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Grifton is a town in Pitt County, in the Greenville metro area. (The community straddles Pitt and Lenoir counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for C.M.A. Griffin, merchant

The latitude of Grifton is 35.372N. The longitude is -77.437W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,056.


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Median household income
Local
$34,853
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grifton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bell's Ferry
· Blount's Ford
· Peter's Ferry
Local festivals include:
  • Shad Festival - April 18-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grifton web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Grifton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pitt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greenville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28530 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Grifton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grifton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grifton was $16,488, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Grifton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Grifton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $831.


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Pitt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grifton political report.

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The average commute time for Grifton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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