La Grange is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 4,712 people and three constituent neighborhoods, La Grange is the 381st largest community in Texas.
La Grange is a blue-collar town, with 40.60% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, La Grange is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange who work in office and administrative support (18.80%), maintenance occupations (11.46%), and management occupations (6.49%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of La Grange spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.91 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
La Grange is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in La Grange with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.09% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $19,899, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,596 for a family of four. However, La Grange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
La Grange is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. La Grange also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Grange include Czech, Irish, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.