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

28,094

Population
Growth Rate

0.14%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

7.900

Housing & Income

Households

10,958

Total Housing Units

12,800


Owner Occupied

8,672

Renter Occupied

2,286

Vacant

1,842

Median Home Value

$94,711


Average Home Value

$128,699

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.20%


Per Capita Income

2.01%

Income Projection

Median Household

$36,268 $38,994


Average Household

$48,725 $53,766


Per Capita

$19,040 $21,037

Workforce

Total Businesses

713

Total Employed

6,511

Workers 16+

9,379

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

7

Employed

20

Mining

Businesses

4

Employed

66

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

29

Construction

Businesses

39

Employed

283

Manufacturing

Businesses

16

Employed

765

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

29

Employed

149

Some
High School

1,923

Graduated
High School

6,721

Associates
Degree

893

Bachelor's
Degree

1,822

Graduate
Degree

1,173

Average Commute Time

30 min.



Resident Commuters

4,908

Non-Resident Commuters

3,515

Drive Alone

7,468

Carpooled

1,179

Public

17

Work At Home

248


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