Grayson is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,147 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grayson is the 227th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Grayson was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Grayson economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Grayson, where the median household income is $96,667.00.
Grayson real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Grayson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Grayson is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grayson is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayson who work in management occupations (15.71%), sales jobs (13.52%), and office and administrative support (11.46%).
Because of many things, Grayson is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grayson a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Grayson has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grayson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Grayson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Grayson, the average commute to work is 34.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Grayson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Grayson are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.12% of adults in Grayson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grayson in 2010 was $31,437, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,748 for a family of four.
Grayson is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grayson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grayson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grayson include English, Irish, European, and Nigerian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Grayson's cultural character, accounting for 21.85% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Grayson is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.