For population 25 years and over in La Grange:
For population 15 years and over in La Grange town:
3 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,536 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (42.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (460.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Grand Junction, TN (1.6 miles ), Saulsbury, TN (2.9 miles) , Moscow, TN (3.1 miles ), Hickory Valley, TN (3.1 miles) , Williston, TN (3.3 miles ), Hamilton, MS (3.7 miles ), Somerville, TN (3.9 miles ), Ashland, MS (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 89.23 W
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
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Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-17.6%).
Average climate in La Grange, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
La Grange-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the La Grange town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 17.8 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:La Grange-area historical earthquake activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from La Grange center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from La Grange center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Floods: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Daniel D. Stevens - Navy Medal of Honor recipient.
Hospitals/medical centers near La Grange:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Grange:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.5%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
La Grange compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for La Grange town (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Grange government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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La Grange government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,699 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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La Grange fatal accident list:
Feb 4, 2004 08:35 PM, Sr-57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1999 02:10 PM, Chestnutst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 1985 06:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 1, 1984 03:30 AM, S057010218, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 16, 1976 10:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 620
Total average daily truck traffic: 31