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 a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around La Grange, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 65.37% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, La Grange doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.