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Grambling, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Grambling had a population of 4,933 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grambling: Allen Greene.

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Grambling, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,933
Population in Households 2,780
Population in Familes 1,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,153
Population Density1 840
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,258
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (54.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $96,536
Average Home Value $160,722


Median Household Income $25,608
Average Household Income $39,105
Per Capita Income $14,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.03%
Households -0.09% 0.0%
Families -0.29% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 Density1 # 181 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 447 6th
Median Household Income # 436 8th
Per Capita Income # 457 4th

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