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Grambling, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Grambling had a population of 5,006 as of July 1, 2017. Grambling ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grambling is located at latitude 32.526 and longitude -92.7077 in Lincoln Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Grambling (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lincoln Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The City of Grambling (GNIS ID: 2403723) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Grambling is located within Parish Governing Authority District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grambling population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grambling: Allen Greene.

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Grambling, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,006
Daytime Population: Workers 1,240
Daytime Population: Residents 3,314
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,554
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 2,844
Population in Familes 1,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,162
Population Density2 853
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $25,241
Average Household Income $38,816
Per Capita Income $14,251


Total Housing Units 1,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 797 (54.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $103,175
Average Home Value $172,016


Total Households 1,283
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 658
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.1%
Households 0.2% 0.19%
Families -0.04% -0.09%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Grambling, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grambling to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 77th
Population Density # 179 62nd
Diversity Index # 445 7th
Median Household Income # 443 7th
Per Capita Income # 461 3rd

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