La Grange is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,682 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Grange is the 259th largest community in North Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, La Grange is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.04% of the La Grange workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, La Grange is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange who work in sales jobs (18.41%), office and administrative support (8.78%), and teaching (7.07%).
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 Grange 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 Grange has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in La Grange than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, La Grange may be for you.
In La Grange, just 10.40% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $19,901, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,604 for a family of four. However, La Grange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
La Grange is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in La Grange include English, German, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and African languages.