La Grange, Illinois Population 2024

15,466

La Grange is a city located in Cook County Illinois. La Grange has a 2024 population of 15,466. La Grange is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -4.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,269 in 2020.

The average household income in La Grange is $195,938 with a poverty rate of 4.37%. The median age in La Grange is 42.4 years: 41 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

La Grange Demographics

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

  • White: 85.39%
  • Two or more races: 6.53%
  • Other race: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 3.37%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,125.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.94% (-803)
The current population of La Grange, Illinois is 15,466 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,269.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,77285.39%
Two or more races1,0536.53%
Other race6033.74%
Black or African American5443.37%
Asian1360.84%
Native American200.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

La Grange Population by Race

La Grange Population Pyramid 2024

La Grange Median Age

42.4

Total

41

Male

42.8

Female

La Grange Adults

There are 11,532 adults, (2,654 of whom are seniors) in La Grange.

La Grange Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

La Grange Sex Ratio

Female8,24751.13%
Male7,88148.87%

La Grange Population by Age

La Grange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7912.7282.117.9
Married3,6253.3393.36.7
Non Family1,5041.0967.532.5
Female5413.0446.653.4
Male1213.4588.411.6

3.26

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Grange Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2061.93%
Associates Degree7066.62%
Bachelors Degree3,56033.36%
Graduate Degree2,98427.96%
High School Graduate1,51514.2%
Less Than 9th Grade1461.37%
Some College1,55414.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

La Grange Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Grange Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,0078,8435,971
Hispanic876788257
Black48040285
2+ Races396374250
Other Race35128446
Asian108108100
Native American2000

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.59%.

La Grange Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$99,788$121,957$74,500
Graduate Degree$118,234$160,179$81,667
High School Graduate$45,426$58,026$20,804
Less Than 9th Grade$26,705$25,852$0
Overall$86,376$117,266$56,108
Some College$42,443$90,375$31,855

$86,376

Average Earnings

$117,266

Average Male

$56,108

Average Female

La Grange Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Grange Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Grange Language

88.31% of La Grange residents speak only English, while 11.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.61% of the population.

La Grange Language

La Grange Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,9064513.49%
Hispanic1,8121458%
Multiple1,05112912.27%
Black4925911.99%
Other602508.31%
Asian13075.38%

4.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.47%

Male Poverty Rate

4.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Grange

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Grange is Multiple, with 12.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Grange is White, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.45%.

La Grange Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.16%
Less Than 9th Grade6.8%
Some College6.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%

La Grange Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed2.43%
Female Employed2.28%
Female Unemployed0%

La Grange Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Grange Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$175,905$233,571
Households$141,235$195,938
Married Families$197,801$-999,999,999
Non Families$65,714$82,710

mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Grange Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

La Grange Married by Age and Sex

male

female

La Grange Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

La Grange Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Grange Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

554

Number of Veterans

507

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam220
First Gulf War120
Second Gulf War65
Korea41
World War II0

La Grange Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+196
65 to 74136
55 to 64114
35 to 54108
18 to 340

La Grange Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4154.13%
Black10520.63%
Asian1613.22%
Native American945%
2+ Races92.13%
Hispanic90.78%

La Grange Veterans by Race

La Grange Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Grange Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

La Grange Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Grange Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Grange Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.99%

Born in La Grange

93.49%

Native Born

6.51%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

4.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.49% of La Grange residents were born in the United States, with 75.99% having been born in Illinois. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

La Grange Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,463-200-1.36%
202814,663-201-1.35%
202714,864-201-1.33%
202615,065-200-1.31%
202515,265-201-1.3%
202415,466-201-1.28%
202315,667-119-0.75%
202215,786-202-1.26%
202115,988-281-1.73%
202016,2698465.49%
201915,423-106-0.68%
201815,529-136-0.87%
201715,665-130-0.82%
201615,795-70-0.44%
201515,865-42-0.26%
201415,907200.13%
201315,887590.37%
201215,828680.43%
201115,760730.47%
201015,68700%
200015,6082461.6%
199015,362-331-2.11%
198015,693-2,121-11.91%
197017,8142,52916.55%
196015,2853,28327.35%
195012,0021,52314.53%
194010,4793763.72%
193010,1033,57854.84%
19206,5251,24323.53%
19105,2821,31333.08%
19003,969-10,494-72.56%
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La Grange Population by Year