Grand Isle, Louisiana Census Data & Community Profile

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Grand Isle GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Grand Isle, LA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Grand Isle, LA was 1,541.

Grand Isle Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Grand Isle was 788, which represents 51.1 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Grand Isle, LA
There are an estimated 376 married men in the town. 57.1 percent of men over 15 years old in Grand Isle are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Grand Isle is 753 which is 48.9 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Grand Isle, Louisiana
There are an estimated 358 married women in the community. 61.6 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Grand Isle, LA
The median age of people living in Grand Isle, LA was 39.7 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Grand Isle was 82. There were 1,176 people above the age of 18, which represents 76.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 13.2 percent of the population (204) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Grand Isle, LA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Grand Isle, LA was 1,527.

White Population in Grand Isle, LA
The estimated White population in the Grand Isle community is 1,480, which is 96 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Grand Isle, Louisiana
The estimated Black/African American population is 3, which is 0.2 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Grand Isle, LA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Grand Isle, LA was 35.

Asian Population in Grand Isle, Louisiana
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 3.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Grand Isle, LA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Grand Isle was an estimated 0.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 6, while those of “two or more races” was 14 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Grand Isle community was 23, or 1.5 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Grand Isle, LA
The household population number in Grand Isle was 1,529.

Group Quarters Population in Grand Isle, LA
Group Quarters population in the community was 12.

Average Household Size in Grand Isle, LA
The average household size in Grand Isle is 2.46 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.89 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Grand Isle, LA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 1,875 total housing units in Grand Isle.

The number of occupied housing units was 622, or 33.2 of the total units in town. Of these, 498 were owner-occupied (80.1), and 124 were renter-occupied (19.9, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,253 vacant homes in Grand Isle at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Grand Isle, Louisiana
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 356, with a median value in dollars of 69,500.

Monthly Owner Costs in Grand Isle, LA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $729 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Grand Isle, average costs per month were $273 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 716 people in the community had a high school degree, or 68.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Grand Isle, Louisiana
139 people in Grand Isle also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 13.3 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Grand Isle, LA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Grand Isle was 169, or 14.7 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Grand Isle, LA
In 2000, there were 354 people in Grand Isle, LA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Grand Isle, LA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 268 people in Grand Isle who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 18.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Grand Isle, Louisiana
There were 700 in the labor force in Grand Isle at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 57.8 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Grand Isle was 15.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Grand Isle, LA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $33,548. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Grand Isle, LA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $35,517. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Grand Isle, Louisiana
Per capita income in Grand Isle in the last full census was 18,330. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Grand Isle numbered 39, or 9.1 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Grand Isle, LA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 202, or 13.2 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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