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Grafton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

Grafton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Grafton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Walsh County at latitude 48.4122 and longitude -97.4106. Walsh County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Grafton (see map) encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Grafton, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grafton to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 97th
Population Density1 # 46 89th
Diversity Index2 # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 314 22nd
Per Capita Income # 337 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Grafton, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,240
Population in Households 3,996
Population in Familes 3,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density1 1,248
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,782
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,066
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,132 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 650 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $89,987
Average Home Value $104,200
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,741
Average Household Income $64,166
Per Capita Income $27,108
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% -0.14%
Households 0.08% -0.04%
Families -0.15% -0.32%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   4.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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