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LaGrange, Ohio
Village
Roundabout at intersection in LaGrange
Roundabout at intersection in LaGrange
Location of LaGrange, Ohio
Location of LaGrange, Ohio
Location of LaGrange in Lorain County
Location of LaGrange in Lorain County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Lorain
Township LaGrange
Government
 • Type Village council
Area
 • Total 1.91 sq mi (4.93 km2)
 • Land 1.90 sq mi (4.92 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,103
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,479
 • Density 1,304.05/sq mi (503.51/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44050
Area code(s) 440
FIPS code 39-41230
GNIS feature ID 1064961

LaGrange is a village in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,103 at the 2010 census.

The village derives its name from Château de la Grange-Bléneau, the French home of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, an officer in the American Revolutionary War.

Geography

LaGrange is located at 41°14′20″N 82°7′13″W / 41.23889°N 82.12028°W / 41.23889; -82.12028 (41.238903, -82.120371).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.01 square miles (5.21 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 511
1890 551 7.8%
1900 528 −4.2%
1910 467 −11.6%
1920 500 7.1%
1930 498 −0.4%
1940 546 9.6%
1950 712 30.4%
1960 1,007 41.4%
1970 1,074 6.7%
1980 1,258 17.1%
1990 1,199 −4.7%
2000 1,815 51.4%
2010 2,103 15.9%
2019 (est.) 2,479 17.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,103 people, 726 households, and 569 families living in the village. The population density was 1,046.3 inhabitants per square mile (404.0/km2). There were 789 housing units at an average density of 392.5 per square mile (151.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 726 households, of which 40.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.6% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 41.4 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Statue

LaGrange's town square includes a tribute statue to the soldiers of the Civil War.

Notable people

  • Dorothy Maguire - professional baseball player
  • Robert E. McKisson - Republican politician and former mayor of Cleveland, Ohio
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