Grayson is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,780 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grayson is the 227th largest community in Georgia. Grayson has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Grayson, where the median household income is $91,333.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grayson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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.
Grayson is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Grayson citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 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 Jamaican, Irish, English, Italian, German and Nigerian.
Grayson also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.26%.
The languages spoken by people in Grayson are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Grayson is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages, Other Asian languages, Spanish and Hindi.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||800|
|GRAYSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.83%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.17%|
|TYPE OF GRAYSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||97.74%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.79%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.48%|
|SIZE OF GRAYSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||27.41%|
|AGE OF GRAYSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||57.69%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||38.14%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.17%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.00%|
|GRAYSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$241,800|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,546|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $63,000||2.73%|
|$63,001 - $126,000||2.58%|
|$126,001 - $252,000||24.53%|
|$252,001 - $378,000||49.64%|
|$378,001 - $504,000||13.06%|
|$504,001 - $630,000||5.17%|
|$630,001 - $946,000||1.72%|
|$946,001 - $1,261,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF GRAYSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.02%|
|5 TO 17||20.19%|
|18 TO 24||13.32%|
|25 TO 34||4.99%|
|35 TO 54||31.18%|
|55 TO 64||11.56%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.75%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.05%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,333|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$30,425|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.51%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (15.64%)
Information Technology (3.74%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.59%)
Public Service (2.25%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||36.40%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.68%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.75%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.98%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Jamaican (7.92%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.64%)
African languages (3.36%)
Other Asian languages (3.21%)
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