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Income/capita 50%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 4%
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IndexGraysonKentuckyNational
Income per capita$15,000$24,802$29,829
Median household income$32,063$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,483$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,500$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$18,326$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$11,155$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.0%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Grayson is 50% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Grayson is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Grayson is 4% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Grayson is 59% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,373$32,063$64,126
      City
      $29,871$44,811$89,622
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Grayson median earnings by income bracket

      Grayson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services31.1%25.4%
      Public administration8.3%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%1.7%
      Education, health & social services16.0%39.3%
      Other18.6%21.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bellefonte, KY785$100,87582.3%
      Westwood city, KY608$81,75047.8%
      Russell, KY3,281$59,0736.8%
      Flatwoods, KY7,358$46,72315.5%
      Worthington, KY1,406$46,62015.7%
      Grayson, KY4,093$32,06342.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Williamston, SC4,093$40,28527.2%
      Mullica Hill, NJ4,092$101,79384.0%
      Northern Rockies, BC4,092n/a 
      Walthourville, GA4,091$39,79228.1%
      Nassau Bay, TX4,091$69,07024.9%
      Grayson, KY4,093$32,06342.0%
      Source: The Grayson, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).