Gray Court, South Carolina

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Gray Court, South Carolina

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High Points

Gray Court strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):

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Racial Diversity
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Top 1% trophy Gray Court Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 13% Gray Court Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Gray Court, South Carolina

Comparing Gray Court to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
People Above Poverty 2 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Rents 6 6
People Living Alone 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Gray Court Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Laurens
Standard Zip Codes 29645
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.608
Longitude -82.113

Gray Court Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station UNION 8 SW
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 74 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
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Gray Court Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,021 100%
Male 507 49.7%
Female 514 50.3%
Under 18 275 26.9%
18+ 746 73.1%
65+ 124 12.1%
Median Age 33.5
Average Family Size 3.15
White 386 37.8%
African-American 558 54.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 68 6.7%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 97 9.5%

Estimated Gray Court Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,005
Growth -16
Growth % -1.6%

Gray Court 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.2%
US/American 12.8%
English 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Irish 2.7%
African 2.2%
German 1.1%
Dutch 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Slovak 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gray Court 1,021 $34,545
Clinton 8,091 $31,842
Fountain Inn 6,017 $45,417
Laurens 9,916 $36,656
Mauldin 15,224 $61,817
Simpsonville 14,352 $52,043
Woodruff 4,229 $32,966
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