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LaGrange County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 38,436 (8% urban, 92% rural); it was 34,909 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,527
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,857
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,137
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,214 (it was 2,088 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 380 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in LaGrange County: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.3%), Manufacturing (19.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in LaGrange County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 19,387  (50.4%)
Females: 19,049  (49.6%)
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LaGrange County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
LaGrange County:

3.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,122 ($42,848 in 1999)

This county:

$46122
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $495 (lower quartile is $409, upper quartile is $601)
This county:

$495
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $159,417 (it was $107,100 in 2000)
LaGrange:

$159,417
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,657 - $269,142
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,040
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $362

Institutionalized population: 183

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 123
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 102
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 215 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2001: 209 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2002: 157 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2003: 177 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2004: 187 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2005: 272 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2006: 232 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2007: 147 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2008: 104 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2009: 65 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2010: 72 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2011: 106 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2012: 122 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2013: 129 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2014: 121 buildings, average cost: $152,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,044 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $825 (0.6%)

LaGrange County household income distribution in 2009 LaGrange County home values distribution LaGrange County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.4%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.8% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.0% for other race residents, 39.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
LaGrange County:

16.5%
Indiana:

15.9%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.8% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 38.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 30 years old
(Males: 29 years old, Females: 31 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 31 years old, Black residents: 18 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 39 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in LaGrange County is $466 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $559 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lagrange, Topeka, Howe, Shipshewana.

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

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Neighboring counties: Colfax County, Nebraska , Garfield County, Nebraska , Monroe County, Michigan , Merrick County, Nebraska , Polk County, Nebraska , Valley County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 568
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 60.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 738 (18% naturalized citizens)

LaGrange County:

2.1%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 261
  • 1990 to 1994: 141
  • 1985 to 1989: 98
  • 1980 to 1984: 51
  • 1975 to 1979: 73
  • 1970 to 1974: 46
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1965 to 1969: 45

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.7%

LaGrange County marital status for males LaGrange County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,334
  • One, attached: 348
  • Two: 228
  • 3 or 4: 185
  • 5 to 9: 217
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 or more: 173
  • Mobile homes: 1,362
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in LaGrange County with a mortgage: 3,894 (334 second mortgage, 470 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,011

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for LaGrange County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,931121
Mainline Protestant2,60721
Catholic6772
Orthodox721
None15,841-
LaGrange County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
LaGrange County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
LaGrange County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
LaGrange County:

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
LaGrange County:

27.8%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in LaGrange County:

Average size of farms: 122 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,090
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $327.85
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $60,171
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.12%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,138
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 46 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.12%
Corn for grain: 52787 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2349 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 37408 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,370 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 39 acres

Earthquake activity:

LaGrange County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 256.3 miles away from LaGrange County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 250.6 miles away from the county 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 234.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from LaGrange County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IndianaSnow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3274): March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IndianaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3238): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IndianaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3162): January 24, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3162, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IndianaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3135): January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IndianaBlizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared (EM-3056): January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3056, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • IndianaSnowstorms, Incident Period: February 2, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3028): February 2, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3028, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • IndianaTORNADOES, Incident Period: April 4, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-423): April 4, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-423, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • IndianaTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-189): April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-189, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in LaGrange County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 6

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (69%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in LaGrange County (%):

  • German (32%)
  • United States or American (24%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Swiss (5%)
  • Pennsylvania German (5%)
  • Dutch (3%)

LaGrange County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,462 (60%)
  • Carpooled: 3,857 (25%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0%)
  • Taxi: 49 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 452 (3%)
  • Walked: 425 (3%)
  • Other means: 363 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,053 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

156 people in nursing homes
49 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in LaGrange County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 112 people in college/university student housing
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,598.

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.25% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($23,997 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($10,207 average AGI)
LaGrange County:

1.56%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Noble County, IN  0.96% ($30,667 average AGI)
from Elkhart County, IN  0.88% ($32,973)
from St. Joseph County, MI  0.47% ($24,705)
from Steuben County, IN  0.40% ($33,118)
from Allen County, IN  0.36% ($52,304)
from DeKalb County, IN  0.17% ($40,364)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.66% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($22,479 average AGI)
1.87% relocated to other states ($10,667 average AGI)
LaGrange County:

1.87%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Elkhart County, IN  1.06% ($36,715 average AGI)
to Noble County, IN  0.87% ($28,699)
to St. Joseph County, MI  0.52% ($27,328)
to Allen County, IN  0.47% ($49,230)
to Steuben County, IN  0.38% ($31,245)
to DeKalb County, IN  0.23% ($32,400)
to Marion County, IN  0.10% ($19,615)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 21.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.5

Births per 1000 population in LaGrange County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.6

Deaths per 1000 population in LaGrange County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in LaGrange County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in LaGrange County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in LaGrange County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,250 (3,636 aged, 614 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,635 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in LaGrange County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (250)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (235)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (230)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (160)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (146)
  • Congestive heart failure (105)
  • Unspecified dementia (98)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (95)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (86)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2976.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 136.930
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 16286.46

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1930.850
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 528.810
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.56

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37.97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.42

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,804
  • In family households: 33,842 (7,700 male householders, 1,406 female householders)
    7,843 spouses, 14,955 children (14,227 natural, 291 adopted, 437 stepchildren), 608 grandchildren, 226 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 249 other relatives, 502 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,962 (1,196 male householders (978 living alone)), 1,296 female householders (1,160 living alone)), 470 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 324 (183 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,680 2-persons, 1,531 3-persons, 1,396 4-persons, 934 5-persons, 609 6-persons, 956 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,138 1-person, 288 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

10,069 married couples with children.
1,174 single-parent households (390 men, 784 women).

68.3% of residents of LaGrange County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (27% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 35% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
28.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 34% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (18% speak English very well, 82% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $93,520,000 ($2561 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,493,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,552,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,879,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,548,000
Federal grants: $10,590,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,037,000 ($85,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,915,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $538,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,140,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,991,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,730
Here:

101 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,155
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +239
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -795
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in LaGrange County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.95 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 203
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,229
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,924
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,709
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,770
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,484
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,109
  • 1940 to 1949: 811
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,962
Rooms in houses/apartments in LaGrange County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 285
  • 4 rooms: 816
  • 5 rooms: 1,807
  • 6 rooms: 1,854
  • 7 rooms: 1,698
  • 8 rooms: 1,286
  • 9+ rooms: 1,347
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 105
  • 3 rooms: 321
  • 4 rooms: 488
  • 5 rooms: 424
  • 6 rooms: 312
  • 7 rooms: 174
  • 8 rooms: 136
  • 9+ rooms: 102
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in LaGrange County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 246
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,717
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,381
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,523
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,250
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 487
  • 2 bedrooms: 673
  • 3 bedrooms: 594
  • 4 bedrooms: 254
  • 5+ bedrooms: 52
Cars and other vehicles available in LaGrange County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,106
  • 1 vehicle: 1,466
  • 2 vehicles: 3,531
  • 3 vehicles: 1,332
  • 4 vehicles: 437
  • 5+ vehicles: 265
  • no vehicle: 456
  • 1 vehicle: 896
  • 2 vehicles: 557
  • 3 vehicles: 127
  • 4 vehicles: 49
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

64% of LaGrange County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Indiana.

LaGrange County:

63.6%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 25587
  • Northeast: 428
  • Midwest: 5638
  • South: 2006
  • West: 393

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $110,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in LaGrange County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.4%)
  • Wood (8.9%)
  • Coal or coke (6.4%)
  • Electricity (6.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.5%)
  • Utility gas (45.4%)
  • Electricity (21.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.5%)
  • Coal or coke (3.6%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,422
Here:

28.3%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

6.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 106
Here:

22.2%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

LaGrange County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $1,689,000
    General: $1,324,000
    Regular Highways: $420,000
    Central Staff Services: $192,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,144,000
    Regular Highways: $2,945,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,013,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,521,000
    General - Other: $1,311,000
    Police Protection: $1,138,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $740,000
    Financial Administration: $739,000
    Health Services - Other: $392,000
    Parks & Recreation: $291,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $283,000
    General Public Buildings: $268,000
    Sewerage: $185,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $233,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $983,000
    Libraries: $182,000
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare: $29,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $523,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
    Central Staff: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $35,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial: $2,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,850,000

LaGrange County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,063,000
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000
    All Other: $56,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $465,000
    All Other: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,755,000
    Interest Earnings: $616,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,952,000
    General Support: $1,170,000
    Public Welfare: $571,000
    All Other: $491,000
    Health & Hospitals: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,454,000
    Individual Income: $4,431,000
    NEC: $477,000
    Other Selective Sales: $287,000
    Public Utilities: $12,000

LaGrange County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,611,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $920,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,146,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $545,000

LaGrange County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,342,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $301,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 240
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 225
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 163
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 82
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 104
LaGrange County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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LaGrange County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in LaGrange County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7978.2 years
Robert7271.5 years
John6676.9 years
William5375.3 years
Charles4776.1 years
James3672.5 years
Ruth3480.5 years
Richard3368.0 years
Helen3382.6 years
Harry3076.6 years
Most common last names in LaGrange County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller12578.0 years
Yoder9179.8 years
Smith4678.7 years
Bontrager4475.8 years
Schrock3478.1 years
Hostetler3483.1 years
Troyer2779.8 years
Nelson2377.8 years
Eash2174.4 years
Lambright2077.4 years
Businesses in LaGrange County, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes2
H&R Block1Super 82
Hardee's2U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS1