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Grant, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Grant had a population of 916 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Grant, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 916
Population in Households 916
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 497
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $37,815
Average Household Income $55,006
Per Capita Income $21,149


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $128,448
Average Home Value $169,962


Total Households 346
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% 0.2%
Households 0.14% 0.17%
Families 0.0% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.17%

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, 2018 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 # 320 45th
Population Density # 141 76th
Diversity Index # 546 6th
Median Household Income # 341 41st
Per Capita Income # 327 44th

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