Most Expensive La Grange Neighborhoods
La Grange is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 15,759 people and four constituent neighborhoods, La Grange is the 160th largest community in Illinois.
La Grange home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but La Grange real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
La Grange is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, La Grange is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange who work in management occupations (16.19%), sales jobs (13.56%) and office and administrative support (10.94%).
Also of interest is that La Grange has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, La Grange is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
La Grange is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, La Grange’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in La Grange is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Grange, the average commute to work is 31.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of La Grange’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though La Grange is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, La Grange is a pretty powerful place. 59.82% of the adults in La Grange have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $46,330, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,320 for a family of four. However, La Grange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call La Grange home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Grange residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. La Grange also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.89% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Grange include Irish, German, Polish, Italian, English and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|LA GRANGE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,329|
|LA GRANGE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||77.33%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||22.68%|
|TYPE OF LA GRANGE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||67.59%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.19%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.58%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||18.36%|
|SIZE OF LA GRANGE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.55%|
|AGE OF LA GRANGE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.74%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||14.28%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||39.87%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||38.11%|
|LA GRANGE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$476,274|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,179|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.90%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.27%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||9.14%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||14.16%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||20.58%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||11.86%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||25.67%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||11.02%|
|PEOPLE OF LA GRANGE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.14%|
|5 TO 17||22.63%|
|18 TO 24||4.93%|
|25 TO 34||6.88%|
|35 TO 54||30.11%|
|55 TO 64||13.66%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.65%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.57%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$98,971|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$46,330|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.81%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.11%)
Public Service (2.93%)
Real estate (2.89%)
Information Technology (2.51%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.62%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.61%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.89%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (30.41%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.36%)
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