Grambling, LA

Census Place

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2020 Population
5,168
0.328% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
22.9
4.98% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
49.2%
26.4% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$23,393
4.44% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$155,300
35.3% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
1,640
18.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Grambling, LA had a population of 5.17k people with a median age of 22.9 and a median household income of $23,393. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Grambling, LA declined from 5,185 to 5,168, a −0.328% decrease and its median household income grew from $22,398 to $23,393, a 4.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Grambling, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (5.59%), Other (Hispanic) (3.29%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.26%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%).

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.

97.7% of the residents in Grambling, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Grambling, LA are Grambling State University (768 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Grambling, LA was $155,300, and the homeownership rate was 43%.

Most people in Grambling, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Grambling, LA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Grambling, LA is home to a population of 5.17k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.81% of Grambling, LA residents were born outside of the country (197 people).

In 2020, there were 15.7 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.54k people) in Grambling, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 289 White (Non-Hispanic) and 170 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2020 Citizenship
97.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.7% of Grambling, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Grambling, LA was 97.9%, 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)
    4.54k ± 254
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    289 ± 160
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    170 ± 203
4.93%
Hispanic Population
255 people

In 2020, there were 15.7 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.54k people) in Grambling, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 289 White (Non-Hispanic) and 170 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.93% of the people in Grambling, LA are hispanic (255 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
    32,181 ± 4,389 people
  2. Mexico
    26,555 ± 3,989 people
  3. Vietnam
    18,801 ± 3,360 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 32,181 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 26,555 and Vietnam with 18,801.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.81%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
197 people
3.22%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
167 people

As of 2020, 3.81% of Grambling, LA residents (197 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Grambling, LA was 3.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    89 ± 81
  2. Korea
    20 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6 ± 21

Grambling, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 4.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Grambling, LA employs 1.64k people. The largest industries in Grambling, LA are Educational Services (469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (332 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (283 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($31,914), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($23,191), and Accommodation & Food Services ($23,191).

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,885. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.64k
2020 Value
± 416
−18.3%
1 Year decline
± 42.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grambling, LA declined at a rate of −18.3%, from 2.01k employees to 1.64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Grambling, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (376 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (185 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (172 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

1.64k
2020 Value
± 416
−18.3%
1 Year decline
± 42.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Grambling, LA declined at a rate of −18.3%, from 2.01k employees to 1.64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Grambling, LA, are Educational Services (469 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (332 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (283 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

$16,191
Median earning men ± $4,572
$21,067
Median earning women ± $14,603

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($32,148), Retail Trade ($25,682), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($22,895).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($27,599) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($21,829).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $49.3B
  2. $48.1B
  3. $37.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $49.3B, followed by Fuel oils ($48.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($37.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Louisiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$380B
2020 Value in Louisiana
$689B
Projected 2050 Value in Louisiana
81% growth

In 2020, total outbound Louisiana trade was $380B. This is expected to increase 81% to $689B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Louisiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Louisiana to other states, or from other states to Louisiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $43.9B
  2. $24.1B
  3. $7.47B

In 2020, the top outbound Louisiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.9B, followed by Mississippi with $24.1B and Illinois and $7.47B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Louisiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Louisiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2020, universities in Grambling, LA awarded 768 degrees. The student population of Grambling, LA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,838 male students and 3,600 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Grambling, LA are Black or African American (663 and 95%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 2.15%), Two or More Races (10 and 1.43%), and White (5 and 0.716%).

The largest universities in Grambling, LA by number of degrees awarded are Grambling State University (768 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Grambling, LA are Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (199 and 25.9%), Social Work (63 and 8.2%), and General Biological Sciences (51 and 6.64%).

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
Measure

In 2020 in Grambling, LA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 93.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,438 (33.8% men and 66.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,438 students enrolled in Grambling, LA, 33.8% men and 66.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 4,921 records, of which 65.9% were women and 34.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 51 degree-majors awarded
  2. 46 degree-majors awarded
  3. 100 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Grambling, LA was General Biological Sciences with 51 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Grambling, LA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
768 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grambling State University with 768 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 270 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Grambling, LA, which is 0.542 times less than the 498 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 663 degrees mean that there were 44.2 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 15 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 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,495) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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 2020, 0.829% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.761% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (825k), and Secondary Education (634k).

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The median property value in Grambling, LA was $155,300 in 2020, which is 0.676 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $114,800 to $155,300, a 35.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Grambling, LA is 43%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Grambling, LA have an average commute time of 15.6 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

$155,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,692
$783
Median Property Taxes
±$191

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

43%
Homeownership
2020
59.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 43% of the housing units in Grambling, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 32.7%.

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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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$23,393
Median Household Income
± $2,049
1.82k
Number of Households
± 363

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.82k households in Grambling, LA grew to $23,393 from the previous year's value of $22,398.

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.
0.465
2020 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.341% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (86.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.5%)
  3. Walked (4.24%)

In 2020, 86.2% of workers in Grambling, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.5%) and those who walked to work (4.24%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Grambling, LA have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.481% 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

49.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Grambling, LA (2.25k out of 4.57k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Grambling, LA is Black, followed by Other 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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91.5% of the population of Grambling, LA has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 28.9% on Medicaid, 7% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 0.116% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Louisiana was $7,815 in 2014. This is a 4.38% increase from the previous year ($7,487).

Primary care physicians in Lincoln Parish, LA see 1522 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1540 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2597 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 249 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Louisiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,522 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lincoln Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Lincoln Parish, LA see an average of 1,522 patients per year. This represents a 1.17% decrease from the previous year (1,540 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Louisiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.9% under 18 years, 38.8% between 18 and 34 years, 20.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.46%
Uninsured
38.5%
Employer Coverage
28.9%
Medicaid
7%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
0.116%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Grambling, LA declined by 37.6% from 13.6% to 8.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Grambling, LA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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