La Grande

The City of La Grande is the economic, educational, recreational, and cultural hub for eastern Oregon, with a family oriented, small-town character. La Grande is the county seat of Union County and has a population of over 13,000. It has a vibrant business district, healthcare system and lots of parks and recreation. La Grande also includes a historic commercial district listed on the National Register of Historic Places

La Grande lies east of the Blue Mountains and southeast of Pendleton. Interstate 84 is the main freeway past La Grande. It links La Grande with other nearby cities in the area (Pendleton, Baker City), as well as other regionally important cities, including Ontario and Umatilla, Boise, Idaho, and Spokane and the Tri-Cities area of Washington.La Grande is a crew change point on the Huntington and La Grande subdivisions of the Union Pacific Railroadand is also the junction of the Idaho Northern and Pacific Railroad's 20-mile (32 km) short line to Elgin. You can also reach La Grande using the La Grande/Union County Airport.

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La Grande

Population

Total Population

13,495

Population
Growth Rate

0.38%

Median Age

35

Diversity Index

29.900

Housing & Income

Households

5,544

Total Housing Units

5,989


Owner Occupied

2,899

Renter Occupied

2,645

Vacant

445

Median Home Value

$152,660


Average Home Value

$178,888

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.33%


Per Capita Income

3.05%

Income Projection

Median Household

$39,341 $43,946


Average Household

$57,300 $67,043


Per Capita

$24,237 $28,161

Workforce

Total Businesses

707

Total Employed

7,530

Workers 16+

6,024

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

2

Employed

11

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

13

Construction

Businesses

36

Employed

185

Manufacturing

Businesses

13

Employed

405

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

17

Employed

85

Some
High School

350

Graduated
High School

2,174

Associates
Degree

801

Bachelor's
Degree

1,549

Graduate
Degree

959

Average Commute Time

13 min.



Resident Commuters

5,745

Non-Resident Commuters

178

Drive Alone

4,351

Carpooled

502

Public

34

Work At Home

213


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