Grafton is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 4,157 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grafton is the 14th largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grafton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grafton is a city of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grafton who work in management occupations (14.50%), healthcare suport services (14.35%), and office and administrative support (7.68%).
One of the benefits of Grafton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.88 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Grafton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Grafton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.23% of adults in Grafton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Grafton in 2018 was $33,888, which is upper middle income relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,552 for a family of four. However, Grafton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grafton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grafton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grafton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Grafton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grafton include Norwegian, German, French, Irish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Grafton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.