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Population in 2012: 5,931 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +157.6%
Males: 4,248  (71.6%)
Females: 1,683  (28.4%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 44028.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,499 (it was $52,446 in 2000)
Grafton:

$57,499
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,071

Grafton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,549 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Grafton:

$135,549
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,842; Detached houses: $146,751; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $777.

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  • White alone - 4,365 (68.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,504 (23.5%)
  • Hispanic - 230 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 203 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 39 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grafton: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Irish (13.9%), English (7.0%), Polish (4.8%), United States (4.5%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 4.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,314 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Grafton:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton village:

  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

120 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.9%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Grafton, Ohio as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Grafton to the number of sex offenders is 270 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,883 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,557 (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

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Grafton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 62% 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 74% 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 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 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
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from Grafton center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 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, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 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.


Hospital/medical center in Grafton:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Grafton, 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: 2,894)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 10 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 5,348)
  • Baldwin-Wallace College (about 13 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,560)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 25 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 12,113)
  • Cleveland State University (about 26 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 9,718)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 28 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 8,455)
  • John Carroll University (about 31 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 3,148)

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:

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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)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.53
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

GRAFTON VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 2200, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-1995 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.2%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grafton, OH

4,045 people in state prisons in 2010

Grafton compared to Ohio state average:

Grafton, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 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 (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.86%
Here45.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents55.9%7.5%7.1%6.2%3.2%
Congregations15.7%11.9%7.2%7.7%5.5%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.8%2.2%1.9%1.5%11.8%
Congregations5.1%3.0%1.7%4.7%37.4%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,421$41,0520$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,002$36,0086$3,607
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,072
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,810$38,4304$3,277
Police - Other 3$6,671$26,6844$3,128
Firefighters 0$0 9$1,233
Streets and Highways 3$9,489$37,9560$0
Health 0$0 10$908
Sewerage 2$6,739$40,4340$0
Electric Power 2$7,074$42,4440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,419
Totals for Government 18$55,206$36,80439$15,644

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $609,000 ($102.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $470,000 ($79.24)
    Sewerage: $133,000 ($22.42)
    Financial Administration: $116,000 ($19.56)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($5.40)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,592,000 ($268.42)
    Police Protection: $475,000 ($80.09)
    Sewerage: $389,000 ($65.59)
    Water Utilities: $325,000 ($54.80)
    Financial Administration: $239,000 ($40.30)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($30.01)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($24.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($16.52)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($13.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($9.27)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($15.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000 ($42.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($6.07)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $836,000 ($140.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($8.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,068,000 ($180.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($16.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $243,000 ($40.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($8.26)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,844,000 ($310.91)
    Water Utilities: $399,000 ($67.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $142,000 ($23.94)
    Highways: $68,000 ($11.47)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,168,000 ($196.93)
    Property: $176,000 ($29.67)
    Motor Vehicle License: $65,000 ($10.96)
    NEC: $65,000 ($10.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($252.91)
    Water Utilities: $851,000 ($143.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,230,000 ($713.20)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($252.91)
    Other NEC: $557,000 ($93.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,560,000 ($768.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($252.91)
    Water Utilities: $783,000 ($132.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $1,500,000 ($252.91)
    Other, NEC: $227,000 ($38.27)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($11.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,059,000 ($1021.58)

4.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Ohio average:

5.31%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($405 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.10%
Ohio average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  2.28% ($52,984 average AGI)
from Erie County, OH  0.23% ($39,816)
from Medina County, OH  0.19% ($49,281)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Ohio average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Lorain County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  1.39% ($37,059 average AGI)
to Erie County, OH  0.27% ($37,661)
to Medina County, OH  0.21% ($43,190)

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.)

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

Grafton, Ohio:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Ohio average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 175
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 128
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 285
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

Grafton fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2011 03:21 PM, Sr-303, Lat: 41.23795833, Lon: -82.07024444, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 2003 07:07 PM, Sr-57, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Jul 26, 2002 06:43 PM, Avon-Belden-Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,730
Total average daily truck traffic: 241
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 8,467

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
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
GNC1True Value1

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