La Grange, North Carolina Population 2020

2,580

La Grange is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,580, it is the 226th largest city in North Carolina and the 6711th largest city in the United States. La Grange is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -10.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,873 in 2010. La Grange reached it's highest population of 3,147 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, La Grange has a population density of 1,120 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Grange is $48,877 with a poverty rate of 23.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $101,400. The median age in La Grange is 49.5 years, 48.3 years for males, and 55.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.3 males.

La Grange Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.66%
  • White: 38.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of La Grange, North Carolina is 2,580, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,634.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,873.

La Grange, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,66661.66%
White1,03638.34%

La Grange Population Pyramid 2020

La Grange Median Age

49.5


Total

48.3


Male

55.9


Female

La Grange Adults

There are 2,271 adults, (710 of whom are seniors) in La Grange.

La Grange Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

La Grange Sex Ratio

Female

1,550

57.36%

Male

1,152

42.64%

La Grange Households and Families

La Grange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Grange Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.4%17.6%
Married76.3%23.7%
Female69.3%30.7%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family48.2%51.8%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2262.262.6
Non Family5601.2648.2
Married3502.8176.3
Female2252.869.3
Male914.1882.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Grange Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1396.72%
9th to 12th Grade32115.51%
High School Graduate77937.65%
Some College50724.50%
Associates Degree1607.73%
Bachelors Degree592.85%
Graduate Degree1045.03%

La Grange Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,27684933
White793760130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,177$25,694$26,305
Less Than High School$30,593$$
High School Grad$22,359$22,359$
Some College$22,188$31,964$21,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,177

Average Earnings

$25,694

Average Male

$26,305

Average Female

La Grange Language

La Grange Language by Age

La Grange Language

100.00% of La Grange residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

La Grange Poverty

La Grange Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,66662437.45%
White1,036222.12%

23.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.17%

Male Poverty Rate

21.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Grange

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Grange is Black, with 37.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Grange is White, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.04%
High School22.34%
Some College17.69%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed18.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.90%

La Grange Income

La Grange Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,158$48,877
Families$53,534$70,214
Married Families$64,000-
Non Families$19,205$20,196

La Grange Marital Status

La Grange Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

La Grange Married by Age and Sex

La Grange 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 Grange Marital Status by Race

La Grange Veterans

265

Number of Veterans

249

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
First Gulf War57
Korea45
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5495
65 to 7468
55 to 6457
75+45
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black18013.14%
White859.56%

$La Grange Veterans by Education

15.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Grange Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

La Grange Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

88.71%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of La Grange residents were born in the United States, with 88.71% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,580-27-1.04%
20192,607-27-1.03%
20182,634-32-1.20%
20172,666-27-1.00%
20162,693-54-1.97%
20152,747-20-0.72%
20142,767-17-0.61%
20132,784-19-0.68%
20122,803-19-0.67%
20112,82220.07%
20102,820-24-0.08%
20002,844390.14%
19902,805-342-1.14%
19803,1475892.09%
19702,5580.00%