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 2018:133,991More data
Estimate 2017:131,214 
Estimate 2016:128,331 
Estimate 2015:125,647 
Estimate 2014:123,615 
Estimate 2013:122,371 
Estimate 2012:121,854 
Estimate 2011:121,417 
Census 2010:120,877More data
Census 2000:110,595More data
Population of the County Seat (Sherman)
Census 2010:38,521 
Census 2000:35,082 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GRAYSON COUNTY - 2018 (Census Bureau)
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:1,494 
Collinsville town:1,912 
Denison city:25,118 
Dorchester city:94 
Gunter city:1,600 
Howe town:3,327 
Knollwood city:502 
Pilot Point city (pt.):3 
Pottsboro town:2,449 
Sadler city:371 
Sherman city:42,462 
Southmayd city:1,092 
Tioga town:1,008 
Tom Bean city:1,082 
Trenton city (pt.):0 
Van Alstyne city (pt.):4,256 
Whitesboro city:4,078 
Whitewright town (pt.):1,695 
GENERAL INFORMATION
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
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:13.8%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:75.0%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.9%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.8%More data
65 and Older:17.6%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:39.4More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$41,250More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$5,409,499,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$54,431More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:88.2% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:20.2% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,724More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,386 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,987 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,439 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$39,748 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.9 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.441810More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$14,110,237,516More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$9,479,523,775More data
Total Actual Levy:$41,881,484More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN GRAYSON COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:123.025More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:124.956More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:206.156More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.353More data
Frontage Roads:80.931More data
On-System Subtotal:537.421More data
City Streets:571.175More data
Certified County Roads:1,286.651More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:47.097More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,904.923More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,442.344More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:388.882More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:280.258More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:428.619More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.706More data
Frontage Roads:162.565More data
On-System Subtotal:1,265.030More data
City Streets:1,145.888More data
Certified County Roads:2,574.077More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:89.252More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,809.217More data
County Total:5,074.247More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Grayson County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.