Grambling, LA

Census Place

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2022 Population
5,315
3.67% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
21.8
3.54% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
49.3%
1.73% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$25,050
12.1% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$149,200
31.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,850
27.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Grambling, LA had a population of 5.32k people with a median age of 21.8 and a median household income of $25,050. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Grambling, LA grew from 5,127 to 5,315, a 3.67% increase and its median household income declined from $28,498 to $25,050, a −12.1% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grambling, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (84%), White (Non-Hispanic) (8.52%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.76%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.67%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.433%).

None of the households in Grambling, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.3% of the residents in Grambling, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grambling, LA are Grambling State University (809 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Grambling, LA was $149,200, and the homeownership rate was 37%.

Most people in Grambling, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Grambling, LA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Grambling, LA is home to a population of 5.32k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.4% of Grambling, LA residents were born outside of the country (287 people).

In 2022, there were 9.86 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.47k people) in Grambling, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 453 White (Non-Hispanic) and 200 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.3% of Grambling, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Grambling, LA was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Grambling, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.47k ± 343
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    453 ± 258
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    200 ± 223
3.16%
Hispanic Population
168 people

In 2022, there were 9.86 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.47k people) in Grambling, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 453 White (Non-Hispanic) and 200 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.16% of the people in Grambling, LA are hispanic (168 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Grambling, LA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    36,279 ± 4,658 people
  2. Mexico
    23,092 ± 3,722 people
  3. Vietnam
    18,064 ± 3,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 36,279 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 23,092 and Vietnam with 18,064.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
287 people
4.31%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
221 people

As of 2022, 5.4% of Grambling, LA residents (287 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grambling, LA was 4.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    126 ± 102
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    111 ± 94
  3. Korea
    5 ± 23

Grambling, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Grambling, LA employs 1.85k people. The largest industries in Grambling, LA are Educational Services (798 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (327 people), and Manufacturing (202 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($48,750), Manufacturing ($45,769), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($26,133).

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,789. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.85k
2022 Value
± 501
27.2%
1 Year growth
± 33.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grambling, LA grew at a rate of 27.2%, from 1.45k employees to 1.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grambling, LA, are Personal Care & Service Occupations (254 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (248 people), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (202 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Grambling, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.85k
2022 Value
± 501
27.2%
1 Year growth
± 33.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Grambling, LA grew at a rate of 27.2%, from 1.45k employees to 1.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grambling, LA, are Educational Services (798 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (327 people), and Manufacturing (202 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Grambling, LA, though some of these residents may live in Grambling, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$16,857
Median earning men ± $6,003
$16,389
Median earning women ± $3,098

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($45,769), Retail Trade ($22,900), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($16,144).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($20,938) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($16,324).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Louisiana.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Louisiana went to Donald J. Trump with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.01%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Louisiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Grambling, LA awarded 809 degrees. The student population of Grambling, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,745 male students and 3,313 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grambling, LA are Black or African American (704 and 94.4%), followed by Two or More Races (19 and 2.55%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 1.88%), and White (5 and 0.67%).

The largest universities in Grambling, LA by number of degrees awarded are Grambling State University (809 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grambling, LA are Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (177 and 21.9%), General Biological Sciences (78 and 9.64%), and General Business Administration & Management (49 and 6.06%).

The median tuition cost in Grambling, LA for a public four year colleges is $5,140 for in-state students and $5,140 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Grambling, LA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 42.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,058 (34.5% men and 65.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,058 students enrolled in Grambling, LA, 34.5% men and 65.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 4,637 records, of which 65.7% were women and 34.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Grambling, LA was General Biological Sciences with 78 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
809 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grambling State University with 809 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 233 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grambling, LA, which is 0.405 times less than the 576 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 704 degrees mean that there were 37.1 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($5,140) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,543) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Grambling, LA was $149,200 in 2022, which is 0.529 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $113,800 to $149,200, a 31.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Grambling, LA is 37%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Grambling, LA have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Grambling, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$149,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$24,724
$606
Median Property Taxes
±$230

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Grambling, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Grambling, LA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

37%
Homeownership
2022
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 37% of the housing units in Grambling, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Grambling, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$25,050
Median Household Income
± $6,872
1.64k
Number of Households
± 402

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.64k households in Grambling, LA declined from $25,050 from the previous year's value of $28,498.

The following chart displays the households in Grambling, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Grambling, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.8%)
  3. Walked (6.09%)

In 2022, 69.4% of workers in Grambling, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.8%) and those who walked to work (6.09%).

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Commute Time

18 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grambling, LA have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Grambling, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Grambling, LA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Grambling, LA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

49.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grambling, LA (2.1k out of 4.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grambling, LA is Black, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.6% of the population of Grambling, LA has health coverage, with 40.1% on employee plans, 36.7% on Medicaid, 5.7% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 0.583% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lincoln Parish, LA see 1508 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.92% decrease from the previous year (1522 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2586 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 235 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,508 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lincoln Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Lincoln Parish, LA see an average of 1,508 patients per year. This represents a 0.92% decrease from the previous year (1,522 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lincoln Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 45.5% between 18 and 34 years, 20.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 57% were men and 43% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.37%
Uninsured
40.1%
Employer Coverage
36.7%
Medicaid
5.7%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
0.583%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grambling, LA declined by 52.2% from 9.13% to 4.37%.

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