Grafton, Illinois Population 2024

831

Grafton is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. Grafton has a 2024 population of 831. Grafton is currently growing at a rate of 6.27% annually and its population has increased by 30.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 639 in 2020.

The average household income in Grafton is $109,970 with a poverty rate of 10.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grafton is 57.1 years, 50 years for males, and 65 years for females.

Grafton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grafton was:

  • White: 92.63%
  • Two or more races: 7.37%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
223.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
30.05% (192)
The current population of Grafton, Illinois is 831 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 639.

Grafton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52892.63%
Two or more races427.37%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid 2024

Grafton Median Age

57.1

Total

50

Male

65

Female

Grafton Adults

There are 491 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

105.8

Age Dependency Ratio

77.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female24843.51%
Male32256.49%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2482.387.112.9
Married1582.6491.88.2
Non Family721.0173.626.4
Female115.091000
Male73.431000
showing: 5 rows

2.8

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

87.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grafton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Grafton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.17%.

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$72,083

Average Earnings

$62,188

Average Male

$74,583

Average Female

Grafton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grafton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Grafton Language

96.99% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5285610.61%
Multiple4224.76%
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10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.56%

Male Poverty Rate

9.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is White, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Multiple, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.33%.

Grafton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
High School13.3%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%
Some College3.36%
showing: 4 rows

Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.62%
Female Employed2.27%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Grafton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grafton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

67.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Grafton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Grafton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grafton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

54

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Grafton Veterans by War

count

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Grafton Veterans by Age

count

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Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.7%

Labor Force Participation

34.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Grafton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Grafton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Grafton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.21%

Born in Grafton

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 64.21% having been born in Illinois. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grafton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,076494.77%
20281,027495.01%
2027978495.27%
2026929495.57%
2025880495.9%
2024831496.27%
2023782496.68%
2022733497.16%
2021684457.04%
202063950.79%
2019634-3-0.47%
2018637-6-0.93%
2017643-4-0.62%
2016647-9-1.37%
2015656-8-1.2%
2014664
2013664-5-0.75%
2012669-5-0.74%
2011674-6-0.88%
2010680
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Grafton Population by Year