Grayson, KY
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Living in Grayson

Grayson is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,710 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Grayson is the 110th largest community in Kentucky.

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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayson who work in office and administrative support (19.41%), sales jobs (12.15%), and food service (7.59%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.51% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Grayson, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Grayson provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

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 percentage of people in Grayson with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.28% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Grayson in 2018 was $17,571, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,284 for a family of four. However, Grayson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, German, Dutch, Welsh, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Grayson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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