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People

Total Population 4,097
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,826
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 34.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,289
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 25.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.3%
Median Gross Rent $553
Median House Value $92,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 25.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grayson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Carter
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 41143
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.332
Longitude -82.948

Grayson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAYSON 3 SW
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 36 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Station ASHLAND
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station SOUTH POINT
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Grayson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fultz (41143)

Jeriel (41143)

Johns Run (41143)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellefonte 883 $125,625
Flatwoods 7,407 $51,682
Greenup 1,180 $46,133
Olive Hill 1,863 $41,125
Russell 3,307 $86,150
Wurtland 1,073 $41,705

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Grayson High Schools

EAST CARTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
405 HITCHINS RD
606-474-5714
A Title I School.
Serves 665 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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