Grambling, Louisiana Population 2024

5,336

Grambling is a city located in Lincoln Parish Louisiana. Grambling has a 2024 population of 5,336. Grambling is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually but its population has decreased by -0.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,339 in 2020.

The average household income in Grambling is $41,301 with a poverty rate of 49.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Grambling is 21.8 years, 20.9 years for males, and 23.4 years for females.

Grambling Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grambling was:

  • Black or African American: 84.2%
  • White: 8.62%
  • Two or more races: 6.43%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
904.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.06% (-3)
The current population of Grambling, Louisiana is 5,336 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,339.

Grambling, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American4,47584.2%
White4588.62%
Two or more races3426.43%
Other race340.64%
Asian60.11%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grambling Population by Race

Grambling Population Pyramid 2024

Grambling Median Age

21.8

Total

20.9

Male

23.4

Female

Grambling Adults

There are 4,259 adults, (521 of whom are seniors) in Grambling.

Grambling Age Dependency

42.2

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Grambling Sex Ratio

Female2,45946.27%
Male2,85653.73%

Grambling Population by Age

Grambling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6372.613763
Non Family8121.224555
Married3513.8559.540.5
Female3205.11090
Male1541.920100
showing: 5 rows

3.64

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

37.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grambling Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Grambling Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grambling Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 43.57%.

Grambling Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,445

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$27,070

Average Female

Grambling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grambling Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Grambling Language

99.17% of Grambling residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Grambling Language

Grambling Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,7161,69345.56%
Multiple28928799.31%
Hispanic137137100%
White24711847.77%
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49.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.42%

Male Poverty Rate

45.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grambling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grambling is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grambling is Black, with 45.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 65.45%.

Grambling Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade73.64%
High School56.94%
Some College46.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%
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Grambling Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed36.74%
Female Employed10.26%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Grambling Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grambling Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grambling Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

15.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.2%

Male Marriage Rate

15.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Grambling Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Grambling Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Grambling Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grambling Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

313

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Grambling Veterans by War

count

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Grambling Veterans by Age

count

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Grambling Veterans by Race

Grambling Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grambling Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Grambling Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Grambling Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Grambling Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.45%

Born in Grambling

94.6%

Native Born

5.4%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

2.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.6% of Grambling residents were born in the United States, with 74.45% having been born in Louisiana. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grambling Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,451230.42%
20285,428230.43%
20275,405230.43%
20265,382230.43%
20255,359230.43%
20245,336230.43%
20235,313230.43%
20225,290230.44%
20215,267-72-1.35%
20205,3391823.53%
20195,157-8-0.15%
20185,165-38-0.73%
20175,203-11-0.21%
20165,21420.04%
20155,212821.6%
20145,130591.16%
20135,071591.18%
20125,012-1-0.02%
20115,01370.14%
20105,0063136.67%
20004,693-791-14.42%
19905,4841,25829.77%
19804,226-181-4.11%
19704,4071,26340.17%
19603,144
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Grambling Population by Year