LaGrange, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 30,452 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 
Males: 13,820  (45.4%)
Females: 16,632  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30240, 30241, 31833.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,982 (it was $29,719 in 2000)
LaGrange:

$27,982
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,045 (it was $16,640 in 2000)

LaGrange city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,976 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
LaGrange:

$109,976
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $163,842; Detached houses: $162,881; Townhouses or other attached units: $335,786; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $343,889; Mobile homes: $14,909

Median gross rent in 2012: $689.

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LaGrange races chart
  • Black alone - 14,160 (47.9%)
  • White alone - 12,783 (43.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,393 (4.7%)
  • Asian alone - 726 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 424 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 49 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 41 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in LaGrange: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (9.3%), English (8.1%), United States (7.5%), German (6.0%), Scottish (1.3%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 29.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,052 people per square mile   (low).

LaGrange,GA real estate house value index trend

LaGrange, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in LaGrange:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in LaGrange city:

  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1,936 residents are foreign born

This city:  6.4%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 207 registered sex offenders living in LaGrange, Georgia as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in LaGrange to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,334 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $773 (0.8%)

LaGrange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (38.2 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (61.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (626.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hillcrest, GA (2.5 miles ), Abbottsford, GA (3.0 miles ), Oak Grove, GA (3.3 miles ), Hogansville, GA (3.4 miles ), Standing Rock, AL (3.6 miles) , West Point, GA (3.7 miles ), Corinth, GA (3.8 miles ), Fredonia, AL (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 140 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2004: 121 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2005: 178 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2006: 206 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2007: 211 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $228,200
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $203,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 85.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,550 (+31.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,973 (63.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

LaGrange household income distribution LaGrange home values distribution

Crime rates in LaGrange by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0213121235043
per 100,000 0.07.53.711.23.77.23.57.210.617.50.013.39.9
Rapes 101310192492671712698
per 100,000 38.148.836.870.988.832.592.125.160.341.921.730.026.5
Robberies 48574752598370507073607165
per 100,000 182.9214.1172.9194.0218.4299.7247.9179.4248.3254.9216.5236.8215.1
Assaults 647181921069077598367665250
per 100,000 243.8266.7298.0343.2392.3324.9272.7211.7294.4234.0238.2173.5165.4
Burglaries 259320249294369379369375315398376451464
per 100,000 986.71201.9915.91096.71365.71368.41306.61345.71117.41390.01356.81504.41535.4
Thefts 1,5362,0291,8931,8381,7571,6851,3941,2151,2351,3001,2341,1931,247
per 100,000 5851.47620.76963.46856.26502.86083.74936.14360.04381.04540.14452.93979.64126.3
Auto thefts 5787911121771691151147281768974
per 100,000 217.1326.8334.7417.8655.1610.2407.2409.1255.4282.9274.2296.9244.9
Arson N/AN/A12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A8N/A16
per 100,000 N/AN/A44.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A27.9N/A3.319.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 449.2579.7511.5583.3623.0576.3524.8426.8471.1487.4419.9439.4425.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in LaGrange detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 98 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +379 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in LaGrange, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

LaGrange-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the LaGrange city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

LaGrange-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from LaGrange center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 200.6 miles away from LaGrange center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 168.9 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 Troup County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
LaGrange topographic map

Birthplace of: Howard Callaway - Politician and businessman, Dialleo Burks - Football player, Bubba Sparxxx - Rapper, J. Paul Austin - Business executive, Sam Olajubutu - Player of and football, Wynona Lipman - Politician, James M. Sprayberry - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Bruce Thornton - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Jan 31, 1980), Chips Moman - Record producer, James H. Daughdrill, Jr. - Educator.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in LaGrange: Hammett L., Jr. Bowen, James M . Sprayberry.

Hospitals in LaGrange:

  • ANGELS OF HOPE (1605 VERNON ROAD, SUITE 1000)
  • WEST GEORGIA HOSPICE (1510 VERNON ROAD)
  • WEST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1514 VERNON ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in LaGrange:

  • LAGRANGE DIALYSIS CLINIC (140 OLD MILL ROAD)
  • WEST GEORGIA DIALYSIS - LAGRANGE (140 GLENN BASS ROAD)

Home Health Centers in LaGrange:

  • WEST GEORGIA HOME CARE (120 GLENN BASS RD)

Nursing Homes in LaGrange:

  • BRIAN CENTER OF NURSING CARE LAGRANGE (PO BOX 280)
  • FLORENCE HAND HOME (200 MEDICAL DRIVE)
  • LAGRANGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (2111 WEST POINT ROAD)
  • NEGRO OLD FOLKS HOME INC (609 UNION ST)
  • ROYAL ELAINE ICF (1400 HOGANSVILLE RD)
  • TWIN FOUNTAINS HOME (1400 HOGANSVILLE ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in LaGrange:

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College/University in LaGrange:

  • LaGrange College (Full-time enrollment: 965; Location: 601 Broad Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lagrange.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to LaGrange:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 33 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 37 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 38 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • University of West Georgia (about 38 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Auburn University (about 41 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 46 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 4,168)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 47 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)

Private high schools in LaGrange:

  • LAGRANGE ACADEMY (Students: 256; Location: 1501 VERNON RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • DAWSON STREET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 200 N DAWSON ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WELCOME CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 15 IRIS DR; Grades: 1 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in LaGrange:

  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL AND KDGN (Students: 62; Location: 120 BROAD ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAGRANGE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 75 PATILLO RD; Grades: 1 - 8)

Library in LaGrange:

  • TROUP-HARRIS REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,308,405; Location: 115 ALFORD STREET; 167,634 books; 4,995 audio materials; 7,698 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 184 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • LaGrange College's new website is www.lagrange.edu. Their average full time enrollment for 2006-2007 was 1137
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Notable locations in LaGrange: American Legion Golf Club (A), La Grange Waterworks (B), Highlands Country Club (C), Callaway Center (D), Callaway Memorial Tower (E), Bellevue (F), William H Turner Hall (G), Smith Hall (H), Samuel C Dobbs Hall (I), Pitts Hall (J), Louise Anderson Manget Hall (K), La Grange Memorial Library (L), Lagrange Fire Department Station 3 (M), Lagrange Fire Department Station 2 (N), Coleman Library (O), William Banks Library (P), Troup County Jail (Q), Troup County Courthouse (R), La Grange City Hall (S), Lagrange Fire Department Station 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Georgia Commons Shopping Center (1), Lees Crossing Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in LaGrange include: Sunnyside Church (A), Whitesville Street Methodist Church (B), Warren Temple Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Ware Street Baptist Church (D), Ward Chapel (E), Valley Grove Baptist Church (F), Unity Methodist Church (G), Unity Baptist Church (H), United Congregational Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rogers Cemetery (1), South View Cemetery (2), Mount Beulah Cemetery (3), Newsom Cemetery (4), East View Cemetery (5), Shadowlawn Cemetery (6), Hill View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Newnan Development Lake North (A), Newnan Development Lake South (B), Newmans Pond (C), Hutchins Lake (D), Piney Woods Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in LaGrange include: Callaway Park (1), Unity Park (2), Broad Street Historic District (3), Granger Park (4), Ogletree Park (5), Sunny Point Recreation Area (6), Pepperell Park (7), Callaway Stadium (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Troup County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.4%
(23.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.4% for other race residents, 26.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in LaGrange in 2010:

  • 496 people in college/university student housing
  • 381 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 154 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 69 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in LaGrange in 2000:

  • 362 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 243 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 243 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

LaGrange compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in LaGrange, Georgia:

  • Days Inn Lagrange, 2606 Whitesville Rd, Lagrange, GA 30240 , Phone: (888) 525-8480, Fax: (706) 882-0156
  • Quality Inn, 110 Jameson Dr, Lagrange, GA 30241 , Phone: (706) 882-8700
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 107 Hoffman Dr, Lagrange, GA 30241 , Phone: (706) 885-9002, Fax: (706) 885-1977
  • Red Roof Inn, 1601 Lafayette Pkwy, Lagrange, GA 30241 , Phone: (706) 882-9540, Fax: (706) 882-3929
  • Laquinta Inn & Suites, 111 Hoffman Dr, Lagrange, GA 30241 , Phone: (706) 812-8000, Fax: (706) 812-8208
  • Best Western Lafayette Garden Inn, 1513 Lafayette Pkwy, Lagrange, GA 30240 , Phone: (706) 884-6175, Fax: (706) 884-1106
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Lagrange, 1512 Lafayette Pkwy, Lagrange, GA 30241 , Phone: (706) 882-7700, Fax: (706) 882-5228
  • Super 8, 29 Patillo Rd, Lagrange, GA 30241 , Phone: (706) 845-9093, Fax: (706) 884-1106
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in LaGrange, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

LaGrange travel time to work - commute LaGrange mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for LaGrange city (based on Troup County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.40%
Here: 52.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents57.8%20.6%4.3%4.0%2.6%
Congregations33.0%30.4%5.4%0.9%3.6%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.3%1.1%4.6%
Congregations7.1%1.8%0.9%1.8%15.2%
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: 14
Troup County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Troup County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Troup County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Troup County:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$52,352$52,3520$0
Other Government Administration 14$50,747$43,4970$0
Judicial and Legal 5$12,933$31,0390$0
Police Protection - Officers 78$405,693$62,4140$0
Police - Other 14$40,995$35,13915$13,934
Firefighters 56$225,262$48,2702$1,098
Fire - Other 1$3,800$45,6000$0
Correction 5$17,391$41,7380$0
Streets and Highways 20$65,403$39,2420$0
Health 4$10,522$31,5660$0
Solid Waste Management 42$158,067$45,1621$536
Sewerage 32$114,536$42,9510$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,166$37,9920$0
Water Supply 29$107,087$44,3120$0
Electric Power 17$74,015$52,2460$0
Gas Supply 10$44,018$52,8220$0
Other and Unallocable 65$260,699$48,1290$0
Totals for Government 405$1,646,686$48,79118$15,568

LaGrange government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $4,416,000 ($145.02)
    General Public Buildings: $1,990,000 ($65.35)
    Regular Highways: $1,199,000 ($39.37)
    Water Utilities: $942,000 ($30.93)
    Sewerage: $735,000 ($24.14)
    Electric Utilities: $732,000 ($24.04)
    General - Other: $444,000 ($14.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $32,350,000 ($1062.33)
    Gas Utilities: $21,916,000 ($719.69)
    Water Utilities: $6,526,000 ($214.30)
    Police Protection: $6,485,000 ($212.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,360,000 ($208.85)
    Sewerage: $4,351,000 ($142.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,398,000 ($111.59)
    General - Other: $2,114,000 ($69.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,815,000 ($59.60)
    Central Staff Services: $1,046,000 ($34.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $902,000 ($29.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $838,000 ($27.52)
    Financial Administration: $725,000 ($23.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $384,000 ($12.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $350,000 ($11.49)
    General Public Buildings: $214,000 ($7.03)
    Health - Other: $165,000 ($5.42)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $259,000 ($8.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $702,000 ($23.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $400,000 ($13.14)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($1.31)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000 ($0.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,248,000 ($73.82)
    General - Other: $1,356,000 ($44.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $430,000 ($14.12)
    Police Protection: $213,000 ($6.99)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($3.22)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($2.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($1.71)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($0.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($0.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.16)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.07)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,354,000 ($504.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $674,000 ($22.13)

LaGrange government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,089,000 ($232.79)
    Sewerage: $5,167,000 ($169.68)
    All Other: $2,670,000 ($87.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $84,000 ($2.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,429,000 ($145.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,745,000 ($57.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,298,000 ($42.62)
    Interest Earnings: $1,275,000 ($41.87)
    Rents: $831,000 ($27.29)
    Sale of Property: $300,000 ($9.85)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $37,639,000 ($1236.01)
    Gas Utilities: $24,066,000 ($790.29)
    Water Utilities: $7,750,000 ($254.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $105,000 ($3.45)
    Highways: $68,000 ($2.23)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $1,711,000 ($56.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $987,000 ($32.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $646,000 ($21.21)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $599,000 ($19.67)
    Other License: $265,000 ($8.70)
    Property: $41,000 ($1.35)

LaGrange government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,880,000 ($2196.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,232,000 ($2043.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,648,000 ($152.63)

LaGrange government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $121,000 ($3.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,608,000 ($1497.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $780,000 ($25.61)

6.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Georgia average:

9.45%

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 Chambers County, AL  0.72% ($26,006 average AGI)
from Coweta County, GA  0.56% ($30,836)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.38% ($23,736)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Georgia average:

9.32%

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 Chambers County, AL  0.60% ($23,978 average AGI)
to Coweta County, GA  0.53% ($35,261)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.43% ($23,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in LaGrange:

  • WLAG (1240 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC)
  • WTRP (620 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in LaGrange:

  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W212BL (90.3 FM; LAGRANGE, GA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around LaGrange:

  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of LaGrange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 114 meters (374ft)
Total costs: $2,870,000
Total average daily traffic: 180,976
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,501

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for LaGrange, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in LaGrange)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in LaGrange, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in LaGrange)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in LaGrange)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 209
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 34

Incident types - LaGrange

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for LaGrange, GA
Most common first names in LaGrange, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary46978.1 years
James41970.3 years
John33474.2 years
William32372.8 years
Willie28572.2 years
Robert21770.9 years
Annie18180.9 years
Charlie18172.8 years
George15372.1 years
Charles12267.8 years
Most common last names in LaGrange, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30575.7 years
Johnson16374.0 years
Williams16374.3 years
Jones13572.8 years
Brown13175.0 years
Davis12274.4 years
Harris9170.4 years
Freeman8776.2 years
Thompson8198.1 years
Allen7874.0 years
Businesses in LaGrange, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Baymont Inn1Nike2
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King3Penske2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A3Publix Super Markets1
Church's Chicken2Quiznos1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza3Sears1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block3T-Mobile3
Haworth1Taco Bell1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1UPS10
Home Depot1Vans1
Honda1Verizon Wireless2
Hyundai1Waffle House3
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Wingate1

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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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