La Grande, OR Profile: Facts & Data

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La Grande, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of La Grande had a population of 13,495 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Grande: Brown Town, Brownsville.

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La Grande, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,495
Population in Households 12,812
Population in Familes 9,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 683
Population Density2 2,945
Diversity Index3 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,341
Average Household Income $57,300
Per Capita Income $24,237

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,899 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,645 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 445 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $152,660
Average Home Value $178,888
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,544
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,177
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.38% 0.49%
Households 0.33% 0.48%
Families 0.4% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

La Grande, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Grande to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 48 88th
Population Density # 79 79th
Diversity Index # 181 52nd
Median Household Income # 316 17th
Per Capita Income # 257 32nd

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