Gray, Louisiana Population 2024

5,951

Gray is a city located in Terrebonne Parish Louisiana. Gray has a 2024 population of 5,951. Gray is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,366 in 2020.

The average household income in Gray is $81,745 with a poverty rate of 16.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gray is 30.4 years, 30.4 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

Gray Demographics

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

  • White: 47.72%
  • Black or African American: 46.26%
  • Native American: 3.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
11.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
511.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.52% (-415)
The current population of Gray, Louisiana is 5,951 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,366.

Gray, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,84047.72%
Black or African American2,75346.26%
Native American1863.13%
Two or more races701.18%
Other race520.87%
Asian500.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gray Population by Race

Gray Population Pyramid 2024

Gray Median Age

30.4

Total

30.4

Male

30.6

Female

Gray Adults

There are 4,178 adults, (653 of whom are seniors) in Gray.

Gray Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gray Sex Ratio

Female2,96349.79%
Male2,98850.21%

Gray Population by Age

Gray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0882.8580.119.9
Married9473.5596.33.7
Non Family5141.3274.925.1
Female5053.0553.946.1
Male1222.9784.415.6
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

80.1%

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 other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17%.

Gray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,889

Average Earnings

$50,761

Average Male

$30,926

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

94.55% of Gray residents speak only English, while 5.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.

Gray Language

Gray Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,70767624.97%
White2,79628610.23%
Hispanic953435.79%
Other5211.92%
showing: 4 rows

16.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.02%

Male Poverty Rate

14.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gray is Hispanic, with 35.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gray is Other, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.86%.

Gray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.83%
High School12.63%
Bachelors or Greater9.38%
Some College6.87%
showing: 4 rows

Gray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed80%
Male Unemployed34.38%
Female Employed10.86%
Male Employed6.79%
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

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 35-44.

Gray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

261

Number of Veterans

261

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

4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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

91.61%

Born in Gray

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Gray residents were born in the United States, with 91.61% having been born in Louisiana. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gray Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,951
20235,951
20225,951-257-4.14%
20216,208-158-2.48%
20206,3664227.1%
20195,944510.87%
20185,8932013.53%
20175,6924308.17%
20165,262-253-4.59%
20155,5153136.02%
20145,202300.58%
20135,1723727.75%
20124,800-615-11.36%
20115,415-169-3.03%
20105,584
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Gray Population by Year