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Population (year 2000): 12,327. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,440 (+0.9% change)
Males: 5,849 (47.4%), Females: 6,478 (52.6%)

Union County

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Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $31,576 (year 2000)
Median house value: $91,700 (year 2000)

La Grande, OR residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in La Grande:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (13.6%), Irish (12.5%), United States (9.2%), French (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

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Elevation: 2771 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Grande

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Grande city

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

3.5% Foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.6% Oceania, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +301 (+2.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Kennewick, (95.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OR Portland, (312.7 miles pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (777.7 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: City, OR (3.3 miles Island Summerville, OR (12.8 miles) , OR (12.8 miles Imbler, OR (17.7 miles Union, OR Cove, (19.6 miles OR (20.3 miles Elgin, Powder, OR (23.7 miles North OR (30.6 miles Haines,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $174,300

Latitude: 45.33 N, Longitude: 118.09 W

Area code: 541


La Grande, Oregon business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.5%), Retail trade (12.4%), Manufacturing (11.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +841 (+6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,926 (70.6%)


 

Crime in La Grande by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1
Rapes 3 2 5 0 0 6
    per 100,000 24.3 16.2 40.6 0.0 0.0 48.7
Robberies 1 3 7 4 2 3
    per 100,000 8.1 24.3 56.8 32.4 16.2 24.3
Assaults 11 13 9 5 9 10
    per 100,000 89.2 105.5 73.0 40.6 73.0 81.1
Burglaries 56 58 57 64 71 73
    per 100,000 454.3 470.5 462.4 519.2 576.0 592.2
Thefts 284 271 301 288 288 255
    per 100,000 2303.9 2198.4 2441.8 2336.3 2336.3 2068.6
Auto thefts 15 21 24 15 23 19
    per 100,000 121.7 170.4 194.7 121.7 186.6 154.1
163.7 169.4 193.5 157.4 168.2 187.6


Average climate in La Grande, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hospital/medical center in La Grande:
  • GRANDE RONDE HOSPITAL (900 SUNSET DRIVE, PO BOX 3290)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Grande:
  • ST ELIZABETH HEALTH SERVICES, INC (about 42 miles; BAKER CITY, OR)
  • EASTERN OREGON PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 54 miles; PENDLETON, OR)
  • ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL (about 54 miles; PENDLETON, OR)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Grande:
  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 54 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; ID: ALW)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 57 miles; PENDLETON, OR; ID: PDT)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 96 miles; PASCO, WA; ID: PSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Grande:
  • LA GRANDE/UNION COUNTY (about 8 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; ID: LGD)
  • BAKER CITY MUNICIPAL (about 40 miles; BAKER CITY, OR; ID: BKE)
  • MARTIN FIELD (about 54 miles; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; ID: S95)

Amtrak station:
LA GRANDE (2106 COVE AVE.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,323 $33,292 20 $6,010
Sewerage 5 $15,584 $37,401 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,384 $28,608 0 $0
Health 4 $15,141 $45,423 2 $199
Streets and Highways 11 $30,553 $33,330 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,195 $38,340 0 $0
Firefighters 14 $56,518 $48,444 14 $631
Police Protection - Officers 18 $65,341 $43,560 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $33,624 $28,820 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $27,586 $36,781 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $31,702 $25,361 1 $710
Financial Administration 4 $13,433 $40,299 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,175 $26,100 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $18,406 $31,553 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $11,300 $33,900 3 $2,144
Totals for Government 111 $335,265 $36,244 40 $9,694


College/University in La Grande:
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,192; Location: ONE UNIVERSITY BLVD; Public; Website: www.eou.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near La Grande:
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 95 miles; PASCO, WA; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 106 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 143 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 151 miles; CHENEY, WA; FT enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 164 miles; SPOKANE, WA; FT enrollment: 6,284)
Public high school in La Grande:
  • LA GRANDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 764; Location: 708 K AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Grande:
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 402 K AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LA GRANDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 1108 4TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 2300 SPRUCE ST N; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 1305 WILLOW ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in La Grande:
  • LAGRANDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 1702 6TH; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LA GRANDE S D A SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: PO BOX 1025 2702 ADAMS; Grades: 1 - 10)
  • CAREER ENHANCEMENT CENTER (Students: 2; Location: 1916 ISLAND AVE; Grades: 8 - 8)
Library in La Grande:
  • LA GRANDE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $343,121; Location: 1006 PENN AVENUE; 45,571 books; 1,410 audio materials; 1,631 video materials; 123 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Cemetery (2).

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Taylor Creek (B), Deal Creek (C).

Parks in La Grande include: Pioneer Park (1), Gangloff Park (2), Conordale Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


La Grande compared to Oregon state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Grande:
  • KLBM (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Grande:
  • KWRL (99.9 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KEOL (91.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMB (104.7 FM; BAKER, OR; Owner: OREGON TRAIL RADIO, INC.)
  • K203DX (88.5 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205DV (88.9 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K208DB (89.5 FM; ENTERPRISE, ETC., OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K234AD (94.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, OR; Owner: WALLOWA VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Grande:
  • K02PJ (Channel 2; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: LA GRANDE 7TH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH)

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