Grayson County is located in southwestern Virginia. The County Seat is Independence and the largest city is Independence. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.graysoncountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 15,093 and the 2010 census population was 15,533. The land area is 442.18 square miles and there are 35.1 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 75.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,900, there are 6,618 households, an average of 2.30 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,591, the median household income is $30,710, and 19.1% of the persons in Grayson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,174. Retail sales (in $1000) were $47,520, and sales per capita were $2,946.
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