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Grant, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Grant had a population of 882 as of July 1, 2016. Grant ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grant is located at latitude 34.5182 and longitude -86.2604 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grant (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

The Town of Grant (GNIS ID: 2406603) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Grant is located within Grant Division of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grant population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Grant, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 882
Population in Households 882
Population in Familes 764
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 478
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $133,796
Average Home Value $160,249


Median Household Income $36,939
Average Household Income $54,258
Per Capita Income $20,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.23%
Households -0.47% -0.3%
Families -0.51% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Grant, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 328 44th
Population Density1 # 154 74th
Diversity Index2 # 551 5th
Median Household Income # 310 47th
Per Capita Income # 256 56th

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