La Grange, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 2,454. Population change since 2000: +0.4%
Males: 1,273  (51.9%)
Females: 1,181  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53121, 54660.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,101 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
La Grange:

$66,101
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,177 (it was $26,798 in 2000)

La Grange town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $247,888 (it was $176,300 in 2000)
La Grange:

$247,888
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $341,683; Detached houses: $343,754; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $27,111; Mobile homes: $100,696
La Grange races chart
  • White alone - 2,339 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 80 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Grange: 186.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.9%), Irish (14.8%), English (11.3%), Polish (9.0%), Norwegian (7.8%), Italian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 945 feet

Land area: 34.3 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

La Grange,WI real estate house value index trend

La Grange, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in La Grange:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Grange town:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

25 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

La Grange town:  1.5% ($2,586)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

La Grange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukesha, WI (23.0 miles , pop. 64,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (36.3 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (79.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lauderdale Lakes, WI (1.1 miles ), Sugar Creek, WI (2.0 miles ), Palmyra, WI (2.5 miles ), Elkhorn, WI (2.8 miles ), Richmond, WI (2.9 miles ), Eagle, WI (2.9 miles ), East Troy, WI (3.0 miles ), Whitewater, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 88.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

La Grange household income distribution La Grange home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)

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

Average climate in La Grange, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Grange-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the La Grange town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the town center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Grange-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% 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 302.0 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 93.3 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 276.7 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 334.7 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 300.6 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 291.3 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 Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Grange topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near La Grange:

  • EAST TROY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAST TROY, WI)
  • KIWANIS MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAST TROY, WI)
  • HOLTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELKHORN, WI)
  • LUTH SOC SVC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORP (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • FAIRHAVEN CORPORATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 10 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Carroll University (about 24 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 26 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)
  • Marquette University (about 38 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 38 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 38 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • McHenry County College (about 39 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)

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Notable locations in La Grange: Ewings Landing (A), Lauderdale - LaGrange Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Round Prairie Cemetery (1), Heart Prairie Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pleasant Lake (A), Green Lake (B), Middle Lake (C), Mill Lake (D), Lake La Grange (E), Lauderdale Lakes (F), Lauderdale Lakes 12 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in La Grange: Young Prairie State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Walworth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.333. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.333
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.6%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

3.7%
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
39 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

La Grange compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Grange town (based on Walworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents57.1%11.0%6.0%5.3%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%16.3%11.3%7.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaOther
Adherents4.9%1.9%1.3%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.3%5.0%5.0%1.3%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Walworth County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Walworth County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walworth County:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.0%

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.57% ($39,840 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.49% ($38,941)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($40,416)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.62% ($27,966 average AGI)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.54% ($42,068)
to Rock County, WI  0.49% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Grange:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Grange:

  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Grange:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $217,000
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 200
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