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.
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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange who work in sales jobs (16.55%), office and administrative support (10.87%), and healthcare suport services (8.59%).
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 Grange is worth considering.
La Grange is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of La Grange isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 65.37% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small town, La Grange does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of La Grange has a very low overall level of education: only 9.85% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $19,957, 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 $79,828 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 Irish, English, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and African languages.