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Gray, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Gray Census Designated Place had a population of 5,681 as of July 1, 2016. Gray ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gray is located at latitude 29.6776 and longitude -90.7833 in Terrebonne Parish. 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. Terrebonne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Gray Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402546) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Gray Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Terrebonne Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gray 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 Gray: Beatieville.

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


Total Population 5,681
Population in Households 5,681
Population in Familes 4,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 488
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,978
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,473
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,309 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 668 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $96,328
Average Home Value $132,372


Median Household Income $39,582
Average Household Income $52,847
Per Capita Income $18,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.15%
Households 0.33% 0.21%
Families 0.12% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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 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 # 101 79th
Population Density1 # 275 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 33 93rd
Median Household Income # 232 51st
Per Capita Income # 358 25th

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