Census Data for Grayson ...
As far as we can tell, Grayson has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.
While we don't have census information for Grayson, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:
| ||Community ||2015<1>|
| ||Decatur||55,437|| NE ||28 miles [45.1 km]|
| ||Cullman||15,350|| E ||28 miles [45.1 km]|
| ||Hartselle||14,493|| NE ||24 miles [38.6 km]|
| ||Jasper||14,071|| S ||29 miles [46.7 km]|
Population Rings for Grayson ...
To help identify the number of people who live in Grayson and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Grayson. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Grayson, so its people haven't been included.
|10 mi [16 km]||3||1,797||-2.39%|
|15 mi [24 km]||5||5,486||-3.23%|
|20 mi [32 km]||9||10,844||-2.52%|
|25 mi [40 km]||15||31,257||+0.21%|
|30 mi [48 km]||33||141,259||+0.33%|
US Census QuickFacts ...
The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information called QuickFacts. Although they haven't created a QuickFact for Grayson, there are QuickFacts available for the following nearby communities:
For more about neighboring communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Grayson. For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Grayson, see our County-by-County Page for Grayson.
A Census QuickFact is available for Winston County (QF-01133).
Below are QuickFacts for the counties that border Winston County.
Miscellaneous Information for Grayson ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Winston County or the community of Grayson:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Grayson:
GNIS ID for Grayson: 159693
GNIS ID for Winston County: 161592
GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 01 (Alabama)
County Code: 133 (Winston County)
Place Code: 31336 (Grayson)
State & County Code: 01/133 (Alabama / Winston County)
State & Place Code: 01/31336 (Alabama / Grayson)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Grayson is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Grayson.
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.|
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|<2>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Grayson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grayson) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grayson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grayson
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grayson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2804, Longitude: -87.3195 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Grayson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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|<3>||The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grayson.