Grayson, Georgia

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Grayson is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1521 at the 2009 census.



Grayson is located at 33°53′36″N 83°57′20″W / 33.89333°N 83.95556°W / 33.89333; -83.95556 (33.893306, -83.955420)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all of it land. Grayson suffered a damaging tornado on June 27, 1994, killing a 10-year-old girl. The city has been benefitting from exurban growth in eastern Gwinnett County, especially in the late 1990s and through the 2000s.


The city government of Grayson consists of a mayor and four council members. The current mayor is Jim Hinkle, and the city council includes Marc Gordon, Marcus Hinton, David Schroder, and Allison Wilkerson Rooks.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 765 people, 276 households, and 226 families residing in the city. The population density was 435.8 people per square mile (167.8/km²). There were 288 housing units at an average density of 164.1/sq mi (63.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.77% White, 3.53% African American, 0.39% Asian, 0.65% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 276 households out of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.02.

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