La Grange, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 15,581 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 7,621  (48.9%)
Females: 7,960  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60526.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $121,527 (it was $80,342 in 2000)
La Grange:

$121,527
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,619 (it was $34,887 in 2000)

La Grange village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $504,237 (it was $255,500 in 2000)
La Grange:

$504,237
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $526,219; detached houses: $569,703; townhouses or other attached units: $308,130; in 2-unit structures: $250,911; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,233; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $215,771

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,221.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Grange: 104.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.3%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 2.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in La Grange, IL (2010)
    • 13,36185.9%White alone
    • 9986.4%Hispanic
    • 7514.8%Black alone
    • 2131.4%Asian alone
    • 1971.3%Two or more races
    • 200.1%Other race alone
    • 100.06%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in La Grange by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
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
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(32.1)
3
(19.2)
3
(19.1)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.3)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(38.6)
4
(25.8)
2
(13.0)
2
(13.1)
7
(45.9)
8
(53.4)
5
(32.1)
2
(12.8)
8
(50.9)
3
(19.0)
2
(12.7)
5
(31.7)
4
(25.6)
5
(32.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(57.9)
5
(32.3)
6
(39.0)
4
(26.1)
6
(39.4)
3
(20.0)
5
(32.1)
9
(57.6)
4
(25.4)
3
(19.0)
5
(31.6)
8
(50.8)
12
(76.8)
10
(64.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(302.1)
30
(193.8)
38
(246.7)
36
(235.2)
67
(439.5)
46
(306.9)
42
(269.3)
27
(172.8)
24
(152.7)
22
(139.5)
33
(208.8)
40
(253.9)
17
(108.9)
16
(102.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
153
(983.5)
128
(826.8)
130
(844.1)
229
(1,496)
148
(970.9)
150
(1,001)
151
(968.1)
135
(864.1)
88
(559.9)
138
(874.9)
99
(626.3)
153
(971.2)
153
(979.7)
134
(859.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(45.0)
2
(12.9)
5
(32.5)
7
(45.7)
4
(26.2)
6
(40.0)
4
(25.6)
3
(19.2)
7
(44.5)
2
(12.7)
4
(25.3)
4
(25.4)
5
(32.0)
3
(19.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)87.280.070.589.1114.384.7101.378.972.365.472.183.477.565.6

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City-data.com crime index in La Grange, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 31 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Irish (17.4%), German (8.3%), Polish (8.1%), Italian (4.9%), American (4.4%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 6,210 people per square mile   (high).

La Grange, Illinois map

1,170 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 2.7% Latin America).

This village:

7.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,498 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,252 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (4.9 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Western Springs, IL (1.2 miles ),
La Grange Park, IL (1.2 miles ),
Brookfield, IL (1.3 miles ),
Countryside, IL (1.4 miles ),
McCook, IL (1.5 miles ),
Lyons, IL (1.6 miles ),
Hinsdale, IL (1.7 miles ),
Indian Head Park, IL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,380 (+15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,393 (19.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in La Grange, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Grange, IL in 2017
La Grange satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $361,900
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $439,900
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $434,300
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $435,400
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $435,200
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $435,200
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $435,200
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $435,200
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $435,200
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $435,200
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $464,400
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $327,300
Number of permits per 10,000 La Grange, IL residents
Average permit cost in La Grange, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in La Grange, IL
Historical housing units in La Grange, IL
Most common industries in La Grange, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.2%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common occupations in La Grange, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.9%)
  • Lawyers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in La Grange, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Grange, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0191. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0191
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

La Grange-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the La Grange village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Grange-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from La Grange center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from La Grange center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from La Grange center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 222.7 miles away from La Grange center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Grange topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Grange:

  • ADVENTIST LA GRANGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 5101 S WILLOW SPRINGS RD)
  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF WESTERN CHICAGO (6475 JOLIET ROAD)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH CARE AT HOME (5101 WILLOW SPRINGS ROAD)
  • BENEVOLENT HOME HEALTH CARE (1038 SOUTH LAGRANGE ROAD, SUITE #6)
  • DUPAGE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (136 NORTH LAGRANGE ROAD)
  • LAGRANGE COL MANOR CONV NSG CTR (339 9TH AVE)
  • LEXINGTON OF LAGRANGE (4735 WILLOW SPRINGS ROAD)
  • MEADOWBROOK MANOR - LAGRANGE (339 9TH AVENUE)

Heliports located in La Grange:

Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Grange:

  • Morton College (about 6 miles; Cicero, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,236)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Dominican University (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Elmhurst College (about 8 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Triton College (about 8 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)

Private high schools in La Grange:

  • ACACIA ACADEMY (Students: 101, Location: 6425 WILLOW SPRINGS RD, Grades: UG-12)
  • OMBUDSMAN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES-LYONS PLUS (Students: 27, Location: 6535 JOLIET RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Grange:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Grange: La Grange Fire Department (A), La Grange Village Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Grange include: La Grange Bible Church (A), Davis Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (C), First Baptist Church of La Grange (D), First Church of Christ (E), First Congregational Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Grace Lutheran Church (H), Lagrange Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: LaGrange Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in La Grange include: Shawmut Park (1), East View Park (2), Gilbert Park (3), Waiola Park (4), Sedgwick Park (5), Denning Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn (6201 Joliet Road), Holiday Inn Countryside (6201 Joliet Road), Hampton Inn Chicago-Countryside (6251 Joliet Road).

Birthplace of: Tim Stapleton - Ice hockey player, Byron Irvin - Basketball player, Joel Cummins - Keyboardist, Carter Pann - Composer, Fred Herbert - Major League Baseball pitcher, George Paskvan - Football player, John Briscoe - Baseball player, Rick Ackerman - Football player, Tracy Weber - Journalist, George Sundheim - Lawyer and political activist.

Cook 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 Grange that have no violations reported:

  • RED FEATHER LODGE (Serves WI, Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in La Grange in 2010:

  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in La Grange in 2000:

  • 283 people in nursing homes
  • 176 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in La Grange (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: La Grange Branch at 14 South La Grange Road, branch established on 1969/06/13; La Grange Drive-Up at 308 West Burlington Avenue, branch established on 1968/12/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: La Grange Branch at 1000 South La Grange Road, branch established on 1996/02/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • First National Bank of La Grange: First National Bank Of La Grange at 620 West Burlington Street, branch established on 1934/01/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.4 mil, Deposits: $287.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b.c. Of La Grange, Inc.
  • Hinsdale Bank & Trust Company: Plymouth Place Branch at 315 N. Lagrange Rd., branch established on 2008/08/18. Info updated 2007/03/15: Bank assets: $1,517.9 mil, Deposits: $1,159.0 mil, headquarters in Hinsdale, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: La Grange Branch at 1425 West 47th Street, branch established on 1992/12/07. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lagrange Branch at 26 South La Grange Road, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in La Grange:

Marital status in La Grange, IL
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in La Grange:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Illinois average:

12.2

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

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Neighborhood in La Grange (La Grange, Illinois Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for La Grange, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
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: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cook County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Grange:

52.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
La Grange:

51.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
La Grange:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Grange:

20.6%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Grange:

9.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Grange:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Grange:

34.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
La Grange:

59.1%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
La Grange:

79.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Grange, IL 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 23$177,398$92,5554$4,792
Firefighters 19$134,761$85,1120$0
Local Libraries 15$58,672$46,93828$29,195
Police - Other 12$68,568$68,56813$10,458
Streets and Highways 11$56,294$61,4120$0
Water Supply 8$43,207$64,8110$0
Other Government Administration 5$55,860$134,0641$255
Financial Administration 5$31,903$76,5670$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$11,742$70,4522$3,193
Sewerage 2$13,230$79,3800$0
Fire - Other 1$10,037$120,4441$1,366
Natural Resources 1$6,521$78,2520$0
Health 1$6,342$76,1040$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,759$69,1080$0
Totals for Government 106$680,294$77,01449$49,259

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $468,000 ($30.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $307,000 ($19.70)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($0.45)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,989,000 ($320.20)
    Water Utilities: $3,760,000 ($241.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,112,000 ($199.73)
    Libraries: $1,965,000 ($126.12)
    Regular Highways: $1,719,000 ($110.33)
    General Public Buildings: $1,217,000 ($78.11)
    Parking Facilities: $807,000 ($51.79)
    Central Staff Services: $546,000 ($35.04)
    Sewerage: $375,000 ($24.07)
    Financial Administration: $373,000 ($23.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $238,000 ($15.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $378,000 ($24.26)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($3.02)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($2.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($1.54)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,000,000 ($641.81)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $690,000 ($44.28)
    Sewerage: $422,000 ($27.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $738,000 ($47.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $182,000 ($11.68)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($2.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,356,000 ($279.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,771,000 ($242.03)
    Highways: $641,000 ($41.14)
    Other: $18,000 ($1.16)
  • Tax - Property: $8,798,000 ($564.66)
    Other License: $1,096,000 ($70.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,083,000 ($69.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($1.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,020,000 ($643.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000 ($539.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,285,000 ($531.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,665,000 ($427.76)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $339,000 ($21.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,826,000 ($1336.63)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in La Grange, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Pier 1 Imports1
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1Sprint Nextel1
Applebee's1Starbucks1
Bakers Square1Taco Bell1
Chipotle1Trader Joe's1
Cold Stone Creamery1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS5
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Vans1
New Balance1Walgreens1
Nike4YMCA1
Papa John's Pizza1

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)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of La Grange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.7mTotal length
  • 29,600Total average daily traffic
  • 2,104Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in La Grange)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in La Grange, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Grange)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-27 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 127AY , Serial Number: 27141, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Mark H Akerley, 225 N Spring Ave, La Grange, IL 60525
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46672 , Serial Number: 5887, Year manufactured: 1944
    Registrant (Individual): Fred W Scott, Rt 66 & Wolf Rd, La Grange, IL 60525
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88035 , Serial Number: 15652, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Corporation): La Grange Avia Co Inc, Stinson Arpt, La Grange, IL 60525
  • Aircraft: SCHLEICHER ASW-27 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 129JC , Serial Number: 27141, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Mark H Akerley, 225 N Spring Ave, La Grange, IL 60525
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76306 , Serial Number: 10720, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Corporation): La Grange Avia Co Inc, Stinson Arpt, La Grange, IL 60525
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/21/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$273,260117$311,599629$306,32219$170,8296$235,8851$272,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$363,61013$302,05139$330,1940$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$242,9507$310,229108$293,9895$60,5689$224,7740$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$288,71512$294,25957$303,3183$21,7733$273,3870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$129,6600$024$289,0971$248,3600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8195.00 , 8196.00, 8197.00, 8201.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$292,8494$339,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$242,2584$279,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$259,7001$218,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$379,9670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8195.00 , 8196.00, 8197.00, 8201.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Grange, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Grange, IL - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of fire incidents - 49 took place in 2017, and the least - 12 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in La Grange, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Grange, IL
    • 25755.9%Structure Fires
    • 13429.1%Outside Fires
    • 449.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 255.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Grange, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Grange, IL
  • 91.6%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Grange, IL
  • 68.1%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


La Grange compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

La Grange on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #70 (60526) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #78 (60526) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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