La Grande, Oregon Population 2022

13,791
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La Grande is a city located in Union County Oregon. La Grande has a 2020 population of 13,791. It is also the county seat of Union County. La Grande is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 5.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,089 in 2010.

The average household income in La Grande is $61,124 with a poverty rate of 19.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $183,600. The median age in La Grande is 33.2 years, 31.1 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

La Grande Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Grandewas:

  • White: 89.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.65%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.55%
The current population of La Grande, Oregon is 13,791 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,791.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,089.

La Grande, Oregon Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201025,7310.00%
201125,9091780.69%
201225,802-107-0.41%
201325,526-276-1.08%
201425,6371110.43%
201525,703660.26%
201626,0613581.37%
201726,3833221.22%
201826,7013181.19%
201926,8351340.50%
202026,9691340.50%
202127,1031340.49%

La Grande Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,02089.84%
Black or African American890.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.94%
Asian1581.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3542.65%
Some Other Race740.55%
Two or More Races5594.18%
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La Grande Population by Race

La Grande Population Pyramid 2022

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La Grande Median Age

33.9


Total

32.4


Male

34.9


Female

La Grande Adults

There are 10,376 adults, (2,329 of whom are seniors) in La Grande.

La Grande Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Grande Sex Ratio

Female

7,043

52.64%

Male

6,337

47.36%

La Grande Population by Age

La Grande Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Grande Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All55.2%44.8%
Male48%52%
Female42.7%57.3%
Non Family40.8%59.2%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Grande Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3782.3855.2
Married2,1303.0275.2
Male3522.7948
Female7932.9142.7
Non Family2,1031.4740.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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La Grande Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade971.18%
9th to 12th Grade3774.58%
High School Graduate2,75233.46%
Some College2,26727.57%
Associates Degree7188.73%
Bachelors Degree1,44817.61%
Graduate Degree5656.87%
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La Grande Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Grande Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian888833
Hispanic373321139
Black323211
Native American565617
2+ Races20818551
White7,2946,9101,782
Islander25223726
Other Race1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.50%.

La Grande Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,098$41,637$27,000
Less Than 9th Grade$21,290$22,024$20,923
High School Graduate$32,747$35,823$23,786
Some College$29,850$40,148$23,125
Bachelors Degree$48,558$54,297$39,485
Graduate Degree$63,618$78,182$41,944

$34,098

Average Earnings

$41,637

Average Male

$27,000

Average Female

La Grande Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Grande Language by Age

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La Grande Language

94.89% of La Grande residents speak only English, while 5.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

La Grande Language

La Grande Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black894651.69%
Native1073532.71%
Hispanic80319424.16%
Multiple49810721.49%
Asian1533220.92%
White10,9752,00918.31%
Islander3504813.71%
Other6NaN%

19.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.60%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Grande

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Grande is Black, with 51.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Grande is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.83%.

La Grande Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.97%
High School12.45%
Some College16.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.67%

La Grande Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.38%
Male Unemployed2.01%
Female Employed19.59%
Female Unemployed29.71%

La Grande Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Grande Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,573$61,013
Families$58,537$72,900
Married Families$81,087-
Non Families$27,578$37,624
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Income by Household Type

La Grande Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

La Grande Married by Age and Sex

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La Grande Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Grande Marital Status by Race

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La Grande Marital Status

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834

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War224
First Gulf War243
Vietnam327
Korea48
World War II8

La Grande Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3479
35 to 54223
55 to 6495
65 to 74262
75+175

La Grande Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7337.76%
Black1417.50%
Islander135.16%
2+ Races7423.42%
Hispanic71.22%

La Grande Veterans by Race

La Grande Veterans by Education

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7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Grande Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

La Grande Employment by Age

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La Grande Employment by Race

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La Grande Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.14%

Born in La Grande

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.43% of La Grande residents were born in the United States, with 57.14% having been born in Oregon. 2.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

La Grande Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,5830.00%
19002,9914081.48%
19104,8431,8524.94%
19206,9132,0703.62%
19308,0501,1371.53%
19407,747-303-0.38%
19508,6358881.09%
19609,0143790.43%
19709,6456310.68%
198011,3541,7091.64%
199011,7664120.36%
200012,3275610.47%
201013,0897620.60%
201113,2301411.08%
201213,121-109-0.82%
201312,922-199-1.52%
201412,964420.33%
201512,959-5-0.04%
201613,1141551.20%
201713,3352211.69%
201813,5552201.65%
201913,614590.44%
202013,673590.43%
202113,732590.43%
202213,791590.43%

La Grande Population by Year