For population 25 years and over in La Grange:
For population 15 years and over in La Grange city:
485 residents are foreign born (9.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,203 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: College Station, TX (58.5 miles , pop. 67,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (58.8 miles , pop. 656,562).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (90.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Fayetteville, TX (3.5 miles ), Round Top, TX (3.9 miles) , Weimar, TX (3.9 miles ), Schulenburg, TX (4.0 miles ), Smithville, TX (4.3 miles ), Giddings, TX (4.4 miles ), Carmine, TX (4.5 miles ), Flatonia, TX (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 29.91 N, Longitude: 96.88 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,087 (+24.3%)
Area code: 979
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in La Grange detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +366 (+8.9%).
Work and jobs in La Grange: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in La Grange, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
La Grange-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the La Grange city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1957, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:La Grange-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from La Grange 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Symank - College football player, Homer Bailey - Baseball player, Bruce Scholtz - Football player, Gabbie Nolen - Singer, Johnnie Johnson (American football) - College football player.
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Local government website: www.cityoflg.com
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.9%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Black residents, 36.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for La Grange (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,497 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:
6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,222 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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See more detailed statistics of La Grange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in La Grange)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in La Grange, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
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: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Grange)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in La Grange)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.