Grafton, West Virginia

Population 5,191

Grafton is located in Taylor County, WV. The population is 5,191, making Grafton the largest city in Taylor County.

There are 5 public schools in Grafton with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Grafton is very low , and there are 33 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Grafton is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Grafton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Grafton include Flemington, Newburg and Galloway.

Grafton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.5%

Crime Rate

28.66% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 112
  • Violent Crimes: 214
  • Robbery: 16
  • Burglary: 227
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

81.73% Higher than national avg.
  • 33 offenders in Grafton
  • 63.57 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

60 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 54


Moderate 4.4%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Grafton, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Grafton's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Grafton, WV issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Grafton, WV issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $730
  • 1 Bedroom: $740
  • 2 Bedrooms: $900
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,220
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,540

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Environmental Hazards

60 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Grafton, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Grafton, WV is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Grafton, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.65°
  • February 33.47°
  • March 44.38°
  • April 54.68°
  • May 63.05°
  • June 70.23°
  • July 73.67°
  • August 72.04°
  • September 66.17°
  • October 54.22°
  • November 45°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Grafton, WV

Grafton, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Grafton, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Grafton, WV has a low risk of hail storms.
Grafton, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Grafton, WV: $32,841


Unemployment in Grafton is 4.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.18%
White Collar - 52.82%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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10 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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