Grafton, North Dakota Population 2024

4,083

Grafton is a city located in Walsh County North Dakota. Grafton has a 2024 population of 4,083. Grafton is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,157 in 2020.

The average household income in Grafton is $84,896 with a poverty rate of 9.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grafton is 40.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Grafton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.9%
  • Two or more races: 10.41%
  • Other race: 4.52%
  • Asian: 1.54%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,236.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.78% (-74)
The current population of Grafton, North Dakota is 4,083 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,157.

Grafton, North Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,40881.9%
Two or more races43310.41%
Other race1884.52%
Asian641.54%
Black or African American441.06%
Native American240.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid 2024

Grafton Median Age

40.4

Total

39.3

Male

44.2

Female

Grafton Adults

There are 3,189 adults, (855 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female2,09250.28%
Male2,06949.72%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7512.1965.434.6
Non Family8141.1545.154.9
Married7572.9483.816.2
Female1473.7875.524.5
Male333.581000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grafton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2338.26%
9th to 12th Grade2458.68%
High School Graduate1,18742.06%
Some College38713.71%
Associates Degree30410.77%
Bachelors Degree2639.32%
Graduate Degree2037.19%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2431,946444
Hispanic51733816
2+ Races1911200
Other Race128350
Black12126
Native American210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50%.

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,299$51,320$37,941
Less Than 9th Grade$50,473$51,117$43,583
High School Graduate$41,149$61,920$36,500
Some College$44,405$44,702$40,938
Bachelors Degree$37,167$45,625$35,667
Graduate Degree$37,118$74,559$36,632

$43,299

Average Earnings

$51,320

Average Male

$37,941

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

86.28% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 13.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.08% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,79428310.13%
Hispanic1,029737.09%
Multiple427409.37%
Other1872211.76%
Native211885.71%
Asian64710.94%

9.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.76%

Male Poverty Rate

11.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Native, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Hispanic, with 7.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.24%.

Grafton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.47%
Less Than 9th Grade11.85%
Bachelors or Greater10.3%
Some College4.94%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.12%
Male Employed6.73%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grafton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,696$84,896
Families$72,361$87,848
Married Families$91,607$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,714$69,059

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Grafton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grafton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

246

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War25
World War II11
Korea4

Grafton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+97
35 to 5488
65 to 7446
55 to 6415
18 to 340

Grafton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2408.95%
2+ Races62.31%

Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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

65.22%

Born in Grafton

95.24%

Native Born

4.76%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.24% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 65.22% having been born in North Dakota. 1.73% 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
20293,990-19-0.47%
20284,009-18-0.45%
20274,027-19-0.47%
20264,046-18-0.44%
20254,064-19-0.47%
20244,083-18-0.44%
20234,101-19-0.46%
20224,120-17-0.41%
20214,137-20-0.48%
20204,157300.73%
20194,127-13-0.31%
20184,140-61-1.45%
20174,201-9-0.21%
20164,210-10-0.24%
20154,220-21-0.5%
20144,241-69-1.6%
20134,310100.23%
20124,300-4-0.09%
20114,304220.51%
20104,282-234-5.18%
20004,516-324-6.69%
19904,840-453-8.56%
19805,293-653-10.98%
19705,946611.04%
19605,88598420.08%
19504,90183120.42%
19404,07093429.78%
19303,13662424.84%
19202,51200%
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Grafton Population by Year