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Gray, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Gray Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Terrebonne Parish at latitude 29.6776 and longitude -90.7833. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The formal official name is the Gray Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gray, Louisiana.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gray indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gray Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gray: Beatieville.

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


Total Population 5,666
Population in Households 5,666
Population in Familes 4,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 487
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 1,983
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 1,481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,343 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 640 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $104,721
Average Home Value $118,304


Median Household Income $42,289
Average Household Income $52,674
Per Capita Income $18,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.09%
Households 0.54% 0.15%
Families 0.3% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Gray, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gray 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 # 101 79th
Population Density1 # 271 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 41 92nd
Median Household Income # 185 61st
Per Capita Income # 325 32nd

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