Grafton, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,987. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,125 (+6.9% change)
Males: 997 (50.2%), Females: 990 (49.8%)

Rensselaer County

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $48,347 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,300 (year 2000)

Races in Grafton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: Irish (25.2%), German (18.0%), English (13.1%), United States (11.5%), Italian (11.1%), French (10.6%).

Elevation: 1472 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grafton

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton town

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1.7% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Grafton:

  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; TROY, NY)
  • SETON HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (about 15 miles; TROY, NY)
  • EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER (about 18 miles; COHOES, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grafton:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 25 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 41 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 63 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grafton:

  • RENSSELAER COUNTY (about 10 miles; TROY, NY; ID: 5B7)
  • BURRELLO-MECHANICVILLE (about 17 miles; MECHANICVILLE, NY; ID: K27)
  • WILLIAM H. MORSE STATE (about 18 miles; BENNINGTON, VT; ID: DDH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:

  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 15 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • WILLIAMS COLLEGE (about 17 miles; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA; FT enrollment: 2,047)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 23 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 27 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 27 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 28 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)

Libraries

Library in Grafton:

  • GRAFTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,120; Location: 2455 NEW YORK ROUTE 2; 8,617 books; 214 audio materials; 770 video materials; 9 serial subscriptions)