Grafton, Illinois Population 2021

634
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Grafton is a city located in Jersey County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 634, it is the 793rd largest city in Illinois and the 12290th largest city in the United States . Grafton is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 674 in 2010. Grafton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Grafton has a population density of 171 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grafton is $66,890 with a poverty rate of 23.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $554 per month, and the median house value is $194,900. 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: 97.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • 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 634 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 640.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 674.

Grafton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67697.27%
Two or More Races192.73%
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Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid $2021

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Grafton Median Age

58.3


Total

59.1


Male

57


Female

Grafton Adults

There are 598 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

115.2

Age Dependency Ratio

85.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female

373

53.67%

Male

322

46.33%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grafton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male33.3%66.7%
Female46.2%53.8%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family83.5%16.5%
Married90.6%9.4%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grafton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3462.0182.1
Married1802.4790.6
Non Family1211.0783.5
Female392.3846.2
Male64.6733.3

2.51

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Grafton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade417.28%
High School Graduate22139.25%
Some College14024.87%
Associates Degree295.15%
Bachelors Degree5910.48%
Graduate Degree7312.97%
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Grafton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White538497125
2+ Races19194
Hispanic663

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,000$54,375$16,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$15,750
Some College$$49,583$16,071
Bachelors Degree$58,750$85,750$
Graduate Degree$76,250$76,000$

$40,000

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$16,875

Average Female

Grafton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grafton Language by Age

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Grafton Language

94.26% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 5.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White66715423.09%
Multiple19736.84%

23.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.12%

Male Poverty Rate

24.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Multiple, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is White, with 23.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.38%.

Grafton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.59%
High School30.32%
Some College14.20%
Bachelors or Greater6.82%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed17.80%
Male Employed7.55%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grafton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,000$66,890
Families$77,159$83,249
Married Families$87,969-
Non Families$39,125$36,470
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Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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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71

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War5
Korea4
World War II

Grafton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
75+23
55 to 6413
35 to 545
18 to 34

Grafton Veterans by Age

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Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

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18.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

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40.7%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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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60.00%

Born in Grafton

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 60.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021634-3-0.47%
2020637-3-0.47%
2019640-3-0.47%
2018643-3-0.46%
2017646-2-0.31%
2016648-10-1.52%
2015658-10-1.50%
201466830.45%
2013665-6-0.89%
2012671-5-0.74%
2011676-6-0.88%
20106820.00%

Grafton Population by Year