Grafton, WV Population

Population: 5,489. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,407 (-1.5% change)
Males: 2,555 (46.5%), Females: 2,934 (53.5%)

Taylor County

Zip code: 26354

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $21,981
Median house value: $45,300

Races in Grafton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (17.3%), United States (16.5%), German (16.0%), English (10.0%), Italian (5.0%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grafton

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grafton city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -247 (-4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Grafton:

  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (500 MARKET STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grafton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grafton:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 22 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 70 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grafton:

  • ROY AIRFIELD (about 7 miles; GRAFTON, WV; Abbreviation: 71D)
  • FAIRMONT MUNI-FRANKMAN FIELD (about 12 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Abbreviation: 4G7)
  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 14 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 79D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grafton:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 13 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 51 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 76 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)

Schools

Public high schools in Grafton:

  • GRAFTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 400 RIVERSIDE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TAYLOR COUNTY VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 115 LUBY ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grafton:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 777; Location: 1 PROSPECT ST.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • ANNA JARVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 650 N PIKE ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PRUNTYTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: RR 2 BOX 157; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Grafton:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $154,597; Location: 200 BEECH ST.; 26,052 books; 463 audio materials; 688 video materials; 30 serial subscriptions)