Grafton, Illinois Population 2022

616
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Grafton is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 616, it is the 831st largest city in Illinois and the 17890th largest city in the United States. Grafton is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -8.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 672 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Grafton has a population density of 166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grafton is $66,890 with a poverty rate of 20.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $215,500. The median age in Grafton is 58.3 years, 59.1 years for males, and 57 years for females.

Grafton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Graftonwas:

  • White: 94.20%
  • Two or more races: 5.80%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Grafton, Illinois is 616 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 672.

Grafton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid 2022

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Grafton Median Age

53.8


Total

53.3


Male

53.9


Female

Grafton Adults

There are 561 adults, (225 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

67

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female

341

50.74%

Male

331

49.26%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grafton Household Types

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grafton Households and Families

2.65

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Grafton Households by Type

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Grafton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.00%.

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,750

Average Earnings

$54,659

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Grafton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grafton Language by Age

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Grafton Language

94.71% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

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20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.52%

Male Poverty Rate

23.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is White, with 21.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Multiple, with 12.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.82%.

Grafton Poverty

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Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Grafton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grafton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Grafton Married by Age and Sex

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Grafton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Grafton Marital Status by Race

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Grafton Marital Status

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63

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Grafton Veterans by War

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Grafton Veterans by Age

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Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

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22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

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46.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Grafton Employment by Age

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Grafton Employment by Race

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Grafton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.99%

Born in Grafton

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 56.99% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Grafton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Grafton Population by Year