Dry Prong is a village in central Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 436 at the 2010 census.
Dry Prong is located at the center of Grant Parish at 31°34′44″N 92°31′46″W / 31.57889°N 92.52944°W / 31.57889; -92.52944 (31.578819, -92.529487). U.S. Route 167 passes through the village, leading north 26 miles (42 km) to Winnfield and south 22 miles (35 km) to Alexandria. The village is within Kisatchie National Forest.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km), or 0.65%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 421 people, 176 households, and 124 families residing in the village. The population density was 315.8 inhabitants per square mile (122.2/km²). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 146.3 per square mile (56.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 95.25% White, 0.95% African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.66% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.61% of the population.
There were 176 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the village, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $43,214. Males had a median income of $36,944 versus $18,864 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,978. About 12.9% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.
Dry Prong Louisiana neighborhoods include: Grant Parish, Iatt Lake – East Side, Prospect, Sherwood Forest