Grambling, Louisiana

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Grambling, Louisiana
City of Grambling
University President's Home at Grambling State University
University President's Home at Grambling State University
Location of Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
Location of Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
Grambling, Louisiana is located in Louisiana
Grambling, Louisiana
Grambling, Louisiana
Coordinates: 32°31′39″N 92°42′50″W / 32.52750°N 92.71389°W / 32.52750; -92.71389Coordinates: 32°31′39″N 92°42′50″W / 32.52750°N 92.71389°W / 32.52750; -92.71389
Country United States
State Louisiana
ParishLincoln
Incorporated (city)1992
Government
 • MayorAlvin Bradley (D)
Area
 • Total5.92 sq mi (15.34 km2)
 • Land5.90 sq mi (15.29 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total5,239
 • Density887.51/sq mi (342.69/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71245
Area code318
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Websitecityofgrambling.org

Grambling is a city in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 5,239 in 2020. The city is home to Grambling State University and is part of the Ruston micropolitan statistical area.

Grambling was designated a "City" in the early 1990s (either in 1992[2] or 1993[3]), but was erroneously considered a "Town" during the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Grambling is located at 32°31′39″N 92°42′50″W / 32.52750°N 92.71389°W / 32.52750; -92.71389 (32.527427, -92.713987).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14 km2), of which 5.5 square miles (14 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.36%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19603,144
19704,40740.2%
19804,226−4.1%
19905,48429.8%
20004,693−14.4%
20104,9495.5%
20205,2395.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
Grambling racial composition as of 2020[6]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 30 0.57%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 5,054 96.47%
Native American 6 0.11%
Asian 6 0.11%
Other/Mixed 107 2.04%
Hispanic or Latino 36 0.69%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 5,239 people, 1,812 households, and 1,118 families residing in the city.

Arts and culture[edit]

Eddie G. Robinson Museum at Grambling State University
  • Grambling Memorial Gardens
  • Eddie G. Robinson Museum

Education[edit]

The city is home to Grambling State University, a public, coeducational, and historically black university founded in 1901 & accredited in 1949.

Lincoln Preparatory School is a charter school located in Grambling that serves (Grades K-12).

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "Boundary Changes". Geographic Change Notes: Louisiana. Population Division, United States Census Bureau. 2006-05-19. Archived from the original on 2010-08-06. Retrieved 2008-10-24.
  3. ^ "The City of Grambling: Historical Information". Reginald Owens. Archived from the original on 2008-10-11. Retrieved 2008-10-24.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-29.

External links[edit]

http://cityofgrambling.org/