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.
When you are in La Grange, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.52% of La Grange’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, La Grange is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Grange who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), maintenance occupations (10.31%), and management occupations (10.26%).
One of the benefits of La Grange is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.90 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, La Grange doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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 11.68% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in La Grange in 2010 was $21,526, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,104 for a family of four. However, La Grange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 35.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Grange include Irish, Czech, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in La Grange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.