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Grayson, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Grayson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gwinnett County at latitude 33.89 and longitude -83.9579. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Grayson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Grayson, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Grayson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Grayson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grayson: Berkeley, Trip, Tripp.

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Grayson, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,799
Population in Households 2,799
Population in Familes 2,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,133
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 946
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 767
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 756 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $192,793
Average Home Value $213,654


Median Household Income $78,622
Average Household Income $91,068
Per Capita Income $30,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.15% 1.93%
Households 1.15% 1.89%
Families 0.06% 1.79%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Grayson, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grayson to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 240 62nd
Population Density1 # 126 80th
Diversity Index2 # 113 82nd
Median Household Income # 20 97th
Per Capita Income # 43 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.