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Grafton is a town in Grafton County, in the Lebanon metro area.

One tradition says the community was named after Grafton, MA; another says it was named for Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton

The latitude of Grafton is 43.558N. The longitude is -71.944W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,138.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
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$38,654
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grafton demographic reports
Once a center for mining mica, which was used in lamp chimneys and stove windows
Nearby parks & recreation: Grafton Notch State Park, Grafton Pond
Grafton attractions: Ruggles Mine

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8% of Grafton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grafton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grafton was $16,944, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Grafton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Grafton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $819.


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Grafton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grafton political report.

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The average commute time for Grafton workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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