Grambling, Louisiana Population 2021

5,124
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Grambling is a city located in Lincoln Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,124, it is the 60th largest city in Louisiana and the 4697th largest city in the United States . Grambling is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually but its population has increased by 3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,949 in 2010. Grambling reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Grambling has a population density of 869 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grambling is $35,490 with a poverty rate of 38.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $712 per month, and the median house value is $114,800. The median age in Grambling is 24.1 years, 23.7 years for males, and 25.2 years for females.

Grambling Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gramblingwas:

  • Black or African American: 90.68%
  • White: 6.23%
  • Other race: 2.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Grambling, Louisiana is 5,124 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,949.

Grambling, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,70290.68%
White3236.23%
Some Other Race1312.53%
Two or More Races170.33%
Asian80.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.08%
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Grambling Population by Race

Grambling Population Pyramid $2021

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Grambling Median Age

24.1


Total

23.7


Male

25.2


Female

Grambling Adults

There are 4,195 adults, (504 of whom are seniors) in Grambling.

Grambling Age Dependency

40.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Grambling Sex Ratio

Female

2,692

51.92%

Male

2,493

48.08%

Grambling Population by Age

Grambling Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grambling Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male11.5%88.5%
Female14.8%85.2%
All32.7%67.3%
Non Family38.9%61.1%
Married65.6%34.4%

32.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grambling Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8122.5632.7
Non Family6941.4638.9
Female5393.6614.8
Married3263.665.6
Male2531.8511.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Grambling Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade371.59%
9th to 12th Grade783.34%
High School Graduate47020.15%
Some College78133.48%
Associates Degree441.89%
Bachelors Degree41217.66%
Graduate Degree51121.90%
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Grambling Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grambling Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,2132,098919
White9999
2+ Races1717
Hispanic999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Grambling Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,960$$18,528
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$5,821
Some College$14,660$18,574$12,390
Bachelors Degree$49,813$59,259$44,861
Graduate Degree$55,188$51,394$57,964

$19,960

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$18,528

Average Female

Grambling Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grambling Language by Age

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Grambling Language

98.55% of Grambling residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Grambling Language

Grambling Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,2591,62738.20%
Hispanic13111386.26%
Other113113100.00%
White1693621.30%

38.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.39%

Male Poverty Rate

49.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grambling

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grambling is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grambling is White, with 21.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.00%.

Grambling Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.87%
High School38.09%
Some College33.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%

Grambling Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed30.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.56%

Grambling Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grambling Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,398$35,490
Families$21,581$37,134
Married Families$70,000-
Non Families$28,167$32,136
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Income by Household Type

Grambling Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

16.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.5%

Male Marriage Rate

15.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Grambling Married by Age and Sex

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Grambling Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Grambling Marital Status by Race

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Grambling Marital Status

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250

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War105
Vietnam52
Korea51
First Gulf War15
World War II

Grambling Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+80
18 to 3480
35 to 5442
55 to 6425
65 to 7423

Grambling Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1965.15%
White3711.46%
2+ Races17100.00%

Grambling Veterans by Race

Grambling Veterans by Education

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10.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grambling Veterans by Education

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Grambling Employment by Age

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Grambling Employment by Race

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Grambling Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.46%

Born in Grambling

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.78% of Grambling residents were born in the United States, with 74.46% having been born in Louisiana. 2.10% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,124-13-0.25%
20205,137-13-0.25%
20195,150-13-0.25%
20185,163-40-0.77%
20175,203-10-0.19%
20165,21320.04%
20155,211831.62%
20145,128581.14%
20135,070601.20%
20125,010-2-0.04%
20115,01260.12%
20105,0063130.65%
20004,693-791-1.55%
19905,4841,2582.64%
19804,226-181-0.42%
19704,4071,2633.43%
19603,1440.00%

Grambling Population by Year