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La Grange, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of La Grange had a population of 15,453 as of July 1, 2016. La Grange ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for La Grange is located at latitude 41.8072 and longitude -87.8741 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of La Grange (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The Village of La Grange (GNIS ID: 2398365) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of La Grange is located within Township of Lyons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Grange population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Grange: Hazel Glen, Kensington, Kensington Heights, Lagrange, Robbville, West Lyons.

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La Grange, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,453
Population in Households 15,195
Population in Familes 13,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density1 6,123
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 5,623
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 3,995
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,455 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,168 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $488,137
Average Home Value $531,481


Median Household Income $103,487
Average Household Income $144,282
Per Capita Income $53,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.04%
Households -0.08% -0.01%
Families -0.18% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

La Grange, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Grange to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 160 88th
Population Density1 # 25 98th
Diversity Index2 # 338 75th
Median Household Income # 55 96th
Per Capita Income # 39 97th

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