Gramercy, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gramercy, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Gramercy had a population of 3,762 as of July 1, 2015. Gramercy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Gramercy is located at latitude 30.0619 and longitude -90.6936 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gramercy (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Gramercy (GNIS ID: 2406597) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gramercy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gramercy: Grammercy.

Town of Gramercy, LA Boundary Map

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Gramercy, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,762
Population in Households 3,762
Population in Familes 3,243
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,854
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,374
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 997
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,144 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $147,524
Average Home Value $175,808
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,652
Average Household Income $68,602
Per Capita Income $24,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.73%
Households 1.05% 0.86%
Families 1.01% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

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Gramercy, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gramercy to the other 473 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 136 71st
Population Density1 # 64 87th
Diversity Index2 # 119 75th
Median Household Income # 42 91st
Per Capita Income # 97 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.