Gray is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,044 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gray is the 37th largest community in Maine.
Gray is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gray is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gray who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (12.37%), and management occupations (12.19%).
Also of interest is that Gray has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Gray is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Gray’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Gray doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Gray is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.35% of adults in Gray have a college degree.
The per capita income in Gray in 2010 was $31,840, which is wealthy relative to Maine, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,360 for a family of four. However, Gray contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gray home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gray residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Gray include French , Irish, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Gray is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.