Grafton, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Grafton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Grafton had a population of 260 as of July 1, 2018. Grafton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grafton is located at latitude 43.3304 and longitude -93.0687 in Worth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grafton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Worth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The City of Grafton (GNIS ID: 2394944) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Grafton is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worth County.

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Grafton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 260
Population in Households 260
Population in Familes 215
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 800
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $57,347
Average Household Income $81,927
Per Capita Income $34,157


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $134,559
Average Home Value $180,556


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.38% 0.38%
Households 0.32% 0.34%
Families 2.23% 0.24%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Grafton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grafton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 639 37th
Population Density # 426 58th
Diversity Index # 930 8th
Median Household Income # 433 57th
Per Capita Income # 175 83rd

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