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Grand Saline is a city in Van Zandt County.

The community was named for the large salt dome under the city

The latitude of Grand Saline is 32.673N. The longitude is -95.709W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 400 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,125.


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Median household income
Local
$25,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grand Saline demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Jordan's Saline
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Wiley Post, aviator
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Holbrook
Historic sites and museums: Grand Saline Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Grand Saline residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Saline ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Saline was $13,678, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Grand Saline residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Grand Saline, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $644.


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Libraries in Grand Saline include Grand Saline Public Library ... View libraries

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Van Zandt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Saline political report.

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The average commute time for Grand Saline workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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