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»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:139,336More data
Census 2020:135,543More 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 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN GRAYSON COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (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:1,540More data
Collinsville town:1,931More data
Denison city:25,179More data
Dorchester city:69More data
Gunter city:2,255More data
Howe town:3,615More data
Knollwood city:776More data
Pilot Point city (pt.):0More data
Pottsboro town:2,613More data
Sadler city:337More data
Sherman city:44,873More data
Southmayd city:1,013More data
Tioga town:1,192More data
Tom Bean city:933More data
Trenton city (pt.):0More data
Van Alstyne city (pt.):5,165More data
Whitesboro city:4,217More data
Whitewright town (pt.):1,737More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
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, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:56.85More data
Percent Rural:43.15More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:15.0%More data
Race - 2021 (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:2.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:73.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.8%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:23.9%More data
65 and Older:18.1%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:39.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$47,045More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$6,507,177,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$59,554More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:20.6% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$50,641More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$47,374 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$44,719 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,724 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$42,386 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.339000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$18,726,298,602More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$12,504,293,001More data
Total Actual Levy:$42,389,553More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN GRAYSON COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:123.074More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:124.960More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:205.915More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.353More data
Frontage Roads:83.742More data
On-System Subtotal:540.044More data
City Streets:572.592More data
Certified County Roads:1,289.178More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:47.097More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,908.867More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:2,448.911More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:387.884More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:280.266More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:431.010More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:4.706More data
Frontage Roads:168.187More data
On-System Subtotal:1,272.053More data
City Streets:1,148.722More data
Certified County Roads:2,579.229More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:94.194More data
Off-System Subtotal:3,822.145More data
County Total:5,094.198More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
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.