Grafton, Wisconsin Population 2021

11,635
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Grafton is a city located in Ozaukee County Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 11,635, it is the 81st largest city in Wisconsin and the 2789th largest city in the United States . Grafton is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 1.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,459 in 2010. Grafton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Grafton has a population density of 2,287 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grafton is $88,599 with a poverty rate of 6.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $954 per month, and the median house value is $234,800. The median age in Grafton is 42.2 years, 38.2 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Grafton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Graftonwas:

  • White: 93.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Asian: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Grafton, Wisconsin is 11,635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,459.

Grafton, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,92993.84%
Two or More Races3593.08%
Asian2572.21%
Black or African American720.62%
Some Other Race180.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.09%
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Grafton Population by Race

Grafton Population Pyramid $2021

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Grafton Median Age

42.2


Total

38.2


Male

45.2


Female

Grafton Adults

There are 9,250 adults, (2,204 of whom are seniors) in Grafton.

Grafton Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Grafton Sex Ratio

Female

5,965

51.22%

Male

5,681

48.78%

Grafton Population by Age

Grafton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grafton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male46.3%53.7%
Non Family47.6%52.4%
All66.3%33.7%
Female78.6%21.4%
Married79.4%20.6%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grafton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2272.2366.3
Married2,6952.7579.4
Non Family1,8341.2447.6
Female4022.9678.6
Male2962.5546.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Grafton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade400.48%
9th to 12th Grade1431.71%
High School Graduate1,56618.77%
Some College1,89822.75%
Associates Degree1,13313.58%
Bachelors Degree2,48829.82%
Graduate Degree1,07412.87%
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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
White7,7237,5673,328
2+ Races21720047
Hispanic20819178
Asian179169109
Black383817
Islander1111
Other Race111111

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Grafton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,951$56,891$39,943
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,667$42,470$29,375
Some College$38,981$46,184$30,871
Bachelors Degree$56,972$77,246$45,611
Graduate Degree$69,219$96,490$61,776

$45,951

Average Earnings

$56,891

Average Male

$39,943

Average Female

Grafton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grafton Language by Age

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Grafton Language

95.31% of Grafton residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Grafton Language

Grafton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6606986.55%
Hispanic376369.57%
Asian257103.89%

6.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.38%

Male Poverty Rate

8.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grafton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Hispanic, with 9.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grafton is Asian, with 3.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.43%.

Grafton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.21%
High School8.94%
Some College4.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.73%
Female Unemployed10.40%
Female Employed4.93%
Male Employed3.48%

Grafton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grafton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,963$88,599
Families$91,231$108,656
Married Families$96,158-
Non Families$43,992$49,813
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Income by Household Type

Grafton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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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476

Number of Veterans

449

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War61
Korea57
World War II24

Grafton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74162
75+140
55 to 6482
35 to 5461
18 to 3431

Grafton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4505.15%
Asian158.38%
Hispanic114.33%
Other Race1161.11%

Grafton Veterans by Race

Grafton Veterans by Education

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3.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grafton Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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76.10%

Born in Grafton

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

3.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Grafton residents were born in the United States, with 76.10% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.18% 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
202111,635-40-0.34%
202011,675-40-0.34%
201911,715-40-0.34%
201811,755820.70%
201711,673890.77%
201611,584330.29%
201511,551-11-0.10%
201411,562-5-0.04%
201311,567-4-0.03%
201211,571170.15%
201111,554390.34%
201011,5151,2031.11%
200010,3129720.99%
19909,3409591.09%
19808,3812,3833.40%
19705,9982,2504.81%
19603,7480.00%

Grafton Population by Year