Grayson, Kentucky Population 2020

3,904
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Grayson is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 3,904, it is the 93rd largest city in Kentucky and the 5471st largest city in the United States. Grayson is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -7.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,217 in 2010. Grayson reached it's highest population of 4,130 in 2013. Spanning over 3 miles, Grayson has a population density of 1,410 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grayson is $39,655 with a poverty rate of 22.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $503 per month, and the median house value is $111,000. The median age in Grayson is 34.4 years, 25.2 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Grayson Demographics

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

  • White: 93.67%
  • Black or African American: 3.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Grayson, Kentucky is 3,904, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,944.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,217.

Grayson, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,76193.67%
Black or African American1343.34%
Two or More Races581.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.92%
Some Other Race220.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.07%
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Grayson Population Pyramid 2020

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Grayson Median Age

34.4


Total

25.2


Male

41.1


Female

Grayson Adults

There are 3,278 adults, (732 of whom are seniors) in Grayson.

Grayson Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Grayson Sex Ratio

Female

1,990

49.56%

Male

2,025

50.44%

Grayson Households and Families

Grayson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grayson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All49.5%50.5%
Female45.6%54.4%
Non Family35.9%64.1%
Male0%0%

49.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3242.549.5
Non Family6331.0835.9
Married4083.5173.5
Female2834.1945.6
Male00

3.78

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Grayson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1707.05%
9th to 12th Grade1606.63%
High School Graduate99641.29%
Some College60425.04%
Associates Degree542.24%
Bachelors Degree27611.44%
Graduate Degree1526.30%
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Grayson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3152,003424
Native American37374
Multiple Races2323
Black224
Hispanic1515
Other Race55

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 white people with a rate of 18.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,829$21,946$27,879
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,750$20,446$24,167
Some College$30,125$33,657$16,366
Bachelors Degree$28,006$$28,601
Graduate Degree$$$88,164

$24,829

Average Earnings

$21,946

Average Male

$27,879

Average Female

Grayson Language

Grayson Language by Age

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Grayson Language

97.79% of Grayson residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Grayson Poverty

Grayson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,03472123.76%
Multiple471634.04%
Other17635.29%

22.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.38%

Male Poverty Rate

24.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grayson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grayson is Other, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grayson is White, with 23.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.90%
Some College26.32%
High School23.51%
Bachelors or Greater8.25%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed15.02%
Male Employed8.36%

Grayson Income

Grayson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,366$39,655
Families$41,838$58,827
Married Families$61,739-
Non Families$16,250$18,726
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Grayson Marital Status

Grayson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Grayson Married by Age and Sex

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Grayson 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.

Grayson Marital Status by Race

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Grayson Veterans

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116

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
Korea38
World War II16
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War4
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Age Group Veterans
75+74
65 to 7434
55 to 644
18 to 344
35 to 54
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1123.68%
Indian410.81%

Grayson Veterans by Education

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6.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grayson Employment Status

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52%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.37%

Born in Kentucky

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Grayson residents were born in the United States, with 62.37% having been born in Kentucky. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,904-20-0.51%
20193,924-20-0.51%
20183,944-61-1.52%
20174,005-20-0.50%
20164,025-26-0.64%
20154,051-19-0.47%
20144,070-60-1.45%
20134,130110.27%
20124,119200.49%
20114,099-16-0.39%
20104,1152380.60%
20003,8773671.00%
19903,510870.25%
19803,4230.00%