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Population (year 2000): 10,312. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,625 (+12.7% change)
Males: 5,064 (49.1%), Females: 5,248 (50.9%)

Ozaukee County

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $53,918 (year 2000)
Median house value: $145,800 (year 2000)

Grafton, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Grafton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (53.6%), Irish (14.4%), Polish (12.3%), English (8.2%), Italian (5.8%), French (3.3%).

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Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Grafton,

For population 25 years and over in Grafton

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton village

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

2.2% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +623 (+6.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Milwaukee, (18.4 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (103.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Grafton, (0.0 miles WI Cedarburg, (2.6 miles WI (2.6 miles Hamilton, WI (4.4 miles Saukville, WI Thiensville, (5.9 miles WI Mequon, (6.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $234,400

Latitude: 43.32 N, Longitude: 87.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262


Grafton, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.7%), Educational,health and social services (18.6%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +814 (+7.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,341 (23.3%)


 

Crime in Grafton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 29.1 9.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 2 1 1 0 0
    per 100,000 19.4 9.7 9.7 0.0 0.0
Assaults 4 0 1 1 3
    per 100,000 38.8 0.0 9.7 9.7 29.1
Burglaries 11 10 18 17 20
    per 100,000 106.7 97.0 174.6 164.9 193.9
Thefts 115 165 123 214 166
    per 100,000 1115.2 1600.1 1192.8 2075.3 1609.8
Auto thefts 5 6 3 5 5
    per 100,000 48.5 58.2 29.1 48.5 48.5
81.2 82.2 67.1 100.4 87.7


Average climate in Grafton, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grafton,

Grafton-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/22/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Grafton city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category 4 tornado 18.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Grafton:
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OZAUKEE INC 246 (about 7 miles; MEQUON, WI)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF MILWAUKEE (about 14 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)
  • ST MICHAEL HOSPITAL 54 (about 14 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grafton:
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 62 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grafton:
  • WEST BEND MUNI (about 14 miles; WEST BEND, WI; ID: ETB)
  • LAWRENCE J TIMMERMAN (about 16 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MWC)
  • AERO PARK (about 21 miles; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; ID: 76C)

Amtrak station near Grafton:
  • 20 miles: MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 4 $14,982 $44,946 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $52,492 $44,993 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $18,429 $36,858 5 $2,449
Police Protection - Officers 21 $99,059 $56,605 1 $768
Other Government Administration 9 $19,457 $25,942 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $3,283 $39,396 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $25,040 $37,560 3 $2,796
Local Libraries 5 $10,942 $26,260 14 $9,018
Water Supply 3 $12,452 $49,808 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $6,835 $41,010 20 $4,306
Totals for Government 73 $262,970 $43,227 43 $19,337


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 7 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 4,913)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 20 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 22 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 18,994)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
Public high school in Grafton:
  • GRAFTON HI (Students: 762; Location: 1950 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grafton:
  • JOHN LONG MID (Students: 438; Location: 700 HICKORY ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRAFTON EL (Students: 314; Location: 1800 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WOODVIEW EL (Students: 254; Location: 600 5TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENNEDY EL (Students: 235; Location: 1629 11TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Grafton:
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 701 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 1210 16TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 1332 ARROWHEAD ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Grafton:
  • U.S.S. LIBERTY MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $476,226; Location: 1620 11TH AVE.; 68,500 books; 1,900 audio materials; 3,100 video materials; 145 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Saint Paul Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: 451 Reservoir (A).


Grafton compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grafton:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKV (1470 AM; 3 kW; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grafton:
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WGLB-FM (100.1 FM; PORT WASHINGTON, WI; Owner: STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYMS (88.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Grafton:
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)

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