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. 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 $91,333.00.
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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grayson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayson who work in office and administrative support (17.59%), sales jobs (14.45%), and management occupations (13.25%).
Because of many things, Grayson is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Grayson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Grayson perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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 35.87 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: 35.98% of adults in Grayson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grayson in 2010 was $30,425, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,700 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 Irish, English, Italian, and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Grayson's cultural character, accounting for 17.26% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Grayson is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Other Asian languages.