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%).
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.
La Grange is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In La Grange, just 9.85% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
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.