LaGrange, Georgia Population 2020

30,173

LaGrange is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 30,173, it is the 38th largest city in Georgia and the 1279th largest city in the United States. LaGrange is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually but its population has increased by 1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,588 in 2010. LaGrange reached it's highest population of 30,556 in 2016. Spanning over 43 miles, LaGrange has a population density of 717 people per square mile.

The average household income in LaGrange is $51,160 with a poverty rate of 27.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $820 per month, and the median house value is $128,400. The median age in LaGrange is 33.7 years, 31.1 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.3 males.

LaGrange Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.26%
  • White: 42.28%
  • Asian: 3.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.10%
  • Other race: 1.60%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of LaGrange, Georgia is 30,173, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,291.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,588.

LaGrange, Georgia Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202070,026-4-0.01%
201970,030-4-0.01%
201870,034-4-0.01%
201770,0381140.16%
201669,9243310.47%
201569,5933110.45%
201469,2824790.69%
201368,8035250.76%
201268,2786590.97%
201167,6195670.84%
201067,0520.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American15,28450.26%
White12,85942.28%
Asian1,0593.48%
Two or More Races6402.10%
Some Other Race4871.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.27%

LaGrange Population Pyramid 2020

LaGrange Median Age

33.7


Total

31.1


Male

36.1


Female

LaGrange Adults

There are 22,507 adults, (3,745 of whom are seniors) in LaGrange.

LaGrange Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

LaGrange Sex Ratio

Female

16,241

53.40%

Male

14,171

46.60%

LaGrange Households and Families

LaGrange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

LaGrange Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62%38%
All37%63%
Male31.7%68.3%
Non Family27.6%72.4%
Female21%79%

37.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0052.6937
Non Family4,1891.2227.6
Married3,5273.3662
Female2,9423.8321
Male3473.8531.7

3.47

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

LaGrange Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3326.99%
9th to 12th Grade2,40812.63%
High School Graduate5,98631.39%
Some College4,27422.41%
Associates Degree1,4527.61%
Bachelors Degree2,45712.89%
Graduate Degree1,1596.08%

LaGrange Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black8,9546,707597
White8,4547,3092,607
Hispanic78149169
Asian763717337
Other Race26979
Multiple Races2362156
Native American8375

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,546$32,472$23,500
Less Than High School$14,971$21,339$11,650
High School Grad$26,702$31,034$21,566
Some College$26,602$32,411$24,029
Bachelors Degree$36,010$48,548$32,488
Graduate Degree$59,410$77,768$48,342

$27,546

Average Earnings

$32,472

Average Male

$23,500

Average Female

LaGrange Language

LaGrange Language by Age

LaGrange Language

92.54% of LaGrange residents speak only English, while 7.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.36% of the population.

LaGrange Poverty

LaGrange Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,8705,01933.75%
White11,6081,99817.21%
Hispanic1,45279054.41%
Other48336675.78%
Multiple63925640.06%
Asian1,05913412.65%

27.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.15%

Male Poverty Rate

29.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in LaGrange

The race most likely to be in poverty in LaGrange is Other, with 75.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in LaGrange is Asian, with 12.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.80%
High School23.65%
Some College16.59%
Bachelors or Greater7.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.66%
Male Unemployed37.52%
Female Employed20.24%
Male Employed13.23%

LaGrange Income

LaGrange Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,468$51,160
Families$42,920$59,892
Married Families$71,137-
Non Families$24,059$34,337

LaGrange Marital Status

LaGrange Marital Status

Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.3%

Female Marriage Rate

LaGrange Married by Age and Sex

LaGrange 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 35-44.

LaGrange Marital Status by Race

LaGrange Veterans

1,600

Number of Veterans

1,448

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam547
First Gulf War274
Second Gulf War187
Korea146
World War II78
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64454
35 to 54352
75+323
65 to 74321
18 to 34150
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13311.37%
Black4614.20%
Hispanic202.27%
Asian60.72%

$LaGrange Veterans by Education

12.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

LaGrange Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

LaGrange 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

71.00%

Born in Georgia

93.45%

Native Born

6.55%

Foreign Born

4.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.45% of LaGrange residents were born in the United States, with 71.00% having been born in Georgia. 4.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,173-59-0.20%
201930,232-59-0.19%
201830,291-206-0.68%
201730,497-59-0.19%
201630,5561130.37%
201530,4431030.34%
201430,3401520.50%
201330,188850.28%
201230,1033811.28%
201129,7222670.91%
201029,4553,4571.26%
200025,9984010.16%
199025,5971,3930.56%
198024,2049030.38%
197023,301-331-0.14%
196023,632-1,393-0.57%
195025,0253,0421.30%
194021,9831,8520.88%
193020,1313,0931.68%
192017,03811,45111.80%
19105,5871,3132.72%
19004,2741,1843.30%
18903,0900.00%