is a city in Jones County
, United States
. The population was 1,811 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat
of Jones County
. The city is in the Macon metropolitan area
Gray is located at (33.008620, -83.534067).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²) of it is land and 0.41% is water.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 1,811 people, 666 households, and 496 families residing in the city. The population density
was 748.8 people per square mile (288.9/km²). There were 713 housing units at an average density of 294.8/sq mi (113.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 57.54% White
, 40.20% African American
, 0.17% Native American
, 0.83% Asian
, 0.61% from other races
, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 0.94% of the population.
There were 666 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.4% were married couples living together, 22.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,000, and the median income for a family was $46,313. Males had a median income of $37,167 versus $26,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,656. About 13.4% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.
Gray is protected by many agencies in regards to public safety. Some of these agencies are The City Of Gray Volunteer Fire Department (Ronnie Malcolm, Chief), The City Of Gray Police Department (Adam Lowe, Chief), Jones County Volunteer Fire Department Alan Green, Director), Jones County Sheriff's Office (Butch Reese, Sheriff), Jones County Volunteer Emergency Management Agency/ Rescue (Alan Green, Director) The Georgia State Patrol Post 33 in Millidgeville (SFC Greg L. Wiley, Post Commander)
City Homepage http://www.cityofgrayga.net/