La Grange is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,804 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Grange is the 259th largest community in North Carolina.
La Grange is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 (18.75%), teaching (10.98%), and office and administrative support (9.56%).
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.
The rate of college-level education in La Grange is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.30% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $19,386, 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 $77,544 for a family of four.
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 Portuguese, German, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and African languages.