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as seen from 29.8891° -96.8771°, La Grange, Texas, United
States. September 9, 2006. Photo:
(CC) Larry D. Moore
La Grange is a city in
Texas, near the
Colorado River. The population
was 4,478 at the
2000 census. The
2006 estimated population was
4,645. But a 2010 census estimated that the city had a
population of 4,923. La Grange is the
county seat of
Geography: La Grange is located at
United States Census Bureau,
the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 kmē), of
which 99.72% is land and 0.28% is water.
The average elevation of La Grange is 272
feet (83 meters) above sea level. The average annual temperature
is 69 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius).
Demographics: According to the
2000, there were 4,478 people,
1,792 households, and 1,146 families residing in the city. The
population density was 1,255.2
people per square mile (484.3 people per kmē). There were 2,067
housing units at an average density of 579.4 per square mile
(223.5 people per kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 74.27%
African American, 0.54%
Native American, 0.69%
Pacific Islander, 12.19% from
other races, and 1.92% from two
or more races.
Latino of any race were 20.81%
of the population.
Of the city's
1,792 households, 31.0% had children under the age of 18, 48.8%
married couples living
together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband
present, and 36.0% were non-families. Individuals made up 32.8%
of all households, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65
years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and
the average family size was 3.08.
In the city the population was spread out
with 25.3% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from
25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of
age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females
there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over,
there were 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the
city was $31,392, and the median income for a family was
$39,718. Males had a median income of $28,631 versus $21,023 for
per capita income for the city
was $15,288. About 9.2% of families and 13.4% of the population
were below the
poverty line, including 12.6%
of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.
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