Grayson County, TX

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2022 Population
137,008
2.09% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
0.256% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
4.52% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,608
7.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$206,900
22.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,616
1.89% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grayson County, TX had a population of 137k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $66,608. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grayson County, TX grew from 134,205 to 137,008, a 2.09% increase and its median household income grew from $62,078 to $66,608, a 7.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grayson County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.5%), White (Hispanic) (7.81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.29%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.24%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.12%).

None of the households in Grayson County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.6% of the residents in Grayson County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grayson County, TX are Grayson College (1,681 degrees awarded in 2022), Austin College (222983) (381 degrees), and Diamonds College (48 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Grayson County, TX was $206,900, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%.

Most people in Grayson County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Grayson County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Grayson County, TX is home to a population of 137k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.68% of Grayson County, TX residents were born outside of the country (9.16k people).

In 2022, there were 9.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Grayson County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k White (Hispanic) and 7.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2022 Citizenship
95.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.6% of Grayson County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grayson County, TX was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grayson County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 462
  2. White (Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 1.03k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.24k ± 492
14.6%
Hispanic Population
20k people

In 2022, there were 9.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Grayson County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k White (Hispanic) and 7.24k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.6% of the people in Grayson County, TX are hispanic (20k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.68%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9.16k people
6.63%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.9k people

As of 2022, 6.68% of Grayson County, TX residents (9.16k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grayson County, TX was 6.63%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,208 ± 432
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,078 ± 351
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,740 ± 367

Grayson County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grayson County, TX employs 64.6k people. The largest industries in Grayson County, TX are Retail Trade (9,122 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,458 people), and Manufacturing (7,392 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,598), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,568), and Public Administration ($62,398).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

64.6k
2022 Value
± 2,268
1.89%
1 Year growth
± 4.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grayson County, TX grew at a rate of 1.89%, from 63.4k employees to 64.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grayson County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,901 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,646 people), and Management Occupations (5,883 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grayson County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.6k
2022 Value
± 2,268
1.89%
1 Year growth
± 4.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grayson County, TX grew at a rate of 1.89%, from 63.4k employees to 64.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grayson County, TX, are Retail Trade (9,122 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (7,458 people), and Manufacturing (7,392 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grayson County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Grayson County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,618
Median earning men ± $4,005
$33,568
Median earning women ± $1,480

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,556), Manufacturing ($63,011), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($62,713).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($49,405), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,017), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,329).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,248
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 666
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 537
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Grayson County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 74.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Grayson County, TX awarded 2,110 degrees. The student population of Grayson County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,100 male students and 3,075 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grayson County, TX are White (1,344 and 64.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (360 and 17.2%), Black or African American (177 and 8.48%), and Asian (90 and 4.31%).

The largest universities in Grayson County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Grayson College (1,681 and 79.7%), Austin College (222983) (381 and 18.1%), and Diamonds College (48 and 2.27%).

The most popular majors in Grayson County, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (635 and 30.1%), General Business Administration & Management (176 and 8.34%), and Registered Nursing (169 and 8.01%).

The median tuition costs in Grayson County, TX are $44,027 for private four year colleges, and $2,760 and $4,320 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Grayson County, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 54.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,175 (40.6% men and 59.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,175 students enrolled in Grayson County, TX, 40.6% men and 59.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,263 records, of which 59.6% were women and 40.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 40 degrees awarded
  2. 427 degrees awarded
  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Grayson County, TX was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 40 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Grayson County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,681 degrees awarded
  2. 381 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grayson College with 1,681 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 739 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grayson County, TX, which is 0.539 times less than the 1,371 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,344 degrees mean that there were 3.73 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 360 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($44,027) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,372) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grayson County, TX was $206,900 in 2022, which is 0.734 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $169,100 to $206,900, a 22.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Grayson County, TX is 67.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grayson County, TX have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grayson County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Grayson County, TX is $66,608. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Grayson County, TX was Census Tract 18.03 with a value of $89,309, followed by Census Tract 3.02 and Census Tract 9.01, with respective values of $86,215 and $82,791.

In 2022, 14.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Grayson County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.237%.

Property

$206,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,612
$34,954
Median Property Taxes
±$1,394

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grayson County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.1%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.1% of the housing units in Grayson County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 18.03
  2. Census Tract 3.02
  3. Census Tract 9.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Grayson County, TX was Census Tract 18.03 with a value of $89,309, followed by Census Tract 3.02 and Census Tract 9.01, with respective values of $86,215 and $82,791.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Grayson County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$66,608
Median Household Income
± $2,399
52.1k
Number of Households
± 1,885

In 2022, the median household income of the 52.1k households in Grayson County, TX grew to $66,608 from the previous year's value of $62,078.

The following chart displays the households in Grayson County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grayson County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.96%)

In 2022, 78% of workers in Grayson County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (8.96%).

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grayson County, TX have a shorter commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Grayson County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Grayson County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.237%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grayson County, TX (15.4k out of 134k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grayson County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 20.8% of the children was living in poverty in Grayson County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 273 in Grayson County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.89 per 100,000 population.

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Health

83.4% of the population of Grayson County, TX has health coverage, with 43.5% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.85% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Grayson County, TX see 2197 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.67% increase from the previous year (2161 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1687 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 706 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,197 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Grayson County, TX

Primary care physicians in Grayson County, TX see an average of 2,197 patients per year. This represents a 1.67% increase from the previous year (2,161 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grayson County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.6%
Uninsured
43.5%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.85%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grayson County, TX declined by 1.06% from 16.8% to 16.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 57 in Grayson County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.5% in Grayson County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 21.8% in Grayson County, TX.

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