LaGrange, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 30,472 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.2%
 
Males: 14,531  (47.7%)
Females: 15,941  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30240, 30241, 31833.

LaGrange Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,620 (it was $29,719 in 2000)
LaGrange:

$30,620
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,981 (it was $16,640 in 2000)

LaGrange city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,995 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
LaGrange:

$141,995
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $192,597; detached houses: $187,749; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $298,023; mobile homes: $25,017

Median gross rent in 2017: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in LaGrange: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.7%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 54.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.0% for other race residents, 40.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in LaGrange, GA (2017)
    • 15,42749.6%Black alone
    • 12,16739.1%White alone
    • 1,8245.9%Hispanic
    • 9423.0%Asian alone
    • 7142.3%Two or more races
    • 1090.4%Other race alone
    • 80.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 317 registered sex offenders living in LaGrange, Georgia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in LaGrange is 98 to 1.


Crime rates in LaGrange by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.5)
2
(7.2)
3
(10.6)
5
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(13.3)
3
(9.9)
4
(13.0)
3
(9.8)
3
(9.7)
4
(12.9)
1
(3.2)
5
(16.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(32.5)
26
(92.1)
7
(25.1)
17
(60.3)
12
(41.9)
6
(21.7)
9
(30.0)
8
(26.5)
5
(16.3)
4
(13.0)
5
(16.2)
4
(12.9)
3
(9.7)
3
(9.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
83
(299.7)
70
(247.9)
50
(179.4)
70
(248.3)
73
(254.9)
60
(216.5)
71
(236.8)
65
(215.1)
43
(140.0)
55
(179.3)
63
(204.5)
63
(203.7)
52
(167.8)
42
(137.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
90
(324.9)
77
(272.7)
59
(211.7)
83
(294.4)
67
(234.0)
66
(238.2)
52
(173.5)
50
(165.4)
47
(153.0)
62
(202.1)
73
(236.9)
83
(268.3)
54
(174.3)
80
(261.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
379
(1,368)
369
(1,307)
375
(1,346)
315
(1,117)
398
(1,390)
376
(1,357)
451
(1,504)
464
(1,535)
346
(1,126)
367
(1,196)
349
(1,133)
289
(934.3)
258
(832.8)
149
(486.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,685
(6,084)
1,394
(4,936)
1,215
(4,360)
1,235
(4,381)
1,300
(4,540)
1,234
(4,453)
1,193
(3,980)
1,247
(4,126)
1,308
(4,257)
1,331
(4,338)
1,411
(4,579)
1,255
(4,057)
1,234
(3,983)
1,199
(3,917)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
169
(610.2)
115
(407.2)
114
(409.1)
72
(255.4)
81
(282.9)
76
(274.2)
89
(296.9)
74
(244.9)
80
(260.4)
72
(234.7)
83
(269.4)
87
(281.3)
71
(229.2)
60
(196.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A8
(27.9)
N/A1
(3.3)
6
(19.9)
6
(19.5)
1
(3.3)
3
(9.7)
5
(16.2)
4
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)583.3531.1431.9476.8493.3424.9444.7430.8381.6400.2425.2401.2335.4340.4

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City-data.com crime index in LaGrange, GA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 106 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (7.7%), English (3.6%), Irish (3.2%), German (2.4%), Scottish (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 29.0 square miles.

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

LaGrange, Georgia map

2,139 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This city:

7.0%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,359 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,314 (1.0%)

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)

Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 85.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,267 (+36.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,605 (63.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in LaGrange, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in LaGrange, GA in 2017
LaGrange satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 2016: 46 buildings, average cost: $289,700
  • 2017: 48 buildings, average cost: $211,000
Number of permits per 10,000 LaGrange, GA residents
Average permit cost in LaGrange, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Georgia:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +379 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in LaGrange, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.5%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in LaGrange, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

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 LaGrange 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 LaGrange 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 LaGrange 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
LaGrange topographic map

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)

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)

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)

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)

Public high schools in LaGrange:

  • LAGRANGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,294, Location: 516 N GREENWOOD ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • TROUP COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,266, Location: 1920 HAMILTON RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • BRADFIELD CENTER - AULT ACADEMY (Location: 1022 E DEPOT ST, Grades: 6-11)

Private high schools in LaGrange:

  • LAFAYETTE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 345, Location: 1904 HAMILTON RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • LAGRANGE ACADEMY (Students: 189, Location: 1501 VERNON RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • DAWSON STREET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 88, Location: 200 N DAWSON ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • SOUND DOCTRINE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 44, Location: 202 W BROOME ST, Grades: 1-12)
  • AULT ACADEMY (Students: 34, Location: 1022 E DEPOT ST, Grades: 6-11, Boys only)
  • WELCOME CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6, Location: 15 IRIS DR, Grades: 1-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in LaGrange:

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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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Points of interest:

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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

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.

Troup County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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

For population 15 years and over in LaGrange:

Marital status in LaGrange, GA
  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in LaGrange:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Georgia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for LaGrange, GA (based on Troup County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,37388
Mainline Protestant7,30842
Black Protestant2,1959
Catholic1,0641
Other3973
None30,707-
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: 14
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Georgia:

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

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
LaGrange:

44.1%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
LaGrange:

20.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
LaGrange:

12.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
LaGrange:

79.9%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of LaGrange, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 84$413,471$59,0671$611
Other and Unallocable 75$488,446$78,1511$1,523
Firefighters 54$233,310$51,8472$1,537
Solid Waste Management 41$170,863$50,0096$8,928
Sewerage 33$121,097$44,0350$0
Water Supply 32$129,323$48,4960$0
Streets and Highways 20$73,209$43,9250$0
Electric Power 17$76,641$54,1000$0
Police - Other 16$50,707$38,03016$13,529
Other Government Administration 13$38,619$35,6480$0
Financial Administration 12$58,922$58,9220$0
Gas Supply 8$39,521$59,2820$0
Judicial and Legal 6$16,874$33,7480$0
Correction 5$19,503$46,8070$0
Health 3$10,292$41,1680$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Fire - Other 1$4,619$55,4280$0
Totals for Government 421$1,948,765$55,54726$26,128

LaGrange government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $47,481,000 ($1558.18)
    Gas Utilities: $12,214,000 ($400.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,139,000 ($332.73)
    Water Utilities: $9,701,000 ($318.36)
    Police Protection: $9,696,000 ($318.19)
    Sewerage: $7,215,000 ($236.77)
    General - Other: $5,383,000 ($176.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,681,000 ($153.62)
    Regular Highways: $2,769,000 ($90.87)
    Central Staff Services: $1,976,000 ($64.85)
    Financial Administration: $1,447,000 ($47.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $953,000 ($31.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $698,000 ($22.91)
    Health - Other: $326,000 ($10.70)
    General Public Buildings: $187,000 ($6.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $183,000 ($6.01)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($1.31)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $239,000 ($7.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $793,000 ($26.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $186,000 ($6.10)
    Other - General - Other: $31,000 ($1.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $129,000 ($4.23)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($3.31)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($3.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($2.95)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($2.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $31,000 ($1.02)
    Health - Other: $22,000 ($0.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,672,000 ($678.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($3.45)

LaGrange government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,797,000 ($387.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,051,000 ($329.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,969,000 ($97.43)
    Other: $2,342,000 ($76.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,705,000 ($154.40)
    Other: $3,189,000 ($104.65)
    Gas Utilities: $1,183,000 ($38.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $896,000 ($29.40)
    Rents: $609,000 ($19.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $422,000 ($13.85)
    Interest Earnings: $223,000 ($7.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000 ($1.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $50,735,000 ($1664.97)
    Gas Utilities: $11,452,000 ($375.82)
    Water Utilities: $6,189,000 ($203.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $295,000 ($9.68)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,696,000 ($55.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,108,000 ($36.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $925,000 ($30.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $708,000 ($23.23)
    Property: $545,000 ($17.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $426,000 ($13.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $333,000 ($10.93)
    Other License: $152,000 ($4.99)
    Other: $141,000 ($4.63)

LaGrange government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,809,000 ($1175.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,075,000 ($691.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,267,000 ($566.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,771,000 ($90.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,533,000 ($83.13)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,473,000 ($81.16)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $297,000 ($9.75)

LaGrange government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,175,000 ($465.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,228,000 ($1845.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,018,000 ($131.86)

6.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coweta County, GA  0.63% ($34,623 average AGI)
from Chambers County, AL  0.60% ($30,493)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.50% ($24,370)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coweta County, GA  0.62% ($45,730 average AGI)
to Chambers County, AL  0.55% ($26,832)
to Meriwether County, GA  0.33% ($25,875)
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

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of LaGrange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 111Number of bridges
  • 1,552ft / 473mTotal length
  • $109,135,000Total costs
  • 1,105,130Total average daily traffic
  • 79,683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,297,160Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in LaGrange, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 531970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 246 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in LaGrange, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in LaGrange)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in LaGrange)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 307. The highest number of fire incidents - 532 took place in 2007, and the least - 74 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in LaGrange, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Structure Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in LaGrange, GA
    • 2,19342.0%Outside Fires
    • 1,79034.3%Structure Fires
    • 92917.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3085.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for LaGrange, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in LaGrange, Georgia:

  • Quality Inn, 110 Jameson Dr, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 882-8700
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 107 Hoffman Dr, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 885-9002, Fax: (706) 885-1977
  • Red Roof Inn, 1601 Lafayette Pkwy, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 882-9540, Fax: (706) 882-3929
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 111 Hoffman Dr, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 812-8000, Fax: (706) 812-8208
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Lagrange, 1512 Lafayette Pkwy, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 882-7700, Fax: (706) 882-5228
  • Super 8, 29 Patillo Rd, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 845-9093, Fax: (706) 884-1106
  • Hampton Inn Lagrange, 100 Willis Cir, Lagrange, Georgia 30240 , Phone: (706) 845-1115, Fax: (706) 845-8010
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 205 Cotton Rd, Lagrange, Georgia 30241 , Phone: (706) 298-4571, Fax: (706) 298-4578
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in LaGrange, Georgia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in LaGrange, GA
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in LaGrange, GA
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


LaGrange compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

LaGrange on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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