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 2019:136,212More data
Estimate 2018:133,787 
Estimate 2017:131,152 
Estimate 2016:128,291 
Estimate 2015:125,628 
Estimate 2014:123,599 
Estimate 2013:122,362 
Estimate 2012:121,854 
Estimate 2011:121,430 
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:1,515More data
Collinsville town:1,959More data
Denison city:25,529More data
Dorchester city:94More data
Gunter city:1,675More data
Howe town:3,346More data
Knollwood city:489More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):3More data
Pottsboro town:2,489More data
Sadler city:383More data
Sherman city:44,002More data
Southmayd city:1,137More data
Tioga town:1,051More data
Tom Bean city:1,081More data
Trenton city (pt.):0More data
Van Alstyne city (pt.):4,378More data
Whitesboro city:4,120More data
Whitewright town (pt.):1,713More 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 - 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
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$42,195More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$5,653,755,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$51,403More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:16.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:88.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.5% 
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 - 2019:3.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.0 
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:$41,881,484More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:123.040More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:124.958More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:206.135More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.353More data
Frontage Roads:80.934More data
On-System Subtotal:537.420More data
City Streets:571.170More data
Certified County Roads:1,289.134More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:47.097More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,907.401More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,444.821More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:388.924More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:280.262More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:428.577More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.706More data
Frontage Roads:162.571More data
On-System Subtotal:1,265.040More data
City Streets:1,145.878More data
Certified County Roads:2,579.043More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:89.252More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,814.173More data
County Total:5,079.213More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2017»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.