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Grayson County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 26,239 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 24,053 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,279
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,348
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,418
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,455 (it was 2,178 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 504 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grayson County: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.7%), Construction (16.1%), Retail trade (10.5%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grayson County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Some other race alone (0.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 13,071  (49.8%)
Females: 13,168  (50.2%)
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Grayson County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grayson County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,618 ($27,639 in 1999)

This county:

$37,618
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $411 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $461)
This county:

$411
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,437 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Grayson:

$110,437
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,191 - $170,281
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $882
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Institutionalized population: 768

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 67
  • Thefts: 51
  • Auto thefts: 15

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 71
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $85,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $707 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $566 (0.5%)

Grayson County household income distribution in 2009 Grayson County home values distribution Grayson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.8%
Grayson County:

23.8%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.2% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for other race residents, 33.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.1 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 29.1 years old, American Indian residents: 12.8 years old, Asian residents: 32.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.6 years old, Other race residents: 40.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grayson County is $358 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $559 a month.

Cities in this county include: Leitchfield, Millerstown, Short Creek, Clarkson, Caneyville.

Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cimarron County, Oklahoma , Crittenden County , Putnam County, West Virginia , Louisa County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 684
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 183 (36.1% naturalized citizens)

Grayson County:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 63
  • 2000 to 2009: 64
  • 1990 to 1999: 35
  • 1980 to 1989: 8
  • 1970 to 1979: 5
  • Before 1970: 45
Note: State values scaled to Grayson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.8%

Grayson County marital status for males Grayson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,177
  • One, attached: 57
  • Two: 267
  • 3 or 4: 494
  • 5 to 9: 303
  • 10 to 19: 187
  • 20 to 49: 93
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 3,013
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Grayson County with a mortgage: 3,738 (147 second mortgage, 309 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,321

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grayson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,69350
Catholic2,1006
Mainline Protestant7878
Other771
None15,089-
Grayson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Grayson County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Grayson County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grayson County:

12.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

28.5%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Grayson County:

Average size of farms: 141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,177
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $129.74
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.27%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,961
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,726
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.51%
Corn for grain: 6349 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 857 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7625 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37 acres

Earthquake activity:

Grayson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Grayson County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.8 miles away from Grayson County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 29, 2012 to March 03, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4057: March 06, 2012, FEMA Id: 4057, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 03, 2009 to May 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1841: May 29, 2009, FEMA Id: 1841, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1746: February 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 1746, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Record Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1578: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1578, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kentucky Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 2004 to July 15, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1537: August 06, 2004, FEMA Id: 1537, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (39%)
  • Honduras (25%)
  • Guatemala (17%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grayson County (%):

  • American (31%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • European (1%)

Grayson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,885 (84.0%)
  • Carpooled: 752 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 169 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 53 (0.6%)
  • Worked at home: 326 (4.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Grayson County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
602 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,985.

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.33% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($20,326 average AGI)
1.28% relocated from other states ($7,631 average AGI)
Grayson County:

1.28%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hardin County, KY  0.72% ($30,902 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.57% ($32,408)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.49% ($25,262)
from Edmonson County, KY  0.20% ($25,588)
from Ohio County, KY  0.16% ($25,429)
from Bullitt County, KY  0.14% ($41,500)
from Warren County, KY  0.14% ($25,167)


4.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.94% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($24,812 average AGI)
1.13% relocated to other states ($23,606 average AGI)
Grayson County:

1.13%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hardin County, KY  0.53% ($29,911 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.50% ($48,238)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.34% ($24,379)
to Warren County, KY  0.34% ($23,172)
to Edmonson County, KY  0.20% ($28,765)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Grayson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Grayson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grayson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,889 (3,580 aged, 1,309 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 593 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Grayson County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (528)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (359)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (222)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (209)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (149)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (123)
  • Congestive heart failure (121)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (109)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (89)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,338
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 300
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 79,119

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,306
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 214.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 168.4
  • Other - 46.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,239
  • In family households: 22,438 (3,524 male householders, 3,170 female householders)
    5,235 spouses, 7,711 children (6,844 natural, 270 adopted, 602 stepchildren), 967 grandchildren, 111 brothers or sisters, 431 parents, 601 other relatives, 680 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,435 (1,428 male householders (1,236 living alone)), 1,587 female householders (1,455 living alone)), 402 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 327

Size of family households: 3,218 2-persons, 1,507 3-persons, 1,233 4-persons, 372 5-persons, 189 6-persons, 171 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,690 1-person, 255 2-persons, 65 3-persons.

3,980 married couples with children.
1,176 single-parent households (264 men, 912 women).

98.3% of residents of Grayson speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,347,000 ($6,173 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,312,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,822,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,439,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,869,000
Federal grants: $45,425,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,031,000 ($35,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,763,000 ($1,053,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $955,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,467,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,591,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,635
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,450
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +958
Here:

+38 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grayson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.78 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 133
  • 2010 to 2013: 472
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,042
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,502
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,868
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,652
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,884
  • 1950 to 1959: 768
  • 1940 to 1949: 466
  • 1939 or earlier: 837
Note: State values scaled to Grayson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grayson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grayson County population
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 124
  • 4 rooms: 865
  • 5 rooms: 1,642
  • 6 rooms: 1,663
  • 7 rooms: 1,169
  • 8 rooms: 585
  • 9+ rooms: 966
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 210
  • 3 rooms: 223
  • 4 rooms: 941
  • 5 rooms: 531
  • 6 rooms: 361
  • 7 rooms: 282
  • 8 rooms: 76
  • 9+ rooms: 32
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grayson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grayson County population
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 183
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,260
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,036
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,069
  • 5+ bedrooms: 473
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 350
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,296
  • 3 bedrooms: 794
  • 4 bedrooms: 183
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grayson County population
  • no vehicle: 299
  • 1 vehicle: 1,598
  • 2 vehicles: 2,590
  • 3 vehicles: 1,637
  • 4 vehicles: 604
  • 5+ vehicles: 372
  • no vehicle: 261
  • 1 vehicle: 1,258
  • 2 vehicles: 803
  • 3 vehicles: 311
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 26

85% of Grayson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Kentucky.

Grayson County:

85.4%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,004
  • Other state: 3,791
  • Northeast: 333
  • Midwest: 1,745
  • South: 1,262
  • West: 451

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grayson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.6%)
  • Utility gas (13.8%)
  • Wood (7.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (71.9%)
  • Utility gas (14.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Wood (6.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 313
Here:

10.7%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

2.0%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 159
Here:

19.5%
Kentucky:

17.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Grayson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,620,000
    General - Other: $3,735,000
    Regular Highways: $2,582,000
    Financial Administration: $182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000
    General Public Buildings: $148,000
    Central Staff Services: $74,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $389,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $741,000
    General - Other: $301,000
    Police Protection: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,924,000

Grayson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $242,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,254,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $214,000
    Highways: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $436,000
    Interest Earnings: $77,000
    Sale of Property: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,115,000
    Highways: $1,227,000
    Education: $12,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,143,000
    Property: $715,000
    NEC: $337,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $58,000
    Other Selective Sales: $53,000
    Individual Income: $0

Grayson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,003,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,978,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000

Grayson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,259,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,343
  • Number of aged recipients: 141
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,202
  • Number of recipients under 18: 163
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 881
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 299
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 568
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 560
Grayson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Grayson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Grayson County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17869.0 years
Mary16578.1 years
William14873.8 years
Charles12269.6 years
John10476.1 years
Robert9972.4 years
Ruby5978.1 years
George5576.8 years
Thomas4572.6 years
Joseph4573.6 years
Most common last names in Grayson County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Decker10672.1 years
Woosley9478.1 years
Miller9074.5 years
Smith8873.8 years
Embry8075.6 years
Logsdon6773.1 years
Williams6577.6 years
Wilson6477.1 years
Johnson6375.0 years
Meredith6277.3 years
Businesses in Grayson County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Big O Tires1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
McDonald's2

Grayson County on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"