Grayling is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,844 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grayling is the 369th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Grayling isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Grayling are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grayling is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayling who work in office and administrative support (17.78%), food service (14.19%), and sales jobs (12.23%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Grayling is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.04 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Grayling with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Grayling in 2010 was $19,017, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,068 for a family of four.
The people who call Grayling home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grayling residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grayling include English, Irish, French , and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Grayling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.