Grafton, North Dakota Population 2021

4,149
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Grafton is a city located in Walsh County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 4,149, it is the 14th largest city in North Dakota and the 5298th largest city in the United States . Grafton is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,284 in 2010. Grafton reached it's highest population of 5,946 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Grafton has a population density of 1,256 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grafton is $76,592 with a poverty rate of 9.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $676 per month, and the median house value is $84,700. The median age in Grafton is 40.5 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Grafton Demographics

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

  • White: 91.68%
  • Native American: 3.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grafton, North Dakota is 4,149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,161.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,284.

Grafton, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,83491.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1603.83%
Two or More Races601.43%
Some Other Race471.12%
Black or African American421.00%
Asian390.93%
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Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid $2021

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Grafton Median Age

40.5


Total

39.6


Male

41.7


Female

Grafton Adults

There are 3,203 adults, (826 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female

2,160

51.65%

Male

2,022

48.35%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grafton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
Female73.9%26.1%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male37.5%62.5%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grafton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8062.1563.5
Non Family8091.1548.1
Married7343.0283.8
Male1442.8837.5
Female1192.773.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Grafton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1725.87%
9th to 12th Grade36612.49%
High School Graduate1,05035.84%
Some College67423.00%
Associates Degree2518.57%
Bachelors Degree30610.44%
Graduate Degree1113.79%
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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
White2,4111,976375
Hispanic37129726
Native American8758
2+ Races5252
Other Race419
Asian161616
Black44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,299$43,179$30,964
Less Than 9th Grade$37,180$42,688$37,006
High School Graduate$28,750$49,276$22,007
Some College$40,237$42,862$36,625
Bachelors Degree$37,976$40,144$21,985
Graduate Degree$66,528$89,236$

$37,299

Average Earnings

$43,179

Average Male

$30,964

Average Female

Grafton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grafton Language by Age

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Grafton Language

90.95% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 9.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.15% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,04933711.05%
Native1602415.00%
Black34514.71%

9.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

8.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Native, with 15.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.41%.

Grafton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.77%
High School12.20%
Bachelors or Greater9.95%
Some College3.97%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.51%
Male Employed5.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grafton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,760$76,592
Families$61,406$81,855
Married Families$85,469-
Non Families$31,375$62,348
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Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Grafton Marital Status by Race

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Grafton Marital Status

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215

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
Korea45
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War18
World War II8

Grafton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+81
65 to 7454
55 to 6441
35 to 5439
18 to 34

Grafton Veterans by Age

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Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

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4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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61.98%

Born in Grafton

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.95% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in North Dakota. 3.04% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,149-4-0.10%
20204,153-4-0.10%
20194,157-4-0.10%
20184,161-50-1.19%
20174,211-4-0.09%
20164,215-9-0.21%
20154,224-21-0.49%
20144,245-70-1.62%
20134,315130.30%
20124,302-4-0.09%
20114,306240.56%
20104,282-234-0.53%
20004,516-324-0.69%
19904,840-453-0.89%
19805,293-653-1.16%
19705,946610.10%
19605,8859841.85%
19504,9018311.88%
19404,0709342.64%
19303,1366242.24%
19202,5120.00%

Grafton Population by Year