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Grant, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Grant is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marshall County at latitude 34.5182 and longitude -86.2604. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Grant, but most people and references simply refer to it as Grant, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Grant indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Grant, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 888
Population in Households 888
Population in Familes 772
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 498
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $232,609
Average Home Value $310,996


Median Household Income $37,442
Average Household Income $49,491
Per Capita Income $18,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% 0.05%
Households -0.28% -0.06%
Families -0.28% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 322 44th
Population Density1 # 140 76th
Diversity Index2 # 546 6th
Median Household Income # 273 53rd
Per Capita Income # 294 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.