La Grange is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 8,619 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, La Grange is the 54th largest community in Kentucky.
La Grange real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although La Grange house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Grange is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Grange is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange who work in food service (14.44%), office and administrative support (13.44%), and management occupations (9.36%).
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.
The population of La Grange overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in La Grange, 22.99% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $23,600, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,400 for a family of four. However, La Grange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
La Grange is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 11.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Grange include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.