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Gray, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Gray Census Designated Place had a population of 1,259 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gray is located at latitude 36.4211 and longitude -82.4765 in Washington County. 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. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,575 feet.

The Gray Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402545) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Gray Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gray population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gray: Grays Station.

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Gray, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,259
Population in Households 1,259
Population in Familes 969
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 840
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 576
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 356
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $136,818
Average Home Value $177,786


Median Household Income $37,891
Average Household Income $48,633
Per Capita Income $21,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.5%
Households 0.8% 0.68%
Families -0.09% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 259 40th
Population Density1 # 110 74th
Diversity Index2 # 263 38th
Median Household Income # 216 50th
Per Capita Income # 170 60th

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