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Population (year 2000): 15,608. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,482 (-0.8% change)
Males: 7,572 (48.5%), Females: 8,036 (51.5%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $80,342 (year 2000)
Median house value: $271,800 (year 2000)

La Grange, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in La Grange:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Black (6.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: Irish (25.4%), German (25.0%), Polish (10.6%), Italian (10.2%), English (9.8%), Czech (6.5%).

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Land area: 2.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Grange

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Grange village

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

5.6% Foreign born (3.6% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,946 (-15.9%).



Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (6.2 miles Berwyn, pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (13.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grange Park, IL (1.5 miles La Springs, IL Western (1.9 miles IL (2.0 miles Countryside, IL (2.1 miles Brookfield, IL (2.9 miles McCook, IL (3.2 miles Hodgkins, Head Park, IL Indian (3.2 miles IL Westchester, (3.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 29 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $327,100
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $266,800
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $294,500
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $293,100

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Area codes: 708, 847, 630, 815, 312


La Grange, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.0%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +890 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,156 (15.7%)


 

Crime in La Grange by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 3 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 6.4 19.2 6.4 0.0
Robberies 5 7 6 7 6
    per 100,000 32.0 44.8 38.4 44.8 38.4
Assaults 3 8 6 8 3
    per 100,000 19.2 51.3 38.4 51.3 19.2
Burglaries 22 46 35 46 42
    per 100,000 141.0 294.7 224.2 294.7 269.1
Thefts 159 203 157 203 152
    per 100,000 1018.7 1300.6 1005.9 1300.6 973.9
Auto thefts 17 8 13 8 12
    per 100,000 108.9 51.3 83.3 51.3 76.9
72.8 103.0 89.5 103.0 79.3


Average climate in La Grange, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

La Grange-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the La Grange city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in La Grange:
  • LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (5101 WILLOW SPRINGS RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Grange:
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 5 miles; HINES, IL)
  • HINSDALE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HINSDALE, IL)
  • RML SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; HINSDALE, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Grange:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 9 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 36 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Grange:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • CLOW INTL (about 19 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; ID: 1C5)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)

Amtrak station:
LA GRANGE ROAD (25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5 $22,047 $52,912 1 $2,037
Other Government Administration 8 $43,828 $65,742 3 $2,019
Police - Other 8 $27,923 $41,884 16 $13,317
Firefighters 18 $98,809 $65,872 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $3,436 $20,616 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $56,306 $51,974 0 $0
Health 1 $4,406 $52,872 1 $620
Sewerage 2 $7,297 $43,782 0 $0
Water Supply 10 $48,810 $58,572 0 $0
Local Libraries 12 $36,910 $36,910 21 $17,916
Police Protection - Officers 28 $148,269 $63,543 0 $0
Totals for Government 107 $498,042 $55,855 42 $35,909


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Grange:
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CICERO, IL; FT enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; ADDISON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,076)
Public high school in La Grange:
  • LYONS TWP HIGH SCH NORTH CAMPUS (Students: 3,564; Location: 100 S BRAINARD AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Grange:
  • OGDEN AVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 501 WEST OGDEN AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HIGHLANDS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 5850 LAUREL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COSSITT AVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 568; Location: 115 W COSSITT AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PLEASANTDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 8100 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HIGHLANDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 1850 W PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WM F GURRIE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1001 S SPRING AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SPRING AVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 1001 S SPRING AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SEVENTH AVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 701 7TH AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in La Grange:
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER ELEM SCHL (Students: 644; Location: 145 NORTH WAIOLA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CLETUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 700 WEST 55TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KENSINGTON SCHOOL OF LAGRANGE (Students: 300; Location: 125 KENSINGTON; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 505 S PARK ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LOUISE DE MARILLAC SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 1125 HARRISON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CREATIVE WORLD MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 135; Location: EDGEWOOD GOODMAN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILD CARE CENTER OF LA GRANGE (Students: 110; Location: 211 W HILLGROVE; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: La Grange Village Hall (A).

Churches in La Grange include: Lagrange Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B), First Church of Christ (C), First Congregational Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Davis Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), La Grange Bible Church (G), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (H).

Cemetery: LaGrange Cemetery (1).

Parks in La Grange include: East View Park (1), Denning Park (2), Sedgwick Park (3), Shawmut Park (4), Gilbert Park (5), Waiola Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


La Grange compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Grange:
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Grange:
  • WLTL (88.1 FM; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: LYONS TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around La Grange:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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