Grayson County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County 🗗

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:146,907More data
Estimate 2022:143,198 
Estimate 2021:139,563 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.135,543More data
Census 2010:120,877More data
Census 2000:110,595More data
Population of the County Seat (Sherman)
Census 2020:43,645 
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:1,521More data
Collinsville town:2,023More data
Denison city:26,343More data
Dorchester city:98More data
Gunter city:2,463More data
Howe town:3,673More data
Knollwood city:806More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):0More data
Pottsboro town:2,779More data
Sadler city:373More data
Sherman city:47,473More data
Southmayd city:1,083More data
Tioga town:1,283More data
Tom Bean city:945More data
Trenton city (pt.):0More data
Van Alstyne city (pt.):6,782More data
Whitesboro city:4,181More data
Whitewright town (pt.):1,762More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:932.8More data
Water Area:46.4More data
Total Area:979.2More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:145.30More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:52.31More data
Percent Rural:47.69More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:15.5%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:3.0%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:73.2%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.8%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:23.7%More data
65 and Older:18.2%More data
85 and Older:1.8%More data
Median Age:39.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$53,393More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$7,642,205,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$66,141More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:11.1%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:14.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:90.4% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:22.8% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$55,774More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$53,682 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$50,641 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,374 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,719 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.305100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$25,955,777,966More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$15,440,092,789More data
Total Actual Levy:$47,107,723More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:123.074More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:125.035More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:205.861More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.353More data
Frontage Roads:83.477More data
On-System Subtotal:539.800More data
City Streets:600.048More data
Certified County Roads:1,285.896More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:45.521More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,931.465More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,471.265More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:387.884More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:280.284More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:432.348More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.706More data
Frontage Roads:167.921More data
On-System Subtotal:1,273.143More data
City Streets:1,203.634More data
Certified County Roads:2,572.665More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:91.042More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,867.341More data
County Total:5,140.484More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Grayson County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
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.