Gray, Georgia Population 2024

3,425

Gray is a city located in Jones County Georgia. Gray has a 2024 population of 3,425. It is also the county seat of Jones County.Gray is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,434 in 2020.

The average household income in Gray is $72,909 with a poverty rate of 7.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gray is 35.7 years, 27.6 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Gray Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gray was:

  • White: 67.03%
  • Black or African American: 31.13%
  • Two or more races: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
870.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.26% (-9)
The current population of Gray, Georgia is 3,425 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,434.

Gray, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,28967.03%
Black or African American1,06331.13%
Two or more races330.97%
Asian300.88%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gray Population by Race

Gray Population Pyramid 2024

Gray Median Age

35.7

Total

27.6

Male

42.4

Female

Gray Adults

There are 2,581 adults, (574 of whom are seniors) in Gray.

Gray Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gray Sex Ratio

Female1,61847.38%
Male1,79752.62%

Gray Population by Age

Gray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1882.7374.225.8
Married4943.2595.54.5
Non Family4371.0941.458.6
Female2204.987.312.7
Male372.321000
showing: 5 rows

3.63

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gray Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gray Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.63%.

Gray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,599

Average Earnings

$35,972

Average Male

$41,082

Average Female

Gray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gray Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gray Language

97.49% of Gray residents speak only English, while 2.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Gray Language

Gray Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,2212049.19%
Black989323.24%
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7.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.75%

Male Poverty Rate

8.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gray is White, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gray is Black, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.01%.

Gray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.45%
High School13.28%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%
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Gray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gray Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gray Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gray Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gray Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

140

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Gray Veterans by War

count

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Gray Veterans by Age

count

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Gray Veterans by Race

Gray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gray Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gray Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gray Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.34%

Born in Gray

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Gray residents were born in the United States, with 75.34% having been born in Georgia. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gray Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,420-1-0.03%
20283,421-1-0.03%
20273,422-1-0.03%
20263,423-1-0.03%
20253,424-1-0.03%
20243,425-1-0.03%
20233,426-1-0.03%
20223,427-1-0.03%
20213,428-6-0.17%
20203,4342006.18%
20193,234220.68%
20183,212270.85%
20173,185-43-1.33%
20163,228-1-0.03%
20153,229-18-0.55%
20143,24760.19%
20133,24190.28%
20123,232-28-0.86%
20113,26090.28%
20103,251
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Gray Population by Year