Grayson, KY

Grayson profile

Living in Grayson

Grayson is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,894 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grayson is the 104th largest community in Kentucky.

Grayson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grayson is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grayson who work in office and administrative support (15.47%), sales jobs (9.46%), and food service (9.39%).

Also of interest is that Grayson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Grayson is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Grayson enrolled in college, Grayson has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Grayson is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Grayson has a very low overall level of education: only 9.77% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Grayson in 2018 was $16,522, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,088 for a family of four. However, Grayson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Grayson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grayson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grayson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grayson include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Dutch.

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