LaGrange, Ohio facts for kids
Roundabout at intersection in LaGrange
Location of LaGrange, Ohio
Location of LaGrange in Lorain County
|• Total||2.01 sq mi (5.21 km2)|
|• Land||2.01 sq mi (5.21 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||820 ft (250 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||2,099|
|• Density||1,046.3/sq mi (404.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1064961|
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.
LaGrange is located at (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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,103 people, 726 households, and 569 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,815 people, 618 households, and 501 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,031.9 people per square mile (398.2/km²). There were 648 housing units at an average density of 368.4 per square mile (142.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.19% White, 0.72% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.33% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.21% of the population.
There were 618 households out of which 45.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.25.
In the village, the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $50,750, and the median income for a family was $55,179. Males had a median income of $41,591 versus $26,302 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,465. About 3.6% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.
LaGrange's town square includes a tribute statue to the soldiers of the Civil War.
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