Grafton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
6

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Grafton, West Virginia Info Snack

Grafton is a city in and the county seat of Taylor County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 5,164 at the 2010 census. Both of West Virginia's national cemeteries are located in Grafton. Mother's Day was founded in Grafton on May 10, 1908 and the city is home to the International Mother's Day Shrine. Grafton was one of the first places to observe Memorial Day in the United States. Grafton originally developed as a junction point for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, serving numerous branches vital to the local coal industry.
Population
5,091
Unemployment
15.4%
Poverty
25.7%
Median Home
$75,900
Median Income
$33,012
Median Rent
$536

Rankings for Grafton in West Virginia

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Map Of Grafton, WV

Population over time in Grafton

Year Population % Change
2017 5,091 -0.5%
2016 5,118 -0.7%
2015 5,156 -0.3%
2014 5,173 -0.1%
2013 5,179 -0.0%
2012 5,180 -0.2%
2011 5,191 -0.3%
2010 5,205 -0.1%
2009 5,212 -

Race / Ethnicity in Grafton

White
91.8% (4,674)
African American
0.9% (45)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.8% (142)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.1% (58)
Two Or More
1.7% (87)
Hispanic
1.7% (85)
Race Grafton WV USA
White 91.8% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.7% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Grafton, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
13.3% (67,800)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (29,023)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.0% (81,598)
$25,000 to $34,999
19.5% (99,203)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (85,880)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (81,360)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.0% (40,680)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.7% (18,793)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (4,757)
Income Grafton WV USA
Less than $10,000 13.3% 896.9% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 622.9% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.0% 1322.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 19.5% 1163.9% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 1439.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 1793.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.0% 1096.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.7% 1072.2% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 324.9% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 267.0% 697.9%

Gender in Grafton

Female
51.0% (2,594)
Male
49.0% (2,497)
Gender Grafton WV USA
Female 51.0% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Grafton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (101)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (509)
High School / GED
49.0% (2,494)
Some College
17.0% (865)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (407)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (610)
Master's Degree
1.0% (50)
Professional Degree
1.0% (50)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Grafton WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 49.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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