Grayling, Michigan Population 2020

1,868

Grayling is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 1,868, it is the 260th largest city in Michigan and the 7874th largest city in the United States. Grayling is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually but its population has decreased by -0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,884 in 2010. Grayling reached it's highest population of 1,882 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Grayling has a population density of 911 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grayling is $39,359 with a poverty rate of 32.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $609 per month, and the median house value is $70,500. The median age in Grayling is 40.7 years, 37.3 years for males, and 43 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.9 males.

Grayling Demographics

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

  • White: 92.09%
  • Black or African American: 4.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grayling, Michigan is 1,868, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,838.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,884.

Grayling, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,70092.09%
Black or African American814.39%
Two or More Races422.28%
Some Other Race160.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.38%

Grayling Population Pyramid 2020

Grayling Median Age

40.7


Total

37.3


Male

43


Female

Grayling Adults

There are 1,431 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Grayling.

Grayling Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Grayling Sex Ratio

Female

1,026

55.58%

Male

820

44.42%

Grayling Households and Families

Grayling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Grayling Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All46.7%53.3%
Male36.7%63.3%
Female33.8%66.2%
Non Family26.2%73.8%

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7792.1846.7
Non Family3321.2226.2
Married2532.7583
Female1452.9933.8
Male493.3936.7

2.7

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grayling Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade655.20%
9th to 12th Grade1209.61%
High School Graduate56144.92%
Some College30224.18%
Associates Degree786.24%
Bachelors Degree604.80%
Graduate Degree635.04%

Grayling Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,148992117
Black51226
Hispanic3333
Multiple Races1010
Native American77
Other Race66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,838$26,923$17,339
Less Than High School$13,917$13,833$
High School Grad$16,429$22,313$14,063
Some College$25,078$36,250$22,344
Bachelors Degree$39,500$40,625$
Graduate Degree$41,071$31,250$56,250

$21,838

Average Earnings

$26,923

Average Male

$17,339

Average Female

Grayling Language

Grayling Language by Age

Grayling Language

96.38% of Grayling residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Grayling Poverty

Grayling Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,50342228.08%
Hispanic1048177.88%
Black452862.22%
Multiple422661.90%
Other1616100.00%

32.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.53%

Male Poverty Rate

33.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grayling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grayling is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grayling is White, with 28.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.15%
High School29.69%
Some College24.24%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed56.52%
Male Employed17.90%
Female Employed17.29%

Grayling Income

Grayling Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,823$39,359
Families$36,438$48,531
Married Families$46,797-
Non Families$15,167$22,977

Grayling Marital Status

Grayling Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Grayling Married by Age and Sex

Grayling 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.

Grayling Marital Status by Race

Grayling Veterans

113

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War27
Vietnam22
Korea11
World War II7
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5437
75+28
55 to 6419
65 to 7418
18 to 3411
Name Veterans % of Total
White1118.33%
Hispanic59.26%
2 or More211.11%

$Grayling Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grayling Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Grayling 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

80.34%

Born in Michigan

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.24% of Grayling residents were born in the United States, with 80.34% having been born in Michigan. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,868150.81%
20191,853150.82%
20181,838-6-0.33%
20171,844150.82%
20161,829-11-0.60%
20151,840100.55%
20141,830-21-1.13%
20131,851-11-0.59%
20121,862-14-0.75%
20111,876-6-0.32%
20101,8820.00%