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.

For more information, visit www.cityoflagrande.org/

Population
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Population

Population2000201020222027
La Grande12,39412,98613,20113,246

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-4909842864
5-9822823799
10-14699778753
15-191,080835834
20-241,4349931,101
25-291,0131,071971
30-347621,184894
35-396298221,024
40-44572682778
45-49713586676
50-54831587585
55-59866699595
60-64714836644
65-69475762792
70-74384642701
75-79339419556
80-84299286326
85+445354353
18+10,12210,34210,425
Median Age343637

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Population by Race

La Grande2022
Total13,201.000
White Alone83.030
Black Alone0.930
American Indian Alone1.040
Asian Alone1.140
Pacific Islander Alone3.340
Some Other Race2.060
Two or More Races8.470
Hispanic Origin6.360
Diversity Index38.500

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Growth Rate

La Grande2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households5,0705,3485,4825,497
Housing Units5,4245,7635,8855,892
Owner Occupied Units2,9142,944
Renter Occupied Units2,5682,554
Vacant Units403395

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Home Value

La Grande20222027
Median Home Value$218,412$225,742
Average Home Value$248,396$259,440
<$50,000242230
$50,000 - $99,999159149
$100,000 - $149,999240229
$150,000 - $199,999612587
$200,000 - $249,999554539
$250,000 - $299,999354349
$300,000 - $399,999397450
$400,000 - $499,999229257
$500,000 - $749,99985106
$1,000,000 +3541

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later131
2000-2009389
1990-1999718
1980-1989609
1970-19791,094
1960-1969379
1950-1959392
1940-1949303
1939 or Before1,726

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

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Income
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Income

La Grande20222027
Median Household$59,122$68,400
Average Household$81,622$91,494
Per Capita$33,743$37,795

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Household Income Base

La Grande2022
<$15,000541
$15,000 - $24,999467
$25,000 - $34,999588
$35,000 - $49,999739
$50,000 - $74,999894
$75,000 - $99,999928
$100,000 - $149,999755
$150,000 - $199,999321
$200,000+249

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+5,612
In-County Residents5,416
Out-of-County Residents189
Drive Alone3,920
Carpooled709
Public Transport0
Work at Home330
Less than 5 minutes634
5-9 minutes1,936
10-14 minutes1,590
15-19 minutes578
20-24 minutes76
25-29 minutes118
30-34 minutes80
35-39 minutes0
40-44 minutes31
45-59 minutes54
60-89 minutes42
90+ minutes143
Average Travel Time13

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees7,042
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt136
Mining0
Utilities13
Construction113
Manufacturing94
Wholesale Trade61
  
Retail Trade714
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers143
Furn & Home Furnish Str35
Electronics & Appl Store14
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip24
Food & Beverage Stores176
Health/Pers Care Stores92
Gasoline Stations49
Clothing/Accessory Store12
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music66
General Merchandise Str50
Misc Store Retailers48
Nonstore Retailers5
  
Transportation/Warehouse117
Information155
  
Finance & Insurance179
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn105
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv36
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other38
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing163
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv341
Legal Services34
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt77
Educational Services1,343
HealthCare/Social Assist1,381
Arts/Entertainment/Rec78
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs665
Accommodation76
Food Srv/Drinking Places589
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin313
Auto Repair/Maintenance58
Public Administration Emp1,063

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

Educational Attainment (25+)

La Grande2022
Some High School265
Graduated High School2,323
Associates Degree955
Bachelor's Degree1,716
Graduate Degree876

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses716
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus7
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus2
Construction Bus35
Manufacturing Bus9
Wholesale Trade Bus16
  
Retail Trade Bus105
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus9
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus8
Electronics & Appl Store Bus4
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus7
Food & Beverage Stores Bus14
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus15
Gasoline Stations Bus8
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus4
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus13
General Merchandise Str Bus3
Misc Store Retailers Bus18
Nonstore Retailers Bus2
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus8
Information Bus18
  
Finance & Insurance Bus41
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus17
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus12
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus12
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus37
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus51
Legal Services Bus8
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus15
Educational Services Bus18
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus78
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus12
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus64
Accommodation Bus14
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus50
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus92
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus16
Public Administration Bus71

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-15

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