La Grange, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 15,759 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 7,676  (48.7%)
Females: 8,083  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60526.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $99,273 (it was $80,342 in 2000)
La Grange:

$99,273
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $47,664 (it was $34,887 in 2000)

La Grange village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $396,906 (it was $255,500 in 2000)
La Grange:

$396,906
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $442,495; Detached houses: $492,492; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,591; In 2-unit structures: $410,245; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $197,581; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,918

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,060.

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  • Races in La Grange, IL (2010)

    La Grange races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Grange: 105.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.2%), German (13.8%), Polish (8.2%), Italian (7.5%), English (5.9%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 6,281 people per square mile   (high).

La Grange,IL real estate house value index trend

La Grange, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in La Grange:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Grange village:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

1,215 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe, 3.0% Latin America).

This village:

7.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $9,860 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,142 (2.3%)

La Grange satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,178 (+13.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,174 (17.4%)

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

La Grange household income distribution La Grange home values distribution

Crime rates in La Grange by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.06.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11001104332
per 100,000 6.46.40.00.06.56.50.026.219.219.112.7
Robberies 77664227283
per 100,000 44.844.938.338.625.813.013.145.912.850.919.0
Assaults 88395646943
per 100,000 51.351.319.257.932.339.026.139.457.625.419.0
Burglaries 4646424730383667272422
per 100,000 294.7295.2268.4302.1193.8246.7235.2439.5172.8152.7139.5
Thefts 20320315215312813022914813588138
per 100,000 1,300.61,302.6971.2983.5826.8844.11,496.3970.9864.1559.9874.9
Auto thefts 881272574372
per 100,000 51.351.376.745.012.932.545.726.219.244.512.7
Arson 11200130200
per 100,000 6.46.412.80.00.06.519.60.012.80.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.9) 108.2108.481.189.482.072.391.4117.280.974.167.1

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Crime rate in La Grange detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 37 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,946 (-15.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in La Grange: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Grange, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 La Grange 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 the city 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 the city 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 La Grange 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Grange topographic map

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.

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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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.341. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.341
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0164. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0164
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
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

La Grange, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.4

La Grange travel time to work - commute La Grange mode of transportation to work chart

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

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

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.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

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%

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Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$20,065$60,1950$0
Other Government Administration 4$33,442$100,3262$562
Police Protection - Officers 26$183,383$84,6386$4,813
Police - Other 11$48,613$53,0320$0
Firefighters 19$139,602$88,1700$0
Fire - Other 1$4,393$52,7160$0
Streets and Highways 11$70,038$76,4050$0
Health 1$5,962$71,5440$0
Sewerage 2$13,915$83,4900$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$10,702$64,2121$1,827
Natural Resources 1$7,277$87,3240$0
Water Supply 10$60,194$72,2330$0
Local Libraries 16$58,806$44,10526$27,294
Other and Unallocable 7$26,645$45,67712$8,358
Totals for Government 115$683,037$71,27347$42,854

La Grange government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,631,000 ($103.50)
    General: $1,613,000 ($102.35)
    Water Utilities: $154,000 ($9.77)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,561,000 ($225.97)
    Police Protection: $2,406,000 ($152.67)
    Water Utilities: $2,122,000 ($134.65)
    Fire Protection: $1,464,000 ($92.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,174,000 ($74.50)
    General Public Buildings: $1,077,000 ($68.34)
    Libraries: $993,000 ($63.01)
    Central Staff Services: $484,000 ($30.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $455,000 ($28.87)
    Parking Facilities: $375,000 ($23.80)
    Financial Administration: $332,000 ($21.07)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($10.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $11,557,000 ($733.36)
    Benefit Payments: $1,373,000 ($87.12)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $273,000 ($17.32)
    Withdrawals: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $778,000 ($49.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $676,000 ($42.90)
    Fire Protection: $228,000 ($14.47)
    Police Protection: $178,000 ($11.30)
    Central Staff: $126,000 ($8.00)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($1.08)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,599,000 ($418.74)

La Grange government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $632,000 ($40.10)
    Sewerage: $385,000 ($24.43)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $484,000 ($30.71)
    Local Employee Contribution: $238,000 ($15.10)
    Interest Revenue: $69,000 ($4.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,908,000 ($247.99)
    Interest Earnings: $581,000 ($36.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,776,000 ($176.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,309,000 ($146.52)
    Highways: $510,000 ($32.36)
    Public Welfare: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Tax - Property: $6,266,000 ($397.61)
    Public Utilities: $1,007,000 ($63.90)
    NEC: $643,000 ($40.80)

La Grange government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,295,000 ($716.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,675,000 ($106.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,315,000 ($591.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $305,000 ($19.35)

La Grange government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,671,000 ($106.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $8,237,000 ($522.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,392,000 ($1040.17)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $269,000 ($17.07)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of La Grange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 49m161ftTotal length
  • 55,900Total average daily traffic
  • 4,200Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Mark H Akerley, 225 N Spring Ave, La Grange, IL 60525
  • Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 148DP , Serial Number: 11015C, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Kristen C Henke, 420 W Burlington Ave Unit 205, La Grange, IL 60525
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44180 , Serial Number: 9980, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1986
    Registrant (Individual): John P Reardon, 115 S Brainard 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: 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
  • 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

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 79
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - La Grange

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Grange, IL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

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.
  • House age 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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