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Grant is a township in Newton County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Grant. For links to other places called Grant, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Grant is 40.783N. The longitude is -87.325W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,293.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Grant demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47951 ZIP code.
30% of Grant residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grant ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grant was $16,295, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Grant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Grant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.
Newton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grant political report.
The average commute time for Grant workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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