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The City of Grayson had a population of 4,362 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Grayson is located at latitude 38.3341 and longitude -82.9359 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grayson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Grayson (GNIS ID: 2403732) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Grayson is located within Grayson Division of Carter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grayson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Grayson, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,362
Population in Households 3,887
Population in Familes 3,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 475
Population Density1 1,511
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,610
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,048
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 909 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 701 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $97,310
Average Home Value $120,402


Median Household Income $37,120
Average Household Income $49,619
Per Capita Income $20,317
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.18%
Households 0.21% 0.1%
Families 1.38% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Grayson, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grayson to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 98 82nd
Population Density1 # 158 71st
Diversity Index2 # 262 52nd
Median Household Income # 317 41st
Per Capita Income # 307 43rd

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