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Grayson, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Grayson had a population of 3,461 as of July 1, 2016. Grayson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grayson is located at latitude 33.89 and longitude -83.9579 in Gwinnett County. 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. Gwinnett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The City of Grayson (GNIS ID: 2403733) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Grayson is located within Snellville-Grayson Division of Gwinnett County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grayson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Grayson, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,461
Population in Households 3,460
Population in Familes 3,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,400
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 1,151
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 930
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 234 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $231,281
Average Home Value $266,075


Median Household Income $81,067
Average Household Income $90,004
Per Capita Income $29,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.26% 2.07%
Households 4.0% 1.97%
Families 3.17% 1.88%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 210 67th
Population Density1 # 98 85th
Diversity Index2 # 103 84th
Median Household Income # 14 98th
Per Capita Income # 47 93rd

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