Grant Parish

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Grant Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 263
Colfax, LA 71417
Phone: (318) 627-3246
Fax: (318) 627-3201

In central LA, north of Alexandria; organized Mar 4, 1869 from Rapides and Winn parishes. Name Origin: For Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), Civil War general and eighteenth U.S. president

Area (sq mi):: 664.56 (land 645.11; water 19.45) Population per square mile: 30.20
Population 2005: 19,503 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 4.30%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 18,698 (White 84.80%; Black or African American 11.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,410; median household $29,622; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,664-$20,175
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 38.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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