Gray, ME


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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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Gray house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 (17.71%), management occupations (10.18%), and sales jobs (9.43%).

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.

Because of many things, Gray is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gray 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Gray has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gray’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Gray is a small town, 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 Gray citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.38% of adults in Gray have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Gray in 2010 was $30,423, which is wealthy relative to Maine, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,692 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gray include Irish, French , Italian, and French Canadian.

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