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Grafton
  • Suburb of Milwaukee, WI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Grafton is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 12,160. Grafton is in Ozaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Grafton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Grafton and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Grafton are highly rated.

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About Grafton...
Population
12,160

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$285,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,109
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Grafton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    16
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    32.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    866
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    24.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Grafton

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$83,500
National
$75,149

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