La Salle is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,828 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Salle is the 202nd largest community in Michigan.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, La Salle is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.04% of the La Salle workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, La Salle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in La Salle who work in office and administrative support (12.31%), healthcare (10.67%), and sales jobs (8.53%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, La Salle is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, La Salle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of La Salle rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.68% of adults 25 and older in La Salle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in La Salle in 2010 was $30,692, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,768 for a family of four. However, La Salle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call La Salle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Salle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in La Salle include French , Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in La Salle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and French.