For population 25 years and over in Grayson:
For population 15 years and over in Grayson village:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (31.9 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (101.3 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (250.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Clarks, LA (1.5 miles ), Columbia, LA (2.1 miles ), Olla, LA (3.5 miles ), Urania, LA (4.1 miles ), Tullos, LA (4.5 miles ), Sikes, LA (4.7 miles) , Winnsboro, LA (4.9 miles ), Jena, LA (5.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.05 N, Longitude: 92.11 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 318
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.6%).
Work and jobs in Grayson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grayson, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grayson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Grayson village center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Grayson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from Grayson center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Caldwell Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John McKeithen - Governor of Louisiana, Hubert D. Humphreys - Historian, Andrew Jackson Grayson - Ornithologist and artist, Billy Masters (American football) - Football player.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayson:
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Public elementary/middle school in Grayson:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Grayson and their reported violations in the past:GRAYSON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1950, Groundwater):
Past health violations:HOLUM WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1000, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:COTTON PLANT WATER SYS. (Address: 8068 HWY 506 W , Population served: 550, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.7%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.7% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Grayson compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Grayson (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Grayson (based on Caldwell Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,291 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,783 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Grayson fatal accident list:
Sep 22, 1989 03:50 PM, Us165, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 20, 1976 07:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,293
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,390
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grayson)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grayson)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1