Grayson, Georgia

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Grayson, Georgia

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High Points

Grayson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 9% Grayson Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Grayson Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 11% Grayson College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 12% Grayson Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 13% Grayson Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Grayson Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Grayson, Georgia

Comparing Grayson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Racial Diversity 7 1
Age of the Population 3 7
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 3 5
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Grayson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Gwinnett
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30017
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.894
Longitude -83.955

Grayson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
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Grayson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 765 100%
Male 382 49.9%
Female 383 50.1%
Under 18 226 29.5%
18+ 539 70.5%
65+ 72 9.4%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.02
White 725 94.8%
African-American 27 3.5%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.9%

Estimated Grayson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,314
Growth 549
Growth % 71.8%

Grayson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28.9%
English 11.7%
Irish 10.4%
German 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
Italian 7.3%
British 6.4%
Scottish 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Polish 2.7%
West Indian 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Dutch 1.6%
Greek 1.1%
Swedish 0.9%
Slovak 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grayson 765 $61,618
Auburn 6,904 $52,695
Dacula 3,848 $58,603
Lawrenceville 22,397 $48,557
Lilburn 11,307 $62,563
Loganville 5,435 $54,375
Snellville 15,351 $74,077
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