La Grange, North Carolina Population 2024

2,941

La Grange is a city located in Lenoir County North Carolina. La Grange has a 2024 population of 2,941. La Grange is currently growing at a rate of 3.45% annually and its population has increased by 13.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,588 in 2020.

The average household income in La Grange is $60,566 with a poverty rate of 28.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Grange is 39.6 years, 31.6 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

La Grange Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.32%
  • White: 41.21%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.05%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,276.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.64% (353)
The current population of La Grange, North Carolina is 2,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,588.

La Grange, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,43454.32%
White1,08841.21%
Other race632.39%
Two or more races542.05%
Asian10.04%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

La Grange Population by Race

La Grange Population Pyramid 2024

La Grange Median Age

39.6

Total

31.6

Male

53.6

Female

La Grange Adults

There are 2,045 adults, (495 of whom are seniors) in La Grange.

La Grange Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

La Grange Sex Ratio

Female1,31549.81%
Male1,32550.19%

La Grange Population by Age

La Grange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0102.6153.946.1
Non Family3921.2629.670.4
Female3253.6761.838.2
Married2743.2282.817.2
Male193.320100
showing: 5 rows

3.45

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Grange Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 77.78%.

La Grange Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,739

Average Earnings

$36,696

Average Male

$58,059

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

97.25% of La Grange residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

La Grange Language

La Grange Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,43466546.37%
Multiple544583.33%
White1,088393.58%
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28.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.79%

Male Poverty Rate

21.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Grange

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Grange is Multiple, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Grange is White, with 3.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.79%.

La Grange Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School33.49%
Less Than 9th Grade9.7%
Some College6.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%
showing: 4 rows

La Grange Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed13.68%
Male Employed10.39%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

La Grange Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Grange Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Grange Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

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

214

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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La Grange Veterans by War

count

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La Grange Veterans by Age

count

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La Grange Veterans by Race

La Grange Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Grange Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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

79.73%

Born in La Grange

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.22% of La Grange residents were born in the United States, with 79.73% having been born in North Carolina. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Grange Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,431982.94%
20283,333983.03%
20273,235983.12%
20263,137983.22%
20253,039983.33%
20242,941983.45%
20232,843983.57%
20222,745983.7%
20212,647592.28%
20202,588-53-2.01%
20192,641-4-0.15%
20182,645-31-1.16%
20172,676-30-1.11%
20162,706-55-1.99%
20152,761-20-0.72%
20142,781-20-0.71%
20132,801-21-0.74%
20122,822-19-0.67%
20112,841
20102,841-3-0.11%
20002,844391.39%
19902,805-342-10.87%
19803,14758923.03%
19702,558
showing: 24 rows

La Grange Population by Year