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Population in 2012: 4,099 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 

Males: 1,866  (45.5%)
Females: 2,233  (54.5%)

Median resident age:  32.5 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41143.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,510 (it was $19,683 in 2000)
Grayson:

$28,510
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,086

Grayson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,359 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Grayson:

$84,359
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,043; Detached houses: $133,751; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,078; Mobile homes: $31,539

Median gross rent in 2012: $523.

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  • White alone - 3,880 (92.0%)
  • Hispanic - 151 (3.6%)
  • Black alone - 114 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grayson: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (19.6%), German (18.6%), English (13.8%), United States (11.7%), Scottish (4.1%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1860

Elevation: 608 feet

Land area: 2.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,638 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Grayson:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grayson city:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

52 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Grayson, Kentucky as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Grayson to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $526 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $280 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (28.1 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (87.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (348.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Willard, KY (2.5 miles) , Grahn, KY (2.7 miles) , Carter, KY (3.5 miles) , Olive Hill, KY (3.6 miles ), Cannonsburg, KY (3.6 miles) , Ashland Rural, KY (3.8 miles) , Webbville, KY (3.8 miles) , Isonville, KY (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.33 N, Longitude: 82.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,164 (+52.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 896 (58.3%)

Area code: 606

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Crime rates in Grayson by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 12020210
per 100,000 25.049.50.050.00.051.723.60.0
Robberies 00126332
per 100,000 0.00.024.950.0150.277.570.747.5
Assaults 12132024
per 100,000 25.049.524.974.950.10.047.195.0
Burglaries 2339504720362524
per 100,000 574.0964.41244.71173.8500.5930.0588.8570.1
Thefts 5861799157577236
per 100,000 1447.51508.41966.62272.71426.41472.51695.7855.1
Auto thefts 4310113655
per 100,000 99.874.2248.9274.775.1155.0117.8118.8
Arson N/A50N/A2020
per 100,000 N/A123.60.0N/A50.10.047.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 124.4173.9188.1251.5145.4190.8159.4110.9

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Crime rate in Grayson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Kentucky average:

1.95

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Grayson-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Grayson city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grayson-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from Grayson center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Grayson center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carter County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Michele Mahone - Television host.


Hospitals/medical centers in Grayson:

  • FMC - NA OF GRAYSON (Dialysis Facility, 286 STATE HIGHWAY 1947)
  • CARTER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 250 MCDAVID BLVD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Grayson:

  • BOYD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Grayson, KY

Amtrak station near Grayson:

  • 20 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Grayson:

  • Kentucky Christian University (Full-time enrollment: 531; Location: 100 Academic Pkwy; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.kcu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayson:

  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,202)
  • Shawnee State University (about 28 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • Morehead State University (about 29 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Marshall University (about 29 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • West Virginia State University (about 64 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Southern State Community College (about 72 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)

Public high school in Grayson:

Private high school in Grayson:

  • CARTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 44; Location: 162 N COURT ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grayson:

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Notable location: Grayson Volunteer Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Carter County Memorial Gardens (1), Keffer Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Executive Inn & Suites (205 State Highway 1947), Super 8 Motel (125 Super Eight Ln), Country Squire Inn (370 State Highway 1947), Country Easy Time Tanning (370 State Highway 1947), Days Inn of Grayson (650 Cw Stevens Boulevard), Grayson Days Inn (650 Cw Stevens Blvd), Econo Lodge (205 State Highway 1947), Knights Inn of Grayson (370 State Highway 1947).

Courts: Kentucky Commonwealth - Juvenile Services Court Designated Worker (100 East Main Street), Carter County - Circuit Court Clerk (300 West Main Suite 227), Carter County - District Court Clerk (300 West Main Suite 227), Little Sandy District Health Department - Court House (Court House), Admistrative Office Of The Court S (100 East Main Street).

 
Carter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.42
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grayson and their reported violations in the past:

GRAYSON UTILITY COMMISSION (Population served: 12033, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1996. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-1997), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-1997), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-1997), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-15-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2004)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2004)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
RATTLESNAKE RIDGE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 11048, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CAMP ROBERT C WEBB (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-26-2004 and JUL-08-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2004)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.8%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grayson, KY

People in group quarters in Grayson in 2010:

  • 357 people in college/university student housing
  • 155 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Grayson in 2000:

  • 408 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Grayson compared to Kentucky state average:

Grayson, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Grayson (2011 data):

  • The Commercial Bank of Grayson: Interchange Branch at 109 Carol Malone Blvd, branch established on 1976/01/05; The Commercial Bank Of Grayson at 208 East Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.0 mil, Deposits: $137.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Grayson Bancshares Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Grayson: The First National Bank Of Grayson at 200 South Carol Malone Boulevard, branch established on 1902/01/01; Grayson Branch at 380 S. Carol Malone Boulevard, branch established on 1935/11/01. Info updated 2009/08/19: Bank assets: $216.5 mil, Deposits: $193.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Grayson Bancorp, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Grayson Branch at 575 N.Carol Malone Boulevard, branch established on 1990/03/01. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • Citizens National Bank of Paintsville: Grayson Branch at 167 South Carol Malone Blvd., branch established on 2001/08/20. Info updated 2007/09/25: Bank assets: $554.7 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Paintsville, KY, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grayson, Kentucky:

  • Quality Inn, 205 State Hwy 1947, Grayson, KY 41143 , Phone: (606) 474-7854, Fax: (606) 474-8425
  • Guesthouse Inn & Suites, 501 C W Stevens Blvd, Grayson, KY 41143 , Phone: (606) 474-0000, Fax: (606) 474-2323
  • Knights Inn-Grayson, Ky, 370 State Hwy 1947, Grayson, KY 41143 , Phone: (800) 843-5644, Fax: (606) 474-6607
  • Super 8 Motel, 125 Super Eight Ln, Grayson, KY 41143 , Phone: (606) 474-8811, Fax: (606) 474-8812
  • Days Inn Of Grayson, 650 cw Stevens Blvd, Grayson, KY 41143 , Phone: (606) 475-3224, Fax: (606) 475-3224
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grayson, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Grayson travel time to work - commute


Grayson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Grayson city (based on Carter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.90%
Here30.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents31.1%25.3%14.9%9.6%7.2%
Congregations18.9%20.8%15.1%11.3%11.3%
NameChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents5.4%1.8%1.3%1.1%2.2%
Congregations5.7%1.9%1.9%3.8%9.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Carter County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carter County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

33.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$12,452$74,7123$3,299
Police Protection - Officers 12$100,285$100,2850$0
Streets and Highways 4$23,539$70,6170$0
Sewerage 6$13,481$26,9620$0
Water Supply 6$14,883$29,7660$0
Gas Supply 9$18,863$25,1510$0
Totals for Government 39$183,503$56,4623$3,299

Grayson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,405,000 ($342.77)
    Water Utilities: $1,076,000 ($262.50)
    Sewerage: $779,000 ($190.05)
    Police Protection: $452,000 ($110.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $397,000 ($96.85)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($70.99)
    Regular Highways: $144,000 ($35.13)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($33.91)
    Fire Protection: $68,000 ($16.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($8.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $356,000 ($86.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $63,000 ($15.37)
    Fire Protection: $46,000 ($11.22)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($4.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,169,000 ($285.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Grayson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $602,000 ($146.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $409,000 ($99.78)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($12.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $356,000 ($86.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $282,000 ($68.80)
    Rents: $9,000 ($2.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,358,000 ($331.30)
    Gas Utilities: $1,355,000 ($330.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($15.61)
    Highways: $53,000 ($12.93)
  • Tax - NEC: $465,000 ($113.44)
    Property: $270,000 ($65.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000 ($16.35)
    Public Utilities: $39,000 ($9.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $29,000 ($7.07)

Grayson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,145,000 ($1011.22)
    Electric Utilities: $25,000 ($6.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,427,000 ($836.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,770,000 ($919.74)
    Other, NEC: $3,172,000 ($773.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $375,000 ($91.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($62.21)
    Electric Utilities: $25,000 ($6.10)

Grayson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,292,000 ($315.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,770,000 ($919.74)

4.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Boyd County, KY  0.69% ($31,129 average AGI)
from Rowan County, KY  0.52% ($22,043)
from Greenup County, KY  0.38% ($25,500)


4.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,580 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Boyd County, KY  0.59% ($27,358 average AGI)
to Rowan County, KY  0.58% ($26,019)
to Greenup County, KY  0.45% ($30,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grayson:

  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grayson:

  • WUGO (102.3 FM; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Grayson:

  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Grayson, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Grayson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 100

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grayson)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grayson, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grayson)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grayson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Grayson


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grayson, KY

Most common first names in Grayson, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9073.1 years
William9076.4 years
John7772.2 years
Mary6679.5 years
Charles6172.8 years
George3473.6 years
Frank3475.5 years
Robert3472.0 years
Ruby2577.0 years
Elizabeth2280.2 years
Most common last names in Grayson, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall5274.2 years
Johnson4975.1 years
Mcdavid4169.6 years
Everman3979.3 years
Carroll3975.6 years
Burton3473.2 years
Smith2977.1 years
Waggoner2773.8 years
Sexton2673.2 years
Blevins2567.3 years
Businesses in Grayson, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
FedEx3RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1Super 81
Kmart1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
Lane Furniture2UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Grayson on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronald D. Gollihue (3)
  • Christina Elizabeth Coen (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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