Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Grayson County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2014: 15,093 (0% urban, 100% rural); it was 17,917 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,448
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,905
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,902
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,493 (it was 1,357 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 443 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grayson County: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Grayson County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (42.9%), Educational, health and social services (32.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Grayson County races chart

Races in Grayson County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 7,395  (49.0%)
Females: 7,698  (51.0%)
Grayson County, VA forum
Recent posts about Grayson County, Virginia on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users. Grayson County is mentioned 52 times on our forum:
Grayson County or ???  (6 replies)
Tell me where to go (for retirement :) )  (11 replies)
VA Pics  (228 replies)
Must see attractions in Virginia?  (17 replies)
recommendations for realtor/buyer's agent in SWVA (Grayson Co. area)  (6 replies)
Dragway in Elk Creek VA  (0 replies)

Grayson County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grayson County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,113 ($28,676 in 1999)

This county:

$30113
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $305, upper quartile is $445)
This county:

$379
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,779 (it was $62,200 in 2000)
Grayson:

$95,779
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,017 - $164,717
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $822
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $245

Institutionalized population: 115

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 67
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 62
  • Thefts: 68
  • Auto thefts: 12
Grayson County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 122 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2001: 126 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2002: 137 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $247,900
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $140,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $541 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $545 (0.6%)

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 2013: 19.1%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 52.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.8%
Grayson County:

19.8%
Virginia:

11.7%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 49.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.5% for other race residents, 31.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 47 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 57 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grayson County is $416 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $616 a month.

Cities in this county include: Troutdale, Independence, Fries.

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

Click to draw/clear Grayson County borders

Neighboring counties: Baxter County, Arkansas , Carroll County, Arkansas , Mississippi County, Missouri , Newton County, Missouri , Woodward County, Oklahoma , Hansford County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 439
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 64.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 212 (30% naturalized citizens)

Grayson County:

1.2%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 69
  • 1990 to 1994: 58
  • 1985 to 1989: 17
  • 1980 to 1984: 18
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1965 to 1969: 11

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 31.9%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,538
  • One, attached: 44
  • Two: 80
  • 3 or 4: 81
  • 5 to 9: 84
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 or more: 38
  • Mobile homes: 1,961
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 279

Housing units in Grayson County with a mortgage: 1,474 (88 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,732

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grayson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,81929
Mainline Protestant2,46529
Other1-
None8,248-
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: 4
Grayson County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Grayson County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grayson County:

10.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

24.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Grayson County:

Average size of farms: 160 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,636
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $264.50
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,936
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,205
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.76%
Corn for grain: 111 harvested acres
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Grayson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 81% 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 186.4 miles away from Grayson County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 205.9 miles away from Grayson County 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 56.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1874): February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1874, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • VirginiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3240): September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • VirginiaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1318): February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaSevere Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 1, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1098): January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1098, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • VirginiaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1086): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • VirginiaIce Storm, Severe Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: February 8, 1994 to February 12, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1014): March 10, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1014, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm, Flood
  • VirginiaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3112): March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • VirginiaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: November 12, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-543): November 12, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-543, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VirginiaDrought, Incident Period: July 23, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3046): July 23, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3046, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • VirginiaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 7, 1977, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-530): April 7, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-530, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

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

  • Mexico (48%)
  • Guatemala (17%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Egypt (6%)
  • Other South America (5%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

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

  • United States or American (37%)
  • English (18%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Grayson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,685 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,505 (20%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 107 (1%)
  • Other means: 41 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 334 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,036 people in state prisons
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

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

  • 115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,583.

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.42% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($14,825 average AGI)
1.86% relocated from other states ($11,263 average AGI)
Grayson County:

1.86%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Carroll County, VA  0.94% ($19,160 average AGI)
from Galax city, VA  0.54% ($21,276)
from Alleghany County, NC  0.19% ($20,200)
from Ashe County, NC  0.19% ($20,600)
from Smyth County, VA  0.19% ($20,100)
from Wythe County, VA  0.19% ($31,300)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.51% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($15,160 average AGI)
2.04% relocated to other states ($11,922 average AGI)
Grayson County:

2.04%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Carroll County, VA  0.95% ($24,784 average AGI)
to Galax city, VA  0.41% ($25,409)
to Smyth County, VA  0.30% ($26,313)
to Alleghany County, NC  0.21% ($19,727)
to Wythe County, VA  0.21% ($23,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Grayson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Grayson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grayson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.3%
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: 4,014 (3,103 aged, 911 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 218 (7%)

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, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (274)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (249)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (185)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (159)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (138)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (117)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (105)
  • Unspecified dementia (102)
  • Congestive heart failure (79)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (72)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 885.980
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1515.340

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 18.33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.11

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 206.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,355
  • In family households: 12,803 (3,489 male householders, 1,108 female householders)
    3,633 spouses, 3,622 children (3,292 natural, 74 adopted, 256 stepchildren), 338 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 96 parents, 126 other relatives, 249 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,552 (1,050 male householders (904 living alone)), 1,199 female householders (1,103 living alone)), 303 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 178 (115 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,575 2-persons, 997 3-persons, 665 4-persons, 240 5-persons, 70 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,007 1-person, 207 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

2,543 married couples with children.
642 single-parent households (217 men, 425 women).

97.1% of residents of Grayson County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $87,679,000 ($5317 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,943,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,595,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,662,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $502,000
Federal grants: $19,571,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,114,000 ($4,213,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,235,000 ($30,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $129,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,670,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,566,000

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

Births: 835
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,122
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +45
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -256
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grayson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.21 millions of gallons per day (67% from ground, 33% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 42
  • 2000 to 2004: 893
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,669
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,200
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,531
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,221
  • 1950 to 1959: 746
  • 1940 to 1949: 544
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,246
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grayson County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 209
  • 4 rooms: 848
  • 5 rooms: 2,034
  • 6 rooms: 1,412
  • 7 rooms: 696
  • 8 rooms: 399
  • 9+ rooms: 288
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 160
  • 4 rooms: 465
  • 5 rooms: 309
  • 6 rooms: 193
  • 7 rooms: 84
  • 8 rooms: 20
  • 9+ rooms: 47
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grayson County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 126
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,671
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,267
  • 4 bedrooms: 624
  • 5+ bedrooms: 192
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 173
  • 2 bedrooms: 659
  • 3 bedrooms: 361
  • 4 bedrooms: 97
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Grayson County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 378
  • 1 vehicle: 1,385
  • 2 vehicles: 2,463
  • 3 vehicles: 1,255
  • 4 vehicles: 349
  • 5+ vehicles: 72
  • no vehicle: 248
  • 1 vehicle: 563
  • 2 vehicles: 406
  • 3 vehicles: 113
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

69% of Grayson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Virginia.

Grayson County:

68.9%
State average:

53.8%

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

  • This state: 12207
  • Northeast: 628
  • Midwest: 331
  • South: 4284
  • West: 221

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $42,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grayson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49.0%)
  • Electricity (31.3%)
  • Wood (13.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44.9%)
  • Electricity (35.0%)
  • Wood (13.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

2.0%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

11.4%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 64
Here:

17.5%
Virginia:

20.6%

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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 559
  • Number of aged recipients: 88
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 471
  • Number of recipients under 18: 31
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 352
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 176
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 302
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 218
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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Grayson County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9871.3 years
William7872.9 years
John7375.6 years
Robert5371.9 years
Mary5378.0 years
Virginia3477.8 years
George3077.4 years
Charles2970.4 years
Thomas2975.8 years
Walter2776.1 years
Most common last names in Grayson County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cox7980.9 years
Phipps6178.2 years
Jones5776.9 years
Vaughan5374.7 years
Anders5173.6 years
Funk5076.8 years
Osborne4574.6 years
Hash4176.7 years
Martin3877.3 years
Ward3577.7 years
Businesses in Grayson County, VA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2

Grayson County on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"