16.31)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($13.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($9.16)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($14.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000 ($42.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($5.99)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $836,000 ($139.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($8.49)

Grafton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,068,000 ($177.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($15.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $243,000 ($40.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($8.16)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($1.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,844,000 ($306.98)
    Water Utilities: $399,000 ($66.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $142,000 ($23.64)
    Highways: $68,000 ($11.32)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,168,000 ($194.44)
    Property: $176,000 ($29.30)
    Motor Vehicle License: $65,000 ($10.82)
    NEC: $65,000 ($10.82)

Grafton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($249.71)
    Water Utilities: $851,000 ($141.67)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,230,000 ($704.18)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($249.71)
    Other NEC: $557,000 ($92.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,560,000 ($759.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($249.71)
    Water Utilities: $783,000 ($130.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($249.71)
    Other, NEC: $227,000 ($37.79)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($11.32)

Grafton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,059,000 ($1008.66)

3.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($161 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  1.69% ($50,279 average AGI)
from Erie County, OH  0.20% ($40,635)
from Medina County, OH  0.17% ($38,665)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.42% ($35,089 average AGI)
to Erie County, OH  0.20% ($38,132)
to Medina County, OH  0.18% ($40,165)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Grafton fatal accident list:

Dec 18, 2012 09:27 AM, Sr-83 Avon Belden Rd, Lat: 41.22885, Lon: -82.02331, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 2011 03:21 PM, Sr-303, Lat: 41.23796, Lon: -82.07024, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 2003 07:07 PM, Sr-57, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jul 26, 2002 06:43 PM, Avon-Belden-Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 5,730Total average daily traffic
  • 241Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,467Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grafton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Grafton, OH)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • VALLEY CITY OH, 33590 W. Law Rd. (Lat: 41.228333 Lon: -81.973889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQIK965
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2008, Expiration Date: 03/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • VALLEY CITY GRAFTON, 33590 West Law Road (Lat: 41.228333 Lon: -81.973889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQOS582
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 01/18/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LITCHFIELD, 34473 Neff Road (Lat: 41.201389 Lon: -81.992472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQQV297
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • CARLISLE, 10000 Ft E Of Sr 301 And 1100 Ft N Of Banks Rd (Lat: 41.288111 Lon: -82.088472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WGX632
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.100 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2010, Expiration Date: 03/07/2021, Certifier: Steven F Lux
    Registrant: Firstenergy Corp., 800 Cabin Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, Phone: (724) 838-6035, Fax: (724) 830-5181, Email:
  • GRAFTON, 14708 Wooster Avon Lake Rd (Lat: 41.271444 Lon: -82.025694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WLR625
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2011, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Grafton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grafton, OH
Businesses in Grafton, OH
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Circle K2Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
GNC1

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