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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Grayson County is located in Texas with a population of 126,146. Living in Grayson County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Grayson County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Grayson County are highly rated.
Population
126,146

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$814
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Grayson County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    236.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    48.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    63.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    530
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,735
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    197
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

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Grayson County Reviews

1 review
I have live in Grayson County my entire life. Everyone is down to earth and very kind. You can get anywhere in Grayson County in under twenty minutes. However, I would like to see more activities for the younger crowd, such as, bowling, laser tag, etc.
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