Grayson County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:128,235More data
Estimate 2015:125,537 
Estimate 2014:123,500 
Estimate 2013:122,249 
Estimate 2012:121,636 
Estimate 2011:121,274 
Census 2010:120,877More data
Census 2000:110,595More data
Population of the County Seat (Sherman)
Census 2010:38,521 
Census 2000:35,082 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Bells town:1,456More data
Collinsville town:1,730More data
Denison city:23,654More data
Dorchester city:90More data
Gunter city:1,417More data
Howe town:2,858More data
Knollwood city:454More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):0More data
Pottsboro town:2,306More data
Sadler city:362More data
Sherman city:41,567More data
Southmayd city:1,033More data
Tioga town:936More data
Tom Bean city:1,072More data
Trenton city (pt.):0More data
Van Alstyne city (pt.):3,599More data
Whitesboro city:3,973More data
Whitewright town (pt.):1,648More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:932.8More data
Water Area:46.4More data
Total Area:979.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:129.59More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:56.85More data
Percent Rural:43.15More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:13.0%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:76.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.8%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.9%More data
65 and Older:17.3%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:39.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$38,932More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$4,992,500,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$51,808More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:87.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,987More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,439 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,748 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$40,073 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$39,038 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.473719More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$11,741,641,916More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,041,169,481More data
Total Actual Levy:$38,092,547More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:123.137More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:125.351More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:206.475More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.464More data
Frontage Roads:79.390More data
On-System Subtotal:536.817More data
City Streets:571.242More data
Certified County Roads:1,284.328More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:47.105More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,902.675More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,439.492More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:387.992More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:281.092More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:429.176More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.928More data
Frontage Roads:159.552More data
On-System Subtotal:1,262.740More data
City Streets:1,145.934More data
Certified County Roads:2,569.431More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:89.268More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,804.633More data
County Total:5,067.373More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Grayson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Grayson County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Grayson County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Grayson County»

Special Districts in Grayson County.
School Districts in Grayson County.
History of City Tax Rates in Grayson County.

Airports in Grayson County.
Hospitals in Grayson County.
Prisons in Grayson County.