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Grayson, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Grayson had a population of 513 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Grayson is located at latitude 32.0492 and longitude -92.1116 in Caldwell Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Grayson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caldwell Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Village of Grayson (GNIS ID: 2407470) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Grayson is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caldwell Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grayson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grayson: Emory.

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Grayson, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 513
Population in Households 491
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 403
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $91,346
Average Home Value $119,643


Median Household Income $32,004
Average Household Income $59,058
Per Capita Income $24,111
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.51%
Households -0.34% -0.35%
Families 0.85% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 375 21st
Population Density1 # 303 36th
Diversity Index2 # 335 30th
Median Household Income # 361 24th
Per Capita Income # 146 69th

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