La Grange, Illinois Population 2021

15,136
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La Grange is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 15,136, it is the 161st largest city in Illinois and the 2299th largest city in the United States . La Grange is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,550 in 2010. La Grange reached it's highest population of 17,814 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, La Grange has a population density of 5,995 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Grange is $167,550 with a poverty rate of 2.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,183 per month, and the median house value is $501,700. The median age in La Grange is 41.7 years, 39.7 years for males, and 43 years for females.

La Grange Demographics

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

  • White: 90.49%
  • Black or African American: 5.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.23%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Other race: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Grange, Illinois is 15,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,415.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,550.

La Grange, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,06690.49%
Black or African American9295.98%
Two or More Races3462.23%
Asian1260.81%
Some Other Race730.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.03%
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La Grange Population by Race

La Grange Population Pyramid $2021

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La Grange Median Age

41.7


Total

39.7


Male

43


Female

La Grange Adults

There are 11,108 adults, (2,480 of whom are seniors) in La Grange.

La Grange Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

La Grange Sex Ratio

Female

8,155

52.46%

Male

7,390

47.54%

La Grange Population by Age

La Grange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Grange Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.4%5.6%
Male94.3%5.7%
All83%17%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Female54.9%45.1%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Grange Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3522.7983
Married3,2593.4394.4
Non Family1,4081.0666.8
Female5633.4154.9
Male1223.0494.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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La Grange Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1081.06%
9th to 12th Grade2872.81%
High School Graduate1,49214.61%
Some College1,42613.97%
Associates Degree4184.09%
Bachelors Degree3,23631.69%
Graduate Degree3,24331.76%
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La Grange Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Grange Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,8748,6056,070
Black594540122
Hispanic533461147
2+ Races14014091
Asian696949
Other Race511515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.01%.

La Grange Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$74,583$101,826$55,697
Less Than 9th Grade$21,327$20,955$23,472
High School Graduate$37,940$39,745$25,441
Some College$48,050$76,019$33,918
Bachelors Degree$83,188$106,087$64,103
Graduate Degree$100,870$151,012$65,515

$74,583

Average Earnings

$101,826

Average Male

$55,697

Average Female

La Grange Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Grange Language by Age

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La Grange Language

90.38% of La Grange residents speak only English, while 9.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.34% of the population.

La Grange Language

La Grange Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7893472.71%
Black838779.19%
Hispanic1,022121.17%
Multiple342123.51%
Asian12610.79%

2.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.43%

Male Poverty Rate

3.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Grange

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Grange is Black, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Grange is Asian, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

La Grange Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.67%
High School12.45%
Some College4.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%

La Grange Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed13.83%
Female Unemployed13.23%
Female Employed1.03%
Male Employed0.91%

La Grange Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Grange Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$123,965$167,550
Families$153,689$196,170
Married Families$171,403-
Non Families$50,571$81,474
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Income by Household Type

La Grange Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Grange Married by Age and Sex

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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

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La Grange Marital Status

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514

Number of Veterans

469

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam229
First Gulf War130
Second Gulf War53
World War II49
Korea24

La Grange Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74169
75+146
35 to 54121
55 to 6478
18 to 34

La Grange Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4544.51%
Black496.63%
2+ Races117.10%
Hispanic40.54%

La Grange Veterans by Race

La Grange Veterans by Education

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4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Grange Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

La Grange Employment by Age

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La Grange Employment by Race

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La Grange 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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73.37%

Born in La Grange

93.99%

Native Born

6.01%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

4.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.99% of La Grange residents were born in the United States, with 73.37% having been born in Illinois. 1.50% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,136-93-0.61%
202015,229-93-0.61%
201915,322-93-0.60%
201815,415-136-0.87%
201715,551-130-0.83%
201615,681-69-0.44%
201515,750-42-0.27%
201415,792180.11%
201315,774620.39%
201215,712690.44%
201115,643730.47%
201015,570-38-0.02%
200015,6082460.16%
199015,362-331-0.21%
198015,693-2,121-1.26%
197017,8142,5291.54%
196015,2853,2832.45%
195012,0021,5231.37%
194010,4793760.37%
193010,1033,5784.47%
19206,5251,2432.14%
19105,2821,3132.90%
19003,9690.00%

La Grange Population by Year