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.
Unlike some towns, La Salle isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in La Salle are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Salle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Salle who work in healthcare (12.37%), office and administrative support (11.65%), and sales jobs (7.00%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) La Salle has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. La Salle has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in La Salle than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, La Salle may be for you.
Being a small town, La Salle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of La Salle rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.96% 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 $28,815, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,260 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 Irish, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in La Salle is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.