Grayson, KY Population

Population: 3,877. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,986 (+2.8% change)
Males: 1,758 (45.3%), Females: 2,119 (54.7%)

Carter County

Zip code: 41143

Median resident age: 31.6 years
Median household income: $19,683
Median house value: $58,500

Races in Grayson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (15.7%), English (13.6%), German (10.7%), Irish (8.5%), Dutch (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 608 feet

Land area: 2.5 square miles

Map of Grayson, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grayson

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grayson city

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Grayson:

  • KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • RIVER VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM-IRONTON CPS (about 24 miles; IRONTON, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grayson:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 28 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 95 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 95 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; Abbreviation: ILN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Grayson:

  • OLIVE HILL-SELLERS’ FIELD (about 15 miles; OLIVE HILL, KY; Abbreviation: 2I2)
  • ASHLAND-BOYD COUNTY (about 21 miles; ASHLAND, KY; Abbreviation: DWU)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 33 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; Abbreviation: HTW)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Grayson:

  • KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 551; Location: 100 ACADEMIC PKY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.kcc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayson:

  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 90 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 92 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 96 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Full-time enrollment: 11,214)

Schools

Public high school in Grayson:

  • EAST CARTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 665; Location: 405 HITCHINS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Grayson:

  • PRICHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 702; Location: 401 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST CARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 648; Location: 1 SPIRIT LANE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HERITAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 4863 S STATE HWY 1; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Grayson:

  • CARTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 120; Location: 2ND ST & VETERANS SQ/POB 577; Grades: PK – 8)