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Grand Point, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Grand Point Census Designated Place had a population of 2,659 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Grand Point is located at latitude 30.0472 and longitude -90.7501 in St. James Parish. The formal boundaries for the Grand Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. St. James Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Grand Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583536) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Grand Point Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. James Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,659
Population in Households 2,659
Population in Familes 2,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 626
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 915
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 753
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 997 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 777 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $223,828
Average Home Value $242,751


Median Household Income $71,514
Average Household Income $98,247
Per Capita Income $33,707
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 0.75%
Households 1.46% 0.9%
Families 1.43% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Grand Point, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Point 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 # 172 64th
Population Density1 # 226 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 339 29th
Median Household Income # 19 96th
Per Capita Income # 21 96th

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