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La Grande, Washington - Basic Facts

The La Grande Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pierce County at latitude 46.8107 and longitude -122.2833. Pierce County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 948 feet.

The formal official name is the La Grande Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as La Grande, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for La Grande indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the La Grande Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Grande: LaGrande.

La Grande Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map


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La Grande, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 112
Population in Households 112
Population in Familes 89
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $210,714
Average Home Value $217,241


Median Household Income $52,769
Average Household Income $61,379
Per Capita Income $23,043
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.64% 0.88%
Households 0.49% 1.2%
Families 0.0% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


La Grande, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Grande to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 594 5th
Population Density1 # 611 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 427 32nd
Median Household Income # 314 50th
Per Capita Income # 411 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.