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Grayson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

Grayson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Grayson.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caldwell Parish at latitude 32.0499 and longitude -92.1093. Caldwell Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Grayson (see map) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grayson: Emory.

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Grayson, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 526
Population in Households 504
Population in Familes 414
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 413
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $89,362
Average Home Value $120,062


Median Household Income $30,009
Average Household Income $43,987
Per Capita Income $17,850
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.27%
Households 0.1% -0.17%
Families 2.16% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Grayson, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grayson to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 368 22nd
Population Density1 # 299 37th
Diversity Index2 # 332 30th
Median Household Income # 381 20th
Per Capita Income # 355 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.