Grafton, Ohio Population 2024

5,248

Grafton is a city located in Lorain County Ohio. Grafton has a 2024 population of 5,248. Grafton is currently declining at a rate of -3.07% annually and its population has decreased by -11.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,912 in 2020.

The average household income in Grafton is $91,195 with a poverty rate of 6.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grafton is 42.5 years, 42.6 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Grafton Demographics

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

  • White: 63.09%
  • Black or African American: 18.97%
  • Two or more races: 15.51%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,064.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.23% (-664)
The current population of Grafton, Ohio is 5,248 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,912.

Grafton, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,61563.09%
Black or African American1,08718.97%
Two or more races88915.51%
Other race721.26%
Asian430.75%
Native American240.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid 2024

Grafton Median Age

42.5

Total

42.6

Male

42.2

Female

Grafton Adults

There are 5,140 adults, (624 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

26.9

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female1,35623.66%
Male4,37476.34%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9162.8477.122.9
Married4383.3986.813.2
Non Family3041.1864.535.5
Female1234.7770.729.3
Male513.4184.315.7

3.56

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

77.1%

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 Grade471.01%
9th to 12th Grade71615.41%
High School Graduate1,80138.76%
Some College1,13424.4%
Associates Degree4479.62%
Bachelors Degree3818.2%
Graduate Degree1212.6%

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
White2,7122,362423
Black1,03482444
2+ Races64850035
Hispanic49538731
Other Race72500
Asian25250
Native American24240

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.6%.

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,693$17,228$43,669
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$23,542
High School Graduate$16,202$12,364$45,167
Some College$32,993$27,054$33,844
Bachelors Degree$63,347$77,375$61,667
Graduate Degree$67,500$0$68,750

$29,693

Average Earnings

$17,228

Average Male

$43,669

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

90.61% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.72% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3596618.38%
Other4747100%
Asian4343100%
White2,057391.9%
Multiple402266.47%
Black7457.14%

6.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.89%

Male Poverty Rate

8.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is White, with 1.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.16%.

Grafton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.23%
High School9.59%
Some College6.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed1.35%
Female Employed0%
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$81,522$91,195
Families$93,611$106,027
Married Families$101,731$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,750$56,408

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 35-44.

Grafton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grafton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

402

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam165
First Gulf War84
Second Gulf War42
Korea0
World War II0

Grafton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64144
65 to 7498
35 to 5494
75+34
18 to 3432

Grafton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2547.88%
Black867.91%
Hispanic6412.1%
2+ Races618.6%
Native American14.17%

Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27.3%

Labor Force Participation

25.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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

77.19%

Born in Grafton

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.84% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 77.19% having been born in Ohio. 0.28% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,418-166-3.62%
20284,584-166-3.49%
20274,750-166-3.38%
20264,916-166-3.27%
20255,082-166-3.16%
20245,248-166-3.07%
20235,414-166-2.97%
20225,5804578.92%
20215,123-789-13.35%
20205,9121292.23%
20195,783-167-2.81%
20185,950-134-2.2%
20176,084-210-3.34%
20166,294510.82%
20156,243100.16%
20146,2331532.52%
20136,0801893.21%
20125,891-493-7.72%
20116,384-194-2.95%
20106,57800%

Grafton Population by Year