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

13,201

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

38.500

Housing & Income

Households

5,482

Total Housing Units

5,885


Owner Occupied

2,914

Renter Occupied

2,568

Vacant

403

Median Home Value

$218,412


Average Home Value

$248,396

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.29%

Income Projection

Median Household

$59,122 $68,400


Average Household

$81,622 $91,494


Per Capita

$33,743 $37,795

Workforce

Total Businesses

716

Total Employed

7,042

Workers 16+

5,612

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

78

Employed

1,381

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

18

Employed

1,343

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

71

Employed

1,063

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

105

Employed

714

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

64

Employed

665

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

50

Employed

589

Some
High School

265

Graduated
High School

2,323

Associates
Degree

955

Bachelor's
Degree

1,716

Graduate
Degree

876

Average Commute Time

13 min.



Resident Commuters

5,416

Non-Resident Commuters

189

Drive Alone

3,920

Carpooled

709

Public

0

Work At Home

330