Carter

Carter County is part of the Huntington-Ashland MSA with easy access to the Ashland Regional Airport. Its’ capital city,Grayson, is located in the northeastern part of the state on Interstate 64 about 25 miles south and west of the Ohio and West Virginia borders. 5 major highways converge at Grayson, including I-64, US 60 and the John Y Brown, Jr "AA" Hwy connecting Grayson to Cincinnati, giving it transportation access that benefits both commerce and tourism. There are many historical sites in Carter County that attract tourists from throughout the region and country. Additionally, Grayson attracts tourists visiting state parks and has been dubbed “The Heart of the Parks” by being located near four of them.

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Carter County

Population

Total Population

28,940

Population
Growth Rate

0.60%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

8.000

Housing & Income

Households

11,218

Total Housing Units

12,861


Owner Occupied

8,471

Renter Occupied

2,747

Vacant

1,643

Median Home Value

$87,985


Average Home Value

$117,091

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.58%


Per Capita Income

2.68%

Income Projection

Median Household

$35,934 $39,264


Average Household

$50,901 $58,265


Per Capita

$20,104 $22,947

Workforce

Total Businesses

746

Total Employed

6,954

Workers 16+

9,834

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

7

Employed

20

Mining

Businesses

6

Employed

101

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

29

Construction

Businesses

34

Employed

245

Manufacturing

Businesses

17

Employed

763

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

31

Employed

229

Some
High School

2,013

Graduated
High School

7,045

Associates
Degree

1,249

Bachelor's
Degree

1,737

Graduate
Degree

1,093

Average Commute Time

31 min.



Resident Commuters

5,022

Non-Resident Commuters

3,740

Drive Alone

7,649

Carpooled

1,404

Public

19

Work At Home

223


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