Grayson is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,452 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grayson is the 227th largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Grayson, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Grayson, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Grayson’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Grayson does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $111,528.00.
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 90.53% 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayson who work in office and administrative support (15.92%), teaching (15.26%), and management occupations (11.83%).
Also of interest is that Grayson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Grayson is a college town. There are a lot of students in Grayson attending college, and as a result Grayson provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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 35.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Grayson. 54.97% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Grayson in 2018 was $38,262, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,048 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. Grayson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grayson include English, Scottish, German, Irish, and African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Grayson's cultural character, accounting for 20.46% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Grayson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.