Gray, Louisiana Population 2020

5,893

Gray is a city located in Louisiana. Gray has a 2020 population of 5,893. Gray is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,584 in 2010. Gray reached it's highest population of 5,893 in 2018.

The average household income in Gray is $58,655 with a poverty rate of 22.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $911 per month, and the median house value is $118,900. The median age in Gray is 29 years, 29.5 years for males, and 28.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Gray Demographics

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

  • White: 58.24%
  • Black or African American: 36.45%
  • Native American: 4.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gray, Louisiana is 5,893, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,893.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,584.

Gray, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,43258.24%
Black or African American2,14836.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native2764.68%
Two or More Races370.63%

Gray Population Pyramid 2020

Gray Median Age

29


Total

29.5


Male

28.5


Female

Gray Adults

There are 4,090 adults, (535 of whom are seniors) in Gray.

Gray Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gray Sex Ratio

Female

2,966

50.33%

Male

2,927

49.67%

Gray Households and Families

Gray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
Male80%20%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female49.9%50.1%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9962.9571.4
Married8373.9383.4
Non Family6961.2966.5
Female3533.5849.9
Male1103.9580

3.72

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gray Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2988.92%
9th to 12th Grade37311.16%
High School Graduate1,21236.27%
Some College72321.63%
Associates Degree2507.48%
Bachelors Degree38211.43%
Graduate Degree1043.11%

Gray Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1031,685289
Black974758197
Native American172164
Hispanic8253
Multiple Races1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,472$49,754$30,712
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,458$56,477$22,173
Some College$40,920$49,628$22,885
Bachelors Degree$47,333$70,703$36,979
Graduate Degree$64,018$$63,899

$41,472

Average Earnings

$49,754

Average Male

$30,712

Average Female

Gray Language

Gray Language by Age

Gray Language

96.60% of Gray residents speak only English, while 3.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Gray Poverty

Gray Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,09366631.82%
White3,1133069.83%
Hispanic31918257.05%
Native27611340.94%
Multiple372670.27%

22.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.74%

Male Poverty Rate

23.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gray is Multiple, with 70.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gray is White, with 9.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.30%
Some College11.31%
High School10.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%
Name Poverty
Female Employed20.36%
Male Unemployed12.12%
Male Employed5.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gray Income

Gray Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,318$58,655
Families$49,677$69,381
Married Families$80,795-
Non Families$25,333$34,665

Gray Marital Status

Gray Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gray Married by Age and Sex

Gray Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gray Marital Status by Race

Gray Veterans

352

Number of Veterans

317

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
First Gulf War104
Korea51
Second Gulf War34
World War II4

$Gray Veterans by Education

9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gray Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gray Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.75%

Born in Louisiana

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.07% of Gray residents were born in the United States, with 85.75% having been born in Louisiana. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,8930.00%
20195,8930.00%
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%
20105,5840.00%