Grambling, Louisiana facts for kids
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|City of Grambling|
Grambling City Hall
Location of Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
|• Total||5.92 sq mi (15.34 km2)|
|• Land||5.90 sq mi (15.29 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|• Density||887.51/sq mi (342.69/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Grambling is a city in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,949 at the 2010 census. 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 or 1993), but was erroneously considered a "Town" during the 2000 census.
Grambling is located at(32.527427, -92.713987).
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) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.36%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||5,054||96.47%|
|Hispanic or Latino||69||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
Grambling Memorial Gardens
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Grambling has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
Lincoln Preparatory School is a charter school located in Grambling that serves (Grades K-12).
- Edward H. Adams (1910-1958), basketball player & coach
- Jophery Brown (1945-2014), stuntman and Chicago Cubs pitcher, was born in Grambling.
- Ralph Garr (1945-), baseball player, attended college at Grambling State University.
- Paul Millsap (1985-), professional basketball player with the Denver Nuggets.
- Eddie Robinson (1919-2007), head football coach at Grambling and second winningest coach in NCAA Division I football history.
- Paul "Tank" Younger, (1928-2001) NFL player, NFL's first African-American front-office executive and College Football Hall of Fame member.
- Doug Williams (1955-), player and head football coach at Grambling. First black starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl.
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