La Grange, Texas

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Population in 2017: 4,680 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.5%
 
Males: 2,203  (47.1%)
Females: 2,477  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78945.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,550 (it was $31,392 in 2000)
La Grange:

$46,550
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,010 (it was $15,288 in 2000)

La Grange city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,541 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
La Grange:

$142,541
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $996.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Grange: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.1%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Black residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 40.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in La Grange, TX (2010)
    • 2,66057.3%White alone
    • 1,44531.1%Hispanic
    • 4379.4%Black alone
    • 511.1%Two or more races
    • 240.5%Asian alone
    • 130.3%Other race alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in La Grange, Texas as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Grange is 193 to 1.


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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
2
(42.8)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.0)
1
(21.4)
6
(126.9)
8
(170.2)
2
(42.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(21.5)
2
(42.1)
3
(64.3)
3
(64.0)
1
(21.1)
5
(105.2)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
3
(63.5)
2
(42.6)
3
(64.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(86.1)
2
(42.1)
3
(64.3)
6
(127.9)
2
(42.3)
1
(21.0)
4
(84.4)
4
(84.3)
3
(64.4)
11
(234.8)
16
(342.0)
21
(444.2)
19
(404.3)
16
(341.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(473.5)
45
(947.2)
18
(385.5)
25
(533.0)
8
(169.0)
11
(231.5)
18
(379.8)
12
(252.9)
15
(322.2)
20
(426.9)
17
(363.3)
18
(380.7)
16
(340.5)
25
(533.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(1,485)
45
(947.2)
48
(1,028)
57
(1,215)
39
(824.0)
44
(926.1)
46
(970.7)
37
(779.8)
36
(773.2)
52
(1,110)
66
(1,411)
53
(1,121)
95
(2,022)
86
(1,835)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(107.6)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.0)
2
(42.3)
2
(42.1)
5
(105.5)
2
(42.1)
7
(150.3)
2
(42.7)
4
(85.5)
2
(42.3)
4
(85.1)
4
(85.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
2
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)124.8143.8134.5152.963.092.497.175.4121.3175.9187.0284.3341.3239.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (11.6%), English (5.2%), Czech (4.7%), Irish (2.9%), American (2.8%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,312 people per square mile   (low).

La Grange, Texas map

568 residents are foreign born (9.3% Latin America).

This city:

11.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,390 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,573 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 29.91 N, Longitude: 96.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,380 (+48.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,128 (57.3%)

Area code: 979

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $152,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $21,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $370,000
Number of permits per 10,000 La Grange, TX residents
Average permit cost in La Grange, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in La Grange, TX
Historical housing units in La Grange, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +366 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in La Grange, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.1%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Utilities (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in La Grange, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Extraction workers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in La Grange, Texas

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La Grange, Texas 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 2018 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

La Grange-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 36% 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 below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 389.3 miles away from the city center
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 La Grange 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 the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Grange topographic map

Main business address for: TEXAS UNITED BANCSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in La Grange:

  • FAYETTE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 543 N JACKSON)
  • GUY HOUSE (169 GUY STREET)
  • INNER LIGHT HOSPICE (2520 VALENTINE ROAD)
  • MAIN STREET COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (520 N MAIN)
  • MONROE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (842 N MONROE)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF LA GRANGE (124 S WATER STREET)
  • SHADYLANE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (124 MEADOW LN)
  • ST MARKS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, ONE ST MARK'S PLACE)
  • CARE INN OF LA GRANGE (457 N MAIN ST)
  • MONUMENT REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (120 STATE LOOP 92)

Airports located in La Grange:

See details about airports located in La Grange, TX

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

  • Blinn College (about 33 miles; Brenham, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,959)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 55 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Austin Community College District (about 57 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 58 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 58 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 59 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 63 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)

Public high school in La Grange:

  • LA GRANGE H S (Students: 632, Location: 820 S VAIL, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Grange:

  • HERMES EL (Students: 597, Location: 631 E MILAM ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • LA GRANGE INT (Students: 365, Location: 192 S VAIL ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • LA GRANGE MIDDLE (Students: 311, Location: 650 E TRAVIS, Grades: 7-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in La Grange:

  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 154, Location: 545 E PEARL ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • REMNANT ACADEMY (Students: 55, Location: 2010 VON MINDEN RD, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in La Grange

Library in La Grange:

  • FAYETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,225; Location: 855 S JEFFERSON ST; 16,125 books; 830 audio materials; 1,046 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Fayette Memorial Hospital has shut its doors in favor of a new hospital in La Grange, called "St. Mark's Medical Center" located at: One St. Mark's Place La Grange, TX 78945 For more information, visit their website at http://www.stmarksmedicalcenter.org Thank you.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Grange: La Grange Magnetic Station (A), N W Faison Home and Museum (B), Fayette Heritage Museum and Archives (C), La Grange Volunteer Fire Department (D), Texas Forest Service - LaGrange Office (E), Air Evac 47 (F), Fayette County Emergency Medical Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in La Grange: TEXAS UNITED BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in La Grange: Saint James Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in La Grange include: Lester Park (1), Kruschel Park (2), Kruschel Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fayette County Fair Association (Fairgrounds).

Hotels: Brendan Manor (345 East Travis Street), Carter Motel (East Highway 71).

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.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Grange that have no violations reported:

  • LUTHERHILL CAMP (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in La Grange in 2010:

  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in La Grange in 2000:

  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in La Grange (2011 data):

  • Prosperity Bank: La Grange Colorado St Br at 202 West Colorado Street, branch established on 1909/01/01; Messenger Service at 202 West Colorado Street, branch established on 2006/08/15. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • Round Top State Bank: Lagrange Branch at 2010 W. Highway 71, branch established on 2000/09/05. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $354.9 mil, Deposits: $317.8 mil, headquarters in Round Top, TX, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Round Top Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fayette Savings Bank, SSB: Fayette Savings Bank, Ssb at 111 East Travis, branch established on 1976/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $84.3 mil, Deposits: $76.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Colorado Valley Bank,SSB: Colorado Valley Bank,ssb at 143 North Main, branch established on 1985/11/04. Info updated 2011/11/17: Bank assets: $29.8 mil, Deposits: $25.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: La Grange Bancshares, Incorporated
  • National Bank & Trust: at 141 West Colorado Street, branch established on 1888/07/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.0 mil, Deposits: $182.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: National Bank & Trust Employee Stock Ownership Plan With 401(K) Provisions

For population 15 years and over in La Grange:

Marital status in La Grange, TX
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in La Grange:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.7
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for La Grange, TX (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,55514
Evangelical Protestant4,83826
Mainline Protestant4,00420
Black Protestant3233
Other861
None5,748-
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
Fayette County:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fayette County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

8.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Fayette County:

10.69 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fayette County:

16.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
La Grange:

43.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
La Grange:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Grange:

21.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Grange:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
La Grange:

52.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Grange, TX 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
Electric Power 10$40,639$48,7670$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$43,652$52,3824$4,344
Parks and Recreation 7$20,755$35,58017$14,902
Other Government Administration 6$29,328$58,65611$3,472
Water Supply 4$13,861$41,5831$1,326
Financial Administration 3$14,982$59,9280$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,972$43,8881$2,429
Sewerage 2$6,672$40,0320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,542$30,5040$0
Local Libraries 1$3,454$41,4485$9,187
Judicial and Legal 1$3,011$36,1321$844
Other and Unallocable 1$3,023$36,2760$0
Totals for Government 49$192,891$47,23940$36,504

La Grange government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($84.19)
    General - Other: $217,000 ($46.37)
    Regular Highways: $200,000 ($42.74)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($7.69)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,267,000 ($1125.43)
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000 ($226.07)
    Police Protection: $974,000 ($208.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $871,000 ($186.11)
    Water Utilities: $607,000 ($129.70)
    Sewerage: $587,000 ($125.43)
    Libraries: $290,000 ($61.97)
    Regular Highways: $245,000 ($52.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($51.28)
    General - Other: $239,000 ($51.07)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($23.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000 ($10.47)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($3.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($5.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $147,000 ($31.41)
    Police Protection: $107,000 ($22.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,330,000 ($497.86)

La Grange government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $926,000 ($197.86)
    Sewerage: $818,000 ($174.79)
    Other: $226,000 ($48.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($7.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,145,000 ($244.66)
    Royalties: $873,000 ($186.54)
    Interest Earnings: $176,000 ($37.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($3.42)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,950,000 ($1271.37)
    Water Utilities: $952,000 ($203.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($53.42)
    Other: $88,000 ($18.80)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,529,000 ($326.71)
    Property: $494,000 ($105.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $353,000 ($75.43)
    Other License: $72,000 ($15.38)

La Grange government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,632,000 ($1630.77)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000,000 ($1495.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $941,000 ($201.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $309,000 ($66.03)

La Grange government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,009,000 ($1283.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,537,000 ($2037.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $212,000 ($45.30)
Businesses in La Grange, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Grange:

  • KVLG (1570 AM; 0 kW; LA GRANGE, TX; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Grange:

  • KBUK (104.9 FM; LA GRANGE, TX; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KNRG (92.3 FM; NEW ULM, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON TR/AS NEW ULM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KANJ (91.5 FM; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGSR (107.1 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • K216FD (91.1 FM; COLUMBUS, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KULM-FM (98.3 FM; COLUMBUS, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)

TV broadcast stations around La Grange:

  • KHPL-CA (Channel 32; La GRANGE, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KHPB-CA (Channel 16; BASTROP, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
La Grange fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of La Grange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 791ft / 241mTotal length
  • $101,000Total costs
  • 297,120Total average daily traffic
  • 36,156Total average daily truck traffic
  • 355,090Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Grange, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Grange, TX
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in La Grange)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in La Grange, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (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: 50 (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: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fires per year is 58. The highest number of reported fires - 123 took place in 2011, and the least - 6 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in La Grange, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.6%), and Structure Fires (17.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Grange, TX
    • 65566.6%Outside Fires
    • 17517.8%Structure Fires
    • 11912.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 343.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Grange, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in La Grange, Texas:

  • Hampton Inn, 1624 W State Hwy 71, La Grange, Texas 78945 , Phone: (979) 968-4900, Fax: (979) 968-4949
  • Best Western Plus, 600 E State Hwy 71 Byp, La Grange, Texas 78945 , Phone: (979) 968-6800
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in La Grange, Texas
Most common first names in La Grange, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9876.1 years
Mary8181.2 years
Frank5178.1 years
Annie5084.2 years
William4577.7 years
Robert4074.3 years
James3970.2 years
George3976.0 years
Charles3778.1 years
Henry3781.1 years
Most common last names in La Grange, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor2976.9 years
Brown2476.4 years
Lehmann2479.9 years
Janda2378.3 years
Pietsch2281.1 years
Schultz2174.8 years
Johnson2177.8 years
Smith2074.1 years
Williams1978.1 years
Zbranek1874.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Grange, TX
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 37.6%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Grange, TX
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 24.2%Utility gas


La Grange compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 25 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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