Grayson, Louisiana

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Grayson, Louisiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Grayson Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Grayson Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Grayson Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Grayson, Louisiana

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Senior Citizens 6 8
Age of the Population 6 9
Well-Paid Single Women 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 1 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 1
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 8
Median Family Income 3 7
People Above Poverty 1 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 3 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 1
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Grayson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles S of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 188 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Caldwell
Standard Zip Codes 71435
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.049
Longitude -92.109

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 OLLA
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
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Grayson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 531 100%
Male 236 44.4%
Female 295 55.6%
Under 18 139 26.2%
18+ 392 73.8%
65+ 86 16.2%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.78
White 472 88.9%
African-American 52 9.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.9%

Estimated Grayson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 527
Growth -4
Growth % -0.8%

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 35.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.6%
Irish 12.3%
English 11.6%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
German 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
African 1.7%
Dutch 1.3%
European 1%
Russian 0.7%
British 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grayson 531 $33,250
Clarks 1,071 $27,083
Columbia 477 $33,523
Olla 1,417 $31,648
Sikes 120 $33,750
Tullos 419 $31,786
Urania 700 $29,167
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