La Grange, Wyoming

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Population in 2014: 455 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.0%
Males: 217  (47.8%)
Females: 238  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  24.5 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 82221.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,103 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
La Grange:

$26,103
WY:

$59,882

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,058 (it was $8,056 in 2000)

La Grange town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,462 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
La Grange:

$86,462
WY:

$209,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $106,799; Detached houses: $126,701; Mobile homes: $18,702

Median gross rent in 2016: $511.

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  • Races in La Grange, WY (2010)

    La Grange races chart
    • 40790.8%White alone
    • 327.1%Hispanic
    • 40.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in La Grange: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.1%), Austrian (14.3%), English (12.8%), American (6.1%), Irish (4.6%), Finnish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 05/20/1938

Elevation: 4587 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,212 people per square mile   (low).

La Grange, Wyoming map

For population 25 years and over in La Grange:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 24.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Grange town:

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

45 residents are foreign born (6.0% Europe, 2.3% North America, 1.0% Latin America).

This town:

9.4%
Wyoming:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $463 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $691 (0.8%)

La Grange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheyenne, WY (47.5 miles , pop. 53,011).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (129.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (708.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hawk Springs, WY (3.4 miles) , Albin, WY (4.0 miles) , Goshen Hole, WY (4.3 miles ), Lyman, NE (4.5 miles ), Huntley, WY (4.5 miles) , Yoder, WY (4.5 miles) , Harrisburg, NE (4.8 miles) , Veteran, WY (5.0 miles) .

Latitude: 41.64 N, Longitude: 104.16 W

Area code: 307

La Grange household income distribution La Grange home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in La Grange, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Grange-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the La Grange town center killed 2 people and injured 29 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

La Grange-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 385.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from La Grange center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 516.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 392.3 miles away from La Grange center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 201.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Goshen County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Grange:

  • Laramie County Community College (about 49 miles; Cheyenne, WY; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of Wyoming (about 77 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 77 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 88 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 90 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 91 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Chadron State College (about 102 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)

Public elementary/middle school in La Grange:

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Notable location: Goshen County Fire District 8 - La Grange Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Goshen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 32.8%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 89.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.9%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported
143 people in college/university student housing in 2010
12 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
103 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Wyoming average:

9.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4031
Mainline Protestant1,1456
Evangelical Protestant1,03213
Other5032
None9,166-
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: 4
Goshen County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Goshen County:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Goshen County:

24.7%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Grange:

48.5%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.6%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
La Grange:

28.6
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Grange:

16.2%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Grange:

30.1%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Grange, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,950$23,4001$280
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$468
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$280
Water Supply 1$2,772$33,2640$0
Totals for Government 2$4,722$28,3327$1,028

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $59,000 ($129.67)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($48.35)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($28.57)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($6.59)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($6.59)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($6.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($4.40)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($4.40)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($2.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.20)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($248.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($46.15)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($15.38)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($2.20)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $46,000 ($101.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,000 ($19.78)
    All Other: $4,000 ($8.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($70.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($50.55)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($21.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($37.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $131,000 ($287.91)
    General Support: $97,000 ($213.19)
    Highways: $3,000 ($6.59)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($13.19)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $572,000 ($1257.14)

8.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($118,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

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 Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.76% ($35,833 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.53% ($24,080)
from Carbon County, WY  0.42% ($30,500)


8.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Scotts Bluff County, NE  0.72% ($33,118 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.68% ($22,469)
to Carbon County, WY  0.51% ($7,917)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Grange:

  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KNEB (960 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOLT (1320 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJJL (1370 AM; 10 kW; CHEYENNE, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKWY (1630 AM; 10 kW; FOX FARM, WY; Owner: CHRISTUS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Grange:

  • KREO (105.3 FM; PINE BLUFFS, WY; Owner: LARAMIE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKAW (107.3 FM; ALBIN, WY; Owner: TSB II, INC)
  • KOLT-FM (101.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOR (92.9 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOZY-FM (103.9 FM; GERING, NE; Owner: TRACY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCMI (96.9 FM; TERRYTOWN, NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KNEB-FM (94.1 FM; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: PANHANDLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERM (98.3 FM; TORRINGTON, WY; Owner: MT. RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Grange:

  • K23EU (Channel 31; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BROADAHL)
  • K33EM (Channel 33; COLUMBUS, ETC., NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K65GE (Channel 65; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KDUH-TV (Channel 4; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSTF (Channel 10; SCOTTSBLUFF, NE; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CHEYENNE, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Michael J Umano, 5514 State Hwy 151 Unit A (Lat: 41.641556 Lon: -104.139583), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Michael J Umano, 5514 State Hwy 151 Unit A (Lat: 41.641556 Lon: -104.139583), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7813191011, Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com
  • Us Hwy 85 And Bear Creek Road (Lat: 41.645556 Lon: -104.241389), Type: 202.1, Overall height: 201 m, Registrant: 8124236200, , 420 NW FIFTH STREET, SUITE 3B

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 202.8, Mp 202.8 (Lat: 41.651806 Lon: -104.174389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQOY938
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.740 MHz, 160.290 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 03/08/2022, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BEAR MOUNTAIN, WY, 5.7 Miles Wnw Of (Lat: 41.662361 Lon: -104.271583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 26.2 m, Call Sign: WQDW772
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 11/17/2025, Certifier: Alan S HinmanRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • LA GRANGE, 5514 State Hwy 151 Unit A (Lat: 41.641556 Lon: -104.139583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQUU247
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 10/14/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2024, Certifier: Thomas W BurnettRegistrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1220 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-6767, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA7ZLL, Licensee ID: L00321431, Grant Date: 02/02/2001, Expiration Date: 02/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/29/2012, Registrant: Shirley K Sanders, Box 127, La Grange, WY 82221
  • Call Sign: KB7RQS, Grant Date: 01/12/1993, Expiration Date: 01/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Registrant: Francis W Hamilton, Rt 77, La Grange, WY 82221
  • Call Sign: KC7HWS, Grant Date: 07/30/1999, Expiration Date: 07/30/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2011, Registrant: Steven M Sanders, Rt 77 Box 271, La Grange, WY 82221
  • Call Sign: N7JPV, Previous Call Sign: KB7BCH, Grant Date: 12/05/1989, Expiration Date: 12/05/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: Frank T Sanders Jr, Route 79, La Grange, WY 82221
  • Call Sign: N7KRU, Licensee ID: L01324448, Grant Date: 09/18/2007, Expiration Date: 12/17/2017, Certifier: Hazel M Sanders, Registrant: Hazel M Sanders, 4746 Hwy 151, La Grange, WY 82221
  • Call Sign: WA7Q, Licensee ID: L01208321, Grant Date: 10/31/2006, Expiration Date: 01/28/2017, Certifier: Thomas L Sanders, Registrant: Thomas L Sanders, 4746 Hwy 151, La Grange, WY 82221

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6591E , Serial Number: 17272041, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shirley K Sanders, 4578 Hy 151, La Grange, WY 82221, Other Owners: Daniel K Sanders

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Grange and their reported violations in the past:

LA GRANGE, TOWN OF (Population served: 334, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (3%)

La Grange compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

La Grange on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
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