Grayson

Grayson

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Grayson, Cary Travers, 1878-1938, American naval officer and surgeon, b. Culpeper co., Va. As a physician he entered (1903) the U.S. navy, was graduated (1904) from the navy medical school, and after further service and study became (1916) medical director with the rank of rear admiral. He was personal physician to Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson. Grayson was twice (1933, 1937) inaugural committee chairman for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and was chosen (1935) chairman of the American Red Cross.
Grayson, David: see Baker, Ray Stannard.
Grayson is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 1,077 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Grayson is located at (37.564732, -121.180914).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,077 people, 274 households, and 243 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 401.5 people per square mile (155.2/km²). There were 290 housing units at an average density of 108.1/sq mi (41.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 41.69% White, 1.11% African American, 1.21% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 50.14% from other races, and 5.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 72.14% of the population.

There were 274 households out of which 54.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.7% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.3% were non-families. 8.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.93 and the average family size was 4.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 35.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,841, and the median income for a family was $48,693. Males had a median income of $48,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,710. About 14.0% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Politics

In the state legislature Grayson is located in the 12th Senate District, represented by Republican Jeff Denham, and in the 25th Assembly District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill. Federally, Grayson is located in California's 18th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +3 and is represented by Democrat Dennis Cardoza.

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