Grayson, Kentucky Population 2022

3,758
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Grayson is a city located in Carter County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Carter County. With a 2020 population of 3,758, it is the 108th largest city in Kentucky and the 7827th largest city in the United States. Grayson is currently declining at a rate of -1.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,834 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Grayson has a population density of 1,357 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grayson is $41,933 with a poverty rate of 27.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $491 per month, and the median house value is $124,700. The median age in Grayson is 34.9 years, 29.3 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Grayson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Graysonwas:

  • White: 94.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Grayson, Kentucky is 3,758 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,834.

Grayson, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,70894.83%
Black or African American1012.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.08%
Some Other Race50.13%
Two or More Races691.76%
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Grayson Population by Race

Grayson Population Pyramid 2022

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Grayson Median Age

34


Total

29.9


Male

42.8


Female

Grayson Adults

There are 3,221 adults, (718 of whom are seniors) in Grayson.

Grayson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Grayson Sex Ratio

Female

1,818

46.50%

Male

2,092

53.50%

Grayson Population by Age

Grayson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grayson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.1%31.9%
Female60.4%39.6%
All53.2%46.8%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Male0%100%

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grayson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2942.4753.2
Married4323.2768.1
Male103.20
Female2274.7360.4
Non Family6251.141.1

3.74

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Grayson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1345.14%
9th to 12th Grade1907.29%
High School Graduate1,18445.43%
Some College64624.79%
Associates Degree1325.07%
Bachelors Degree1304.99%
Graduate Degree1907.29%
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Grayson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grayson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American242419
White2,5122,198301
Other Race55
2+ Races5050
Hispanic55
Black155

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 native american people with a rate of 79.17%.

Grayson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,556$37,092$21,384
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,528$40,821$16,117
Some College$35,391$36,054$15,179
Bachelors Degree$55,893$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,556

Average Earnings

$37,092

Average Male

$21,384

Average Female

Grayson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grayson Language by Age

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Grayson Language

98.80% of Grayson residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Grayson Language

Grayson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,91784428.93%
OtherNaN%
Multiple4444100.00%

27.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.38%

Male Poverty Rate

33.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grayson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grayson is White, with 28.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grayson is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.55%.

Grayson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.71%
High School27.52%
Some College26.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%

Grayson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.86%
Male Unemployed33.65%
Female Employed13.85%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Grayson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grayson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,633$42,663
Families$37,847$62,176
Married Families--
Non Families$17,589$21,087
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Income by Household Type

Grayson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Grayson Marital Status by Race

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Grayson Marital Status

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110

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War12
Vietnam46
Korea64
World War II

Grayson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7436
75+74

Grayson Veterans by Age

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Grayson Veterans by Race

Grayson Veterans by Education

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14.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

89.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grayson Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Grayson Employment by Age

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Grayson Employment by Race

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Grayson Employment by Education

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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62.92%

Born in Grayson

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Grayson residents were born in the United States, with 62.92% having been born in Kentucky. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grayson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,4230.00%
19903,510870.25%
20003,8773671.00%
20104,2173400.84%
20114,179-38-0.90%
20124,141-38-0.91%
20134,103-38-0.92%
20144,065-38-0.93%
20154,027-38-0.93%
20163,989-38-0.94%
20173,951-38-0.95%
20183,913-38-0.96%
20193,875-38-0.97%
20203,834-41-1.06%
20213,796-38-0.99%
20223,758-38-1.00%

Grayson Population by Year