Grayson, Georgia

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

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Geography

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.

Government

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.

Demographics

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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