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Grayson County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2017: 131,140 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 110,595 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 18,635
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,910
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,228
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,360 (it was 12,621 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 934 sq. mi.

Water area: 45.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Grayson County: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Grayson County, TX (2017)
    • 96,71687.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,45514.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,6176.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,5033.2%Two or more races
    • 1,6651.5%Asian alone
    • 1,5271.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3140.3%Some other race alone
    • 670.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 64,739  (49.4%)
Females: 66,401  (50.6%)
Average household size:
Grayson County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,718 ($37,178 in 1999)
This county:

$56,718
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $715 (lower quartile is $544, upper quartile is $884)
This county:

$715
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,500 (it was $67,800 in 2000)
Grayson:

$139,500
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,100 - $243,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,365
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $458

Institutionalized population: 1,106

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 311
  • Thefts: 485
  • Auto thefts: 65

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 268
  • Thefts: 393
  • Auto thefts: 57
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 134 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1998: 220 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 1999: 215 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2000: 171 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2001: 247 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2002: 383 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2003: 313 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2004: 411 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2005: 423 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2006: 355 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2007: 266 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2008: 185 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2009: 108 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2010: 75 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2013: 172 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2014: 203 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2015: 322 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2016: 374 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2017: 666 buildings, average cost: $152,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Grayson, TX residents
Average permit cost in Grayson, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,648 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,402 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Grayson, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grayson, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Grayson, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
Grayson County:

13.7%
Texas:

14.7%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.9% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for American Indian residents, 9.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.6% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.6 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 41.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 43.3 years old, American Indian residents: 40.2 years old, Asian residents: 20.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 42.2 years old)

Area name: Sherman-Denison, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grayson County is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $606 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $796 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Grayson, Sherman, Denison, Northwest Grayson, Southwest Grayson, Whitesboro, Van Alstyne, Howe, Preston, Whitewright.

Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Grayson County: Camp Sweeney (A), Alvarado Public Library (B), Burleson Public Library (C), Cleburne Municipal Library (D), Joshua Public Library (E), Era Volunteer Fire Department (F), Moss Lake Volunteer Fire Department (G), Myra Volunteer Fire Department (H), Rosston Volunteer Fire Department (I), Lake Kiowa Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (J), Thomason-Scott House (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grayson County include: Concord Church (A), Indian Creek Church (B), Violott Church (C), Prairie Grove Baptist Church (D), Tipton Chapel (E), Shiloh Church (F), Prairie Grove Church (G), Dye Church (H), Garden Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brushy Mound Cemetery (1), Clark County Cemetery (2), Bear Head Cemetery (3), Gunter Cemetery (4), Era Cemetery (5), Barlow Cemetery (6), County Line Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Tipps Lake (A), Collums Lake (B), Harville Lake (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 31 Reservoir (D), Hubert M Moss Lake (E), Bing Lake (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 7g Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 7f Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brewster Creek (A), Bingham Creek (B), Bircham Creek (C), Bear Head Creek (D), Waller Creek (E), Wheat Creek (F), Williams Creek (G), Whites Creek (H), Wolf Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grayson County include: Site of Fort Fitzhugh (1), Hornet Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bamberg County, South Carolina , Chickasaw County, Mississippi , Imperial County, California , Nevada County, Arkansas , Walker County, Alabama .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Grayson, TX
County total employment by year in Grayson, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Grayson, TX

Current college students: 5,331
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,542 (22.1% naturalized citizens)

Grayson County:

7.3%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,0362010 or later
  • 2,4632000 to 2009
  • 1,9801990 to 1999
  • 8481980 to 1989
  • 4641970 to 1979
  • 459Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 42,798
  • One, attached: 1,028
  • Two: 1,362
  • 3 or 4: 1,014
  • 5 to 9: 1,480
  • 10 to 19: 1,824
  • 20 to 49: 783
  • 50 or more: 1,489
  • Mobile homes: 4,098

Housing units in Grayson County with a mortgage: 15,644 (225 second mortgage, 87 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,329

Here:

46.9% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grayson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,271174
Mainline Protestant9,06633
Catholic5,9524
Other3,8447
Black Protestant2,38014
Orthodox1201
None49,244-
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: 17
Grayson County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Grayson County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 74
This county:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grayson County:

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

25.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Grayson County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,121
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $137.67
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,182
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.94%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,228
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.76%
Corn for grain: 21746 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 48672 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 342 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 240 harvested acres
Vegetables: 79 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,146 acres

Tornado activity:

Grayson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1901496.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 44 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/7/1995, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Grayson County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from Grayson County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 273.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Grayson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 41,929 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 5,340 (10.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 102 (0.2%)
  • Railroad: 12 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 703 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 1,122 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,529 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Burma (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Honduras (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grayson County


  • American (19%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,362 people in nursing homes
  • 892 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 294 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 94 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 84 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 62 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 32 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Grayson County, Texas in 2010:

  • 948 people in college/university student housing
  • 882 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 224 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,685.

7.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.50% relocated from other counties in Texas ($40,501 average AGI)
2.20% relocated from other states ($13,235 average AGI)
Grayson County:

2.20%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Collin County, TX  1.61% ($69,073 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.81% ($55,781)
from Dallas County, TX  0.64% ($62,125)
from Fannin County, TX  0.46% ($37,986)
from Cooke County, TX  0.36% ($40,808)
from Bryan County, OK  0.30% ($41,838)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.29% ($57,448)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Texas average:

7.26%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($31 average AGI)
Grayson County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

4.11% relocated to other counties in Texas ($33,095 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($14,772 average AGI)
Grayson County:

1.96%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Collin County, TX  0.88% ($54,386 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.51% ($49,583)
to Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($50,578)
to Cooke County, TX  0.37% ($39,351)
to Fannin County, TX  0.36% ($37,475)
to Bryan County, OK  0.33% ($46,020)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.24% ($76,257)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Grayson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Grayson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Grayson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grayson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Grayson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 20,408 (16,926 aged, 3,482 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,801 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,269)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,541)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,366)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,128)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (908)
  • Unspecified dementia (716)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (633)
  • Congestive heart failure (623)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (560)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (348)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.59
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,665
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 438
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,050

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,427
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,050
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 37.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.7
  • Suffocation - 28.8
  • Other - 28.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 131,140
  • In family households: 109,804 (18,370 male householders, 15,915 female householders)
    26,153 spouses, 38,957 children (34,941 natural, 1,200 adopted, 2,816 stepchildren), 2,790 grandchildren, 1,372 brothers or sisters, 1,450 parents, 1,996 other relatives, 2,801 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,736 (6,656 male householders (4,559 living alone)), 8,235 female householders (7,368 living alone)), 3,845 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,600

Size of family households: 14,816 2-persons, 9,589 3-persons, 4,871 4-persons, 2,832 5-persons, 1,807 6-persons, 370 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,927 1-person, 2,729 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 155 4-persons.

20,154 married couples with children.
8,049 single-parent households (3,033 men, 5,016 women).

89.0% of residents of Grayson speak English at home.
8.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $583,347,000 ($5,032 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $33,025,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $299,068,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $154,126,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,670,000
Federal grants: $96,214,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,825,000 ($6,018,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,443,000 ($1,321,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $152,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $56,860,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,378,000

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

Births: 8,172
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,504
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,254
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,468
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Grayson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 27.16 millions of gallons per day (45% from ground, 55% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Grayson County, Texas
  • Year house built in Grayson County, Texas
  • 1,6192014 or later
  • 1,3302010 to 2013
  • 8,1452000 to 2009
  • 6,0811990 to 1999
  • 10,1831980 to 1989
  • 6,1251970 to 1979
  • 8,7011960 to 1969
  • 5,6911950 to 1959
  • 2,7611940 to 1949
  • 5,2401939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grayson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grayson County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grayson County, Texas
  • 891 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 4913 rooms
  • 2,6644 rooms
  • 8,2235 rooms
  • 8,7856 rooms
  • 6,6927 rooms
  • 2,0818 rooms
  • 3,9489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grayson County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grayson County, Texas
  • 4151 room
  • 4222 rooms
  • 3,4873 rooms
  • 4,0754 rooms
  • 4,0805 rooms
  • 2,8396 rooms
  • 2827 rooms
  • 4828 rooms
  • 1219+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grayson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grayson County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grayson County, Texas
  • 89no bedroom
  • 4101 bedroom
  • 5,9192 bedrooms
  • 20,1013 bedrooms
  • 5,5314 bedrooms
  • 9235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grayson County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grayson County, Texas
  • 415no bedroom
  • 3,4121 bedroom
  • 7,0832 bedrooms
  • 4,4393 bedrooms
  • 8304 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 349no vehicle
  • 7,8611 vehicle
  • 12,0862 vehicles
  • 7,8463 vehicles
  • 3,4244 vehicles
  • 1,4075+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,924no vehicle
  • 7,8031 vehicle
  • 5,5542 vehicles
  • 3693 vehicles
  • 5534 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.9% of Grayson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Texas.

Grayson County:

83.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 85,563
  • Other state: 34,766
  • Northeast: 2,779
  • Midwest: 8,856
  • South: 13,964
  • West: 9,167
Year householders moved into unit in Grayson County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grayson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.7%Electricity
  • 38.2%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,165
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 209
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,966
Here:

26.3%
Texas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Grayson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,642,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,185,000
    Air Transportation: $889,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,136,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $8,393,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,755,000
    Regular Highways: $7,144,000
    Health - Other: $5,805,000
    Police Protection: $4,842,000
    Financial Administration: $3,607,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,448,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,545,000
    General - Other: $1,228,000
    Air Transportation: $1,020,000
    General Public Buildings: $934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $211,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,715,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,347,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $368,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $363,000
    General - Other: $257,000
    Corrections - Other: $180,000
    Financial Administration: $124,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,617,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,459,000
    Other: $2,283,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,065,000
    General Local Government Support: $162,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,090,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,934,000
    Other License: $622,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,795,000

Grayson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,642,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,185,000
    Air Transportation: $889,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,136,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $8,393,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,755,000
    Regular Highways: $7,144,000
    Health - Other: $5,805,000
    Police Protection: $4,842,000
    Financial Administration: $3,607,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,448,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,545,000
    General - Other: $1,228,000
    Air Transportation: $1,020,000
    General Public Buildings: $934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $211,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,715,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,347,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $368,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $363,000
    General - Other: $257,000
    Corrections - Other: $180,000
    Financial Administration: $124,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,617,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,459,000
    Other: $2,283,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,065,000
    General Local Government Support: $162,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,090,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,934,000
    Other License: $622,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,795,000

Grayson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,642,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,185,000
    Air Transportation: $889,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,136,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $8,393,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,755,000
    Regular Highways: $7,144,000
    Health - Other: $5,805,000
    Police Protection: $4,842,000
    Financial Administration: $3,607,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,448,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,545,000
    General - Other: $1,228,000
    Air Transportation: $1,020,000
    General Public Buildings: $934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $211,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,715,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,347,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $368,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $363,000
    General - Other: $257,000
    Corrections - Other: $180,000
    Financial Administration: $124,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,617,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,459,000
    Other: $2,283,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,065,000
    General Local Government Support: $162,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,090,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,934,000
    Other License: $622,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,795,000

Grayson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,642,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,185,000
    Air Transportation: $889,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,136,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $8,393,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,755,000
    Regular Highways: $7,144,000
    Health - Other: $5,805,000
    Police Protection: $4,842,000
    Financial Administration: $3,607,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,448,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,545,000
    General - Other: $1,228,000
    Air Transportation: $1,020,000
    General Public Buildings: $934,000
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $211,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $198,000
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,975,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,715,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,347,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $368,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $266,000
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $363,000
    General - Other: $257,000
    Corrections - Other: $180,000
    Financial Administration: $124,000
    Police Protection: $46,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,995,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,617,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,459,000
    Other: $2,283,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,065,000
    General Local Government Support: $162,000
  • Tax - Property: $36,090,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,934,000
    Other License: $622,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,795,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,357
  • Number of aged recipients: 276
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,081
  • Number of recipients under 18: 460
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,408
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 489
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 894
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 964
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 26 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED518$114,782558$102,8391,071$144,218140$46,1363$1,332,333313$89,80290$61,733
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$100,35064$99,391110$125,61818$63,7220$024$63,87523$59,174
APPLICATIONS DENIED68$111,250143$104,797492$128,053136$45,9492$570,00058$84,69068$65,941
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN91$112,82464$121,953323$139,44032$59,9690$032$90,93811$63,818
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$105,00020$124,30061$153,0005$97,8000$011$91,18210$100,900
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$141,29441$180,0245$85,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$116,36417$228,6473$76,0002$38,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$187,50014$145,6430$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$195,0008$159,7501$166,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$72,0000$02$72,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grayson, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grayson, TX - Value
Most common first names in Grayson County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James86372.9 years
Mary82579.9 years
William81276.4 years
John75176.0 years
Robert52772.7 years
Charles38372.1 years
George32676.2 years
Willie24878.7 years
Dorothy24577.1 years
Ruby23380.3 years
Most common last names in Grayson County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41476.2 years
Brown29176.3 years
Williams28077.2 years
Jones25876.4 years
Johnson24177.1 years
Wilson21977.1 years
Miller21977.1 years
Davis21476.6 years
Taylor18575.3 years
Anderson16375.0 years
Businesses in Grayson County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3KFC2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Kohl's1
Albertsons2Kroger2
American Eagle Outfitters1La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's2Lane Bryant1
AutoZone2Lane Furniture4
Bath & Body Works1Little Caesars Pizza2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Lowe's1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Blockbuster1McDonald's5
Burger King3Motel 61
CVS2Nike3
Catherines1Nissan1
Chevrolet3Office Depot1
Chick-Fil-A1Old Navy1
Chipotle1Olive Garden1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express1
Church's Chicken3Panera Bread1
Circle K5Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Suites1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Curves2Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Rue211
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In9
Discount Tire1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza2Sears3
Dressbarn1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx14Sprint Nextel1
Finish Line1Starbucks2
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile4
H&R Block5Taco Bell3
Havertys Furniture1Target1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul13
Home Depot1UPS18
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
IHOP2Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box3Walmart2
Jones New York2Wendy's1
Journeys1

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