Grayson County KY Information


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, 2014 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 # 92 23rd
Median Household Income # 84 31st
Per Capita Income # 89 27th

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Grayson County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 25,883
Population in Households 25,115
Population in Familes 20,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 768
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 10,153
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 7,096
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,396 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,757 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,471 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $116,738
Average Home Value $124,337


Median Household Income $31,933
Average Household Income $42,251
Per Capita Income $16,721
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% 0.25%
Households 0.17% 0.25%
Families -0.02% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

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