For population 25 years and over in Grafton:
For population 15 years and over in Grafton town:
38 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.4% North America, 1.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (59.7 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (97.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (174.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Chester-Chester Depot, VT (2.3 miles ), Athens, VT (2.3 miles ), Saxtons River, VT (2.4 miles ), Rockingham, VT (2.5 miles ), Windham, VT (2.5 miles ), Chester, VT (2.6 miles ), Andover, VT (2.9 miles ), Bellows Falls, VT (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 72.60 W
Area code: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+7.5%).
Work and jobs in Grafton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grafton, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grafton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Grafton town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 34.4 miles away from the town center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Grafton-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Grafton center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Grafton center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Windham County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak stations near Grafton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Grafton:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Grafton and their reported violations in the past:OLD TAVERN AT GRAFTON DANIELS CAFE (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GRAFTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Grafton compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Grafton (based on Windham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,328 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,696 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:
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TV broadcast stations around Grafton:
Grafton fatal accident list:
Jun 1, 2001 87:99 PM, Fas-125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 23, 1988 11:00 PM, Fas 125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 24, 1987 11:10 AM, Fas 125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1978 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Grafton, VT
Total length: 43 meters (141ft)
Total costs: $3,043,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,630
Total average daily truck traffic: 321
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 10,151
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grafton, VT