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Grant, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Grant had a population of 903 as of July 1, 2017. Grant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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, 2017.

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Grant, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 903
Daytime Population: Workers 705
Daytime Population: Residents 509
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,214
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 903
Population in Familes 780
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 490
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,461
Average Household Income $55,807
Per Capita Income $21,484


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $142,273
Average Home Value $171,038


Total Households 340
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 249
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% 0.04%
Households -0.08% 0.0%
Families -0.17% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.07%

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, 2017 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 # 323 44th
Population Density # 143 76th
Diversity Index # 550 6th
Median Household Income # 296 49th
Per Capita Income # 269 54th

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