Grayson County KY Information


Grayson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,274
Population in Households 25,506
Population in Familes 21,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 768
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 10,236
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 7,123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,430 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,806 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,390 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $97,118
Average Home Value $128,435


Median Household Income $34,268
Average Household Income $44,995
Per Capita Income $18,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.44%
Households 0.24% 0.4%
Families 0.04% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grayson County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 43 65th
Population Density1 # 70 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 90 27th
Median Household Income # 84 31st
Per Capita Income # 88 28th

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