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Gray, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Gray Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 36.4211 and longitude -82.4765. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,575 feet.

The formal official name is the Gray Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gray, Tennessee.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gray indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gray Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gray: Grays Station.

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Gray, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,250
Population in Households 1,250
Population in Familes 964
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 835
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 566
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 351
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 344 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $166,788


Median Household Income $43,985
Average Household Income $54,488
Per Capita Income $24,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.73%
Households 0.76% 0.83%
Families -0.46% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gray, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gray to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 260 39th
Population Density1 # 110 75th
Diversity Index2 # 269 38th
Median Household Income # 113 74th
Per Capita Income # 89 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.