LaGrange is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 30,695 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, LaGrange is the 29th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, LaGrange isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in LaGrange are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, LaGrange is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in LaGrange who work in sales jobs (10.50%), office and administrative support (10.10%), and food service (9.56%).
The education level of LaGrange citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.84% of adults 25 and older in LaGrange have a college degree.
The per capita income in LaGrange in 2010 was $18,783, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,132 for a family of four. However, LaGrange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. LaGrange also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.32% of its population below the federal poverty line.
LaGrange is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call LaGrange home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of LaGrange residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in LaGrange include German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in LaGrange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.