Grambling, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Grambling, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The City of Grambling had a population of 4,997 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grambling: Allen Greene.

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Grambling, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,997
Population in Households 2,835
Population in Familes 1,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,162
Population Density2 851
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $25,403
Average Household Income $39,533
Per Capita Income $14,398


Total Housing Units 1,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 475 (32.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 800 (54.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $109,643
Average Home Value $167,211


Total Households 1,275
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 650
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.13%
Households 0.1% 0.19%
Families -0.18% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

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, 2018 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 # 114 76th
Population Density # 178 63rd
Diversity Index # 443 7th
Median Household Income # 444 7th
Per Capita Income # 463 3rd

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