The City of La Grande had a population of 12,887 as of July 1, 2016. La Grande ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for La Grande is located at latitude 45.3245 and longitude -118.0869 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Grande (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Union County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,776 feet.
The City of La Grande (GNIS ID: 2411568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of La Grande is located within La Grande Division of Union County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Grande population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Grande: Brown Town, Brownsville.
|Population in Households||12,207|
|Population in Familes||8,804|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||680|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,842 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,733 (46.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,616 (44.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||493 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,019|
|Average Home Value||$179,592|
|Median Household Income||$37,353|
|Average Household Income||$53,532|
|Per Capita Income||$22,973|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.19%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
The table below compares La Grande to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 49||87th|
|Population Density1||# 79||79th|
|Diversity Index2||# 184||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 322||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 242||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.