Grant, Alabama

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Grant, Alabama

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High Points

Grant strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 7% Grant Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Grant Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Grant Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 15% Grant Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 15% Grant College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Grant Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Grant, Alabama

Comparing Grant to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Senior Citizens 5 5
Racial Diversity 3 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
Median Family Income 7 9
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 3
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 2
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 7 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 4 7

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Grant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 35747
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.528
Longitude -86.253

Grant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.5 inches
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
Station BELLE MINA 2 N
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.3 inches
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Grant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 665 100%
Male 298 44.8%
Female 367 55.2%
Under 18 168 25.3%
18+ 497 74.7%
65+ 99 14.9%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.9
White 642 96.5%
African-American 4 0.6%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.1%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 10 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Grant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 677
Growth 12
Growth % 1.8%

Grant Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.2%
English 16.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
Irish 11.9%
German 11.4%
Scottish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
European 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Dutch 2.1%
Italian 1%
Swedish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grant 665 $45,417
Guntersville 7,395 $39,464
Langston 254 $42,344
New Hope 2,539 $39,427
Owens Cross Roads 1,124 $45,167
Paint Rock 185 $36,875
Woodville 761 $37,426

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Grant Public Library
Grant, Alabama
(256) 728-5128

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Grant High Schools (2004)

6077 MAIN ST
Serves 425 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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