Grayson County, Kentucky Population 2020

Grayson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 26,435 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grayson County, Kentucky is the 41st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202026,435570.22%
201926,378570.22%
201826,321570.22%
201726,2641760.67%
201626,088-55-0.21%
201526,143680.26%
201426,0751170.45%
201325,9581580.61%
201225,800450.17%
201125,755-34-0.13%
201025,7894,73922.51%
199021,0501960.94%
198020,8544,40926.81%
197016,4456113.86%
196015,834-1,229-7.20%
195017,063-499-2.84%
194017,5625072.97%
193017,055-2,872-14.41%
192019,927-31-0.16%
191019,958800.40%
190019,8781,1906.37%
189018,6882,90418.40%
188015,7844,20436.30%
187011,5803,59845.08%
18607,9821,14516.75%
18506,8372,37653.26%
18404,46158114.97%
18303,880-175-4.32%
18204,0551,75476.23%
18102,3010.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.22%
County Website
Founded
1810
County Seat
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Grayson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,07695.79%
Two or More Races3501.34%
Some Other Race3121.19%
Black or African American2731.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1060.40%
Asian610.23%
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Grayson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Grayson County, Kentucky Median Age

40.5


Total

39.5


Male

41.8


Female

Grayson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 19,931 adults, (4,396 of whom are seniors) in Grayson County, Kentucky.

Grayson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Grayson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

13,105

50.06%

Male

13,073

49.94%

Grayson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Grayson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grayson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All71.4%28.6%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female50.7%49.3%
Male48.3%51.7%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7712.6571.4
Married5,1693.2285
Non Family2,9571.1359.6
Female1,0703.5950.7
Male5753.5348.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Grayson County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4368.06%
9th to 12th Grade2,11111.85%
High School Graduate7,41841.65%
Some College3,83021.50%
Associates Degree1,1576.50%
Bachelors Degree1,0986.17%
Graduate Degree7604.27%
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Grayson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,17313,7521,753
Black18612711
Multiple Races17013724
Other Race14014028
Hispanic12910528
Native American4333
Asian424242

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,565$37,277$25,907
Less Than High School$23,391$24,569$
High School Grad$28,551$34,542$23,704
Some College$31,522$40,414$26,482
Bachelors Degree$42,386$58,375$26,409
Graduate Degree$47,167$$47,333

$30,565

Average Earnings

$37,277

Average Male

$25,907

Average Female

Grayson County, Kentucky Language

Grayson County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Grayson County, Kentucky Language

98.10% of Grayson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty

Grayson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,5896,35325.84%
Black26311041.83%
Hispanic3744512.03%
Multiple350288.00%
Other312196.09%
Native10210.98%

25.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.62%

Male Poverty Rate

26.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky is Black, with 41.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grayson County, Kentucky is Native, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.62%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.83%
Some College21.71%
High School17.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.19%
Male Unemployed43.84%
Female Employed11.95%
Male Employed10.41%

Grayson County, Kentucky Income

Grayson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,906$52,103
Families$46,585$61,028
Married Families$56,676-
Non Families$22,492$29,361
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Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Grayson County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Grayson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Grayson County, Kentucky 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 County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,650

Number of Veterans

1,516

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam750
First Gulf War197
Second Gulf War195
Korea97
World War II72
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74609
55 to 64407
35 to 54314
75+254
18 to 3466
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6338.49%
2 or More179.66%
Hispanic93.44%

Grayson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grayson County, Kentucky Employment Status

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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82.42%

Born in Kentucky

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Grayson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 82.42% having been born in Kentucky. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990