WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Grafton, WV

Grafton, WV is located in Taylor County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Grafton is about 5,714 with about 523 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,135.

The Average Home Value is $89,600.00, which is roughly 2% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 53% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,218.00, which is roughly 10% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Grafton is about 15.4%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Taylor County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 67.2% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 74.18%
Democratic: 24.33%
Libertarian: 1.18%
Green: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Thornton, WV (6.27 mi.)
Wendel, WV (7.51 mi.)
Flemington, WV (7.51 mi.)
Brownton, WV (7.51 mi.)
Astor, WV (7.51 mi.)
Independence, WV (9.88 mi.)
Moatsville, WV (10.34 mi.)
Kasson, WV (10.34 mi.)
Newburg, WV (11.27 mi.)
Jordan, WV (11.47 mi.)
Fairmont, WV (11.47 mi.)
Pleasant Vly, WV (11.47 mi.)
White Hall, WV (11.47 mi.)
Monongah, WV (11.47 mi.)
Bridgeport, WV (12.94 mi.)
Maple Lake, WV (12.94 mi.)
Lake Ridge, WV (12.94 mi.)
Brushy Fork, WV (12.94 mi.)
Montana Mines, WV (13.17 mi.)
Philippi, WV (13.35 mi.)
Tunnelton, WV (13.98 mi.)
Rivesville, WV (14.11 mi.)
Baxter, WV (14.89 mi.)
Pine Bluff, WV (15.11 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26354
Latitude : 39.353393
Longitude : -80.045963
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 978 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.38
Male Population Estimate : 50.87%
Female Population Estimate : 49.13%
Median Age : 42.8
Male Median Age : 40.4
Female Median Age : 45.1

White Population Estimate : 98.58%
Black Population Estimate : 1.26%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.80%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.40%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.57%
Other Population Estimate : 0.32%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Grafton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Taylor County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Taylor County: About 35 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)

Taylor County is about 88% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.