La Grande, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 13,173 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 6,237  (47.4%)
Females: 6,936  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97850.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,722 (it was $31,576 in 2000)
La Grande:

$43,722
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,517 (it was $16,550 in 2000)

La Grande city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $186,330 (it was $88,400 in 2000)
La Grande:

$186,330
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $265,964; detached houses: $290,973; townhouses or other attached units: $348,972; in 2-unit structures: $158,655; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,739; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $214,723; mobile homes: $146,344

Median gross rent in 2017: $784.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Grande: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.8%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 16.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.2% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in La Grande, OR (2017)
    • 11,51386.1%White alone
    • 5754.3%Hispanic
    • 4503.4%Two or more races
    • 2682.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1921.4%Asian alone
    • 1681.3%Black alone
    • 1401.0%American Indian alone

Races in La Grande detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in La Grande, Oregon as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Grande is 2,241 to 1.


Crime rates in La Grande by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(23.9)
10
(79.1)
3
(24.4)
2
(16.0)
3
(23.6)
5
(39.7)
13
(98.3)
6
(45.5)
4
(30.7)
2
(15.3)
8
(61.5)
9
(68.9)
7
(52.8)
5
(37.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(39.9)
1
(7.9)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.3)
4
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(103.7)
15
(118.6)
19
(154.6)
12
(95.8)
14
(110.3)
10
(79.4)
22
(166.4)
14
(106.1)
24
(184.1)
12
(91.8)
6
(46.1)
10
(76.5)
7
(52.8)
7
(53.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
67
(534.7)
60
(474.5)
82
(667.3)
52
(415.2)
72
(567.1)
60
(476.2)
127
(960.6)
122
(924.6)
80
(613.8)
74
(566.2)
62
(476.6)
82
(627.3)
50
(377.3)
44
(333.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
214
(1,708)
264
(2,088)
343
(2,791)
329
(2,627)
312
(2,457)
258
(2,048)
772
(5,839)
368
(2,789)
315
(2,417)
237
(1,813)
274
(2,106)
257
(1,966)
221
(1,668)
202
(1,532)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(151.6)
15
(118.6)
19
(154.6)
25
(199.6)
12
(94.5)
10
(79.4)
37
(279.9)
12
(90.9)
9
(69.1)
15
(114.8)
13
(99.9)
22
(168.3)
13
(98.1)
18
(136.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(16.0)
6
(47.5)
7
(57.0)
7
(55.9)
4
(31.5)
3
(23.8)
19
(143.7)
5
(37.9)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
5
(38.4)
4
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
8
(60.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)169.7215.6223.6202.8186.5176.3435.1245.7206.5154.2188.6211.0162.8136.5

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City-data.com crime index in La Grande, OR

Crime rate in La Grande detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (15.3%), American (14.4%), Irish (8.3%), English (7.4%), Scottish (4.2%), European (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2771 feet

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 3,028 people per square mile   (average).

La Grande, Oregon map

517 residents are foreign born (1.3% Oceania, 1.1% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.9%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,020 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,996 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (79.5 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (220.0 miles , pop. 224,220).

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

Nearest cities:

Island City, OR (1.5 miles ),
Imbler, OR (3.3 miles ),
Summerville, OR (3.5 miles),
Union, OR (3.7 miles ),
Cove, OR (3.7 miles ),
Starkey, OR (4.1 miles),
Elgin, OR (4.3 miles ),
North Powder, OR (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 45.33 N, Longitude: 118.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,265 (+9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,497 (73.0%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in La Grande, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Grande, OR in 2017
La Grande satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in La Grande, OR
Historical housing units in La Grande, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +301 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in La Grande, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Wood products (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.8%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in La Grande, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in La Grande, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Grande, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

La Grande-area historical earthquake activity is below Oregon state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from La Grande center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 335.2 miles away from La Grande center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 367.8 miles away from La Grande center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 249.0 miles away from La Grande center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from La Grande center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 244.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Grande topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Grande:

  • GRANDE RONDE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 900 SUNSET DRIVE)
  • GRANDE RONDE TRANS CARE UNIT (900 SUNSET DRIVE)
  • LAGRANDE POST ACUTE REHAB (91 ARIES LANE)
  • MOUNTAIN VISTA CARE CENTER (95 ARIES WAY)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE CENTER (2201 ORODELL BLVD (ROUTE 1 BOX 1855))
  • VISTA SPECIALTY CARE (103 ADAMS AVENUE)
  • PNRS EASTERN OREGON DIALYSIS CLINIC (710 SUNSET DR STE A)
  • GRANDE RONDE HOSPITAL HOME CARE SERVICES DEPT (802 SUNSET DRIVE)

Airports located in La Grande:

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.

College/University in La Grande:

  • Eastern Oregon University (Full-time enrollment: 3,127; 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 53 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 81 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 91 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 106 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Washington State University (about 107 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 110 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 143 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)

Public high schools in La Grande:

Public elementary/middle schools in La Grande:

Private elementary/middle schools in La Grande:

  • GRANDE RONDE ACADEMY (Students: 50, Location: 507B PALMER AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • LA GRANDE ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 22, Location: 2702 ADAMS AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in La Grande

Library in La Grande:

  • LA GRANDE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $555,218; Location: 2006 4TH STREET; 55,353 books; 6,938 audio materials; 4,635 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Grande: Northeast Oregon Transit La Grande Transit Hub Bus Station (A), Greyhound Station La Grande (B), Eastern Oregon University Community Stadium (C), La Grande City Fire Department (D), La Grande Police Station (E), Eastern Oregon University McKenzie Theatre (F), American Red Cross Northeast Oregon District La Grade Office (G), La Grande City Hall (H), La Grande Public Works Department (I), Department of Motor Vehicles La Grande (J), Eastern Oregon Fire Museum and Learning Center (K), F Maxine and Thomas W Cook Memorial Library (L), La Grande Municipal Court (M), Union County Center for Human Development Office (N), Union County Circuit Court (O), La Grande Ranger Station (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillcrest Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Mill Creek (A), Taylor Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in La Grande include: Benton Park (1), Bernie Park (2), Garden Club Park (3), Sunnyhill Park (4), Candy Cane Park (5), Gangloff Park (6), Pioneer Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ellison Studio Productions (Museums; 2901 North Spruce Street), Think Link Discovery Museums for Children & Adults (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 906 Washington Avenue), Stang Manor Bed & Breakfast (Historical Places & Services; 1612 Walnut Street), LA Grande Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1525 Jefferson Avenue), Union County Chamber of Commerce (102 Elm Street), Custom Tours (Tours & Charters; 1609 Albany Suite 5), Andes Wine Experience USA (Tours & Charters; 1505 L Av).

Hotels: High Country Outfitters Minam Lodge (P.O. Box 3384), Best Western Rama Inn & Suites (1711 21st St), Royal Motor Inn (1510 Adams Ave), Hot Lake Resort Hotel (66172 Highway 203), Howard Johnson (2612 Island Avenue), Moon Motel (2116 Adams Avenue), Quail Run Motor Inn (2400 Adams Avenue), Orchard Motel (2206 Adams Ave), Best Value Sandman Inn (2410 East R Avenue).

Court: Union County - Justice Court (10605 Island Avenue).

Birthplace of: Dallas McKennon - Film actor, John A. Warren - Football player and coach, Ron Gilbert - Blogger, Rod Chandler - Politician, Agnes Vernon - Actress, Bob Herron - Politician, John F. Nugent - Politician.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Grande and their reported violations in the past:

LA GRANDE, CITY OF (Population served: 12,540, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
USFS UNION CREEK CG (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WALLOWA LAKE TRAMWAY (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2008)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
FLYING K TRAILER RANCH (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
USFS OREGON TRAIL BLUE MTN CROSSING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-04-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.0%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in La Grande in 2010:

  • 328 people in college/university student housing
  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in La Grande in 2000:

  • 164 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 137 people in nursing homes
  • 86 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in La Grande (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: La Grande Downtown Branch at 1215 Adams Avenue, branch established on 1901/01/01; La Grande Branch at 3106 Island Ave, branch established on 1971/04/06. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank: La Grande Branch at 904 Adams Avenue, branch established on 1998/06/29; Valley Branch at 2313 Adams Ave, branch established on 2007/02/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $360.5 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, headquarters in Joseph, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: La Grande Branch at 1402 Adams, branch established on 1935/08/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: La Grande Branch at 1320 Adams Avenue, branch established on 1935/08/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Banner Bank: La Grande Branch at 2720 Island Ave, branch established on 2007/01/11. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: La Grande Branch at 1503 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in La Grande:

Marital status in La Grande, OR
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in La Grande:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Grande
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Grande, OR (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,15428
Other2,3858
Catholic1,2574
Mainline Protestant1,1159
None17,837-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Union County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Union County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Union County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Union County:

8.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

7.3%
State:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

24.3%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
La Grande:

46.2%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Grande:

21.8%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
La Grande:

56.0%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Grande, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$102,970$68,6470$0
Police - Other 13$50,430$46,5510$0
Firefighters 12$64,414$64,41410$653
Streets and Highways 10$45,077$54,0920$0
Water Supply 10$43,227$51,8720$0
Sewerage 6$24,394$48,7880$0
Other and Unallocable 6$23,964$47,9283$2,775
Other Government Administration 6$32,781$65,5620$0
Parks and Recreation 5$23,954$57,49025$9,390
Local Libraries 5$18,664$44,7941$489
Health 4$20,745$62,2350$0
Financial Administration 3$17,061$68,2442$3,048
Solid Waste Management 1$3,263$39,1560$0
Fire - Other 1$3,818$45,8160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,686
Totals for Government 100$474,762$56,97142$18,041

La Grande government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,539,000 ($116.83)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($4.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,319,000 ($176.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,912,000 ($145.15)
    Water Utilities: $1,699,000 ($128.98)
    Sewerage: $1,642,000 ($124.65)
    Regular Highways: $1,520,000 ($115.39)
    Central Staff Services: $952,000 ($72.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $873,000 ($66.27)
    Libraries: $478,000 ($36.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $459,000 ($34.84)
    General - Other: $434,000 ($32.95)
    Financial Administration: $399,000 ($30.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $222,000 ($16.85)
    General Public Buildings: $94,000 ($7.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($5.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($3.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($9.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Protective Inspection and Regulations - Other: $35,000 ($2.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $154,000 ($11.69)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($10.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($7.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $68,000 ($5.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($4.25)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($3.72)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($1.52)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($0.84)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,818,000 ($441.66)

La Grande government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,945,000 ($223.56)
    Other: $1,103,000 ($83.73)
    Regular Highways: $409,000 ($31.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $171,000 ($12.98)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $674,000 ($51.17)
    Highways: $352,000 ($26.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $582,000 ($44.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $507,000 ($38.49)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($5.69)
    Special Assessments: $69,000 ($5.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($5.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($1.37)
    Rents: $11,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,865,000 ($141.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $716,000 ($54.35)
    General Local Government Support: $295,000 ($22.39)
    Other: $247,000 ($18.75)
  • Tax - Property: $4,889,000 ($371.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,058,000 ($80.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000 ($20.34)
    Other License: $31,000 ($2.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.38)

La Grande government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,510,000 ($266.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,510,000 ($266.45)

La Grande government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,792,000 ($971.08)

7.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Umatilla County, OR  0.59% ($29,875 average AGI)
from Baker County, OR  0.46% ($29,860)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.29% ($37,259)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Umatilla County, OR  0.54% ($32,647 average AGI)
to Baker County, OR  0.49% ($35,978)
to Wallowa County, OR  0.29% ($32,444)
Businesses in La Grande, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Safeway1
FedEx4Sears1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC1Travelodge1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS5
Jones New York2Vans1
KFC1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

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)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Grande:

  • K02PJ (Channel 2; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: LA GRANDE 7TH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH)
  • KTVR (Channel 13; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
Fatal accident count

La Grande fatal accident list:

Jun 1, 2010 06:55 PM, I-84, Lat: 45.343775, Lon: -118.108219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 2009 04:32 PM, Sr-82 (Odot 10), Monroe Ave, Lat: 45.326744, Lon: -118.084453, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 1997 05:00 AM, Penn Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1993 02:05 AM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 1987 12:52 AM, 0010, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 1982 10:25 PM, 0010, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 1978 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 735ft / 224mTotal length
  • $11,810,000Total costs
  • 297,297Total average daily traffic
  • 116,863Total average daily truck traffic
  • 250,772Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Grande, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 221970-1979
  • 122000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Grande, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in La Grande)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in La Grande, OR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Grande)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in La Grande)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 47. The highest number of fires - 94 took place in 2005, and the least - 10 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in La Grande, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.0%), and Structure Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Grande, OR
    • 35544.0%Outside Fires
    • 29136.1%Structure Fires
    • 11814.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 425.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Grande, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in La Grande, Oregon:

  • Best Western Rama Inn & Suites, 1711 21st St, La Grande, Oregon 97850 , Phone: (541) 963-3100, Fax: (541) 963-8621
  • Super 8 Motel La Grande, 2407 E R Ave, La Grande, Oregon 97850 , Phone: (541) 963-8080, Fax: (541) 963-2925
  • Royal Motor Inn, 1510 Adams Ave, La Grande, Oregon 97850 , Phone: (541) 963-4154, Fax: (541) 963-3588
  • Lagrande Inn, 2612 Island Ave, La Grande, Oregon 97850 , Phone: (541) 963-7195, Fax: (541) 963-4498
  • Travelodge Hotel, 2215 Adams Ave, La Grande, Oregon 97850 , Phone: (541) 963-7116, Fax: (541) 963-2015
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2410 E R, La Grande, Oregon 97850 , Phone: (541) 963-3707, Fax: (541) 962-0224
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in La Grande, Oregon
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Grande, OR
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Electricity
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Grande, OR
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 41.3%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


La Grande compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

La Grande on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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  • Greg William Hermann (2)
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  • Deborah K. Thomas (1)
  • David Vinton Sharp (1)
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.