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Gray, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Gray had a population of 3,379 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gray is located at latitude 33.002 and longitude -83.5409 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gray (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Gray (GNIS ID: 2403730) 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 Gray is located within Gray-Macon East Division of Jones County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gray 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 Gray: James.

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


Total Population 3,379
Population in Households 3,239
Population in Familes 2,833
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 868
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,201
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $170,377
Average Home Value $178,442


Median Household Income $54,779
Average Household Income $73,994
Per Capita Income $27,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.31%
Households 0.24% 0.22%
Families 1.3% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Gray, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gray 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 # 215 66th
Population Density1 # 195 69th
Diversity Index2 # 415 34th
Median Household Income # 86 86th
Per Capita Income # 81 87th

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