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Grafton is a city in Jersey County, in the Saint Louis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Grafton. For links to other places called Grafton, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Grafton is 38.97N. The longitude is -90.431W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 650.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,706
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grafton demographic reports
Grafton is at the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers
Former and merged names include:
· Musick's Ferry
Local festivals include:
  • Great Rivers Towboat Festival - June 23-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grafton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mississippi River Fish and Wildlife Area, Pere Marquette State Park
Wildlife: Bald eagles winter in the region, arriving in November and leaving by March


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Sections below provide additional information and links about Grafton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jersey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62037 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Grafton residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $21,989, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Historic districts in Grafton include Grafton Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Grafton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.


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Jersey County supported George W. Bush 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 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Grafton:
  �McHenry County township

IL communities formerly known as Grafton:
  �Quarry, Jersey County

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