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

Population2000201020202025
La Grande12,47313,09113,85114,201

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4937890922
5-9850859852
10-14709817802
15-191,0731,0361,066
20-241,4591,0441,158
25-291,0471,1351,045
30-347941,185972
35-396538391,034
40-44584683807
45-49716627683
50-54828618640
55-59829745632
60-64679852714
65-69464767830
70-74385633726
75-79342404572
80-84301299336
85+441417410
18+10,16110,83311,165
Median Age333536

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Population by Race

La Grande2020
Total13,851.000
White Alone88.370
Black Alone1.180
American Indian Alone1.360
Asian Alone1.790
Pacific Islander Alone2.110
Some Other Race1.770
Two or More Races3.410
Hispanic Origin5.780
Diversity Index30.300

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Growth Rate

La Grande2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%0%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households5,1135,3995,7675,922
Housing Units5,4525,7986,1766,333
Owner Occupied Units2,9022,975
Renter Occupied Units2,8662,947
Vacant Units409411

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Home Value

La Grande20202025
Median Home Value$197,076$213,711
Average Home Value$222,838$237,634
<$50,000278266
$50,000 - $99,999281257
$100,000 - $149,999409380
$150,000 - $199,999513451
$200,000 - $249,999475485
$250,000 - $299,999281319
$300,000 - $399,999441544
$400,000 - $499,999125155
$500,000 - $749,9995262
$1,000,000 +2528

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later135
2000-2009385
1990-1999651
1980-1989551
1970-19791,263
1960-1969516
1950-1959396
1940-1949334
1939 or Before1,729

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

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Income
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Income

La Grande20202025
Median Household$44,640$48,478
Average Household$63,213$70,398
Per Capita$26,196$29,194

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Household Income Base

La Grande2020
<$15,000997
$15,000 - $24,999634
$25,000 - $34,999660
$35,000 - $49,999833
$50,000 - $74,999963
$75,000 - $99,999875
$100,000 - $149,999444
$150,000 - $199,999145
$200,000+216

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+5,708
In-County Residents5,421
Out-of-County Residents232
Drive Alone4,156
Carpooled605
Public Transport23
Work at Home244
Less than 5 minutes689
5-9 minutes1,932
10-14 minutes1,382
15-19 minutes779
20-24 minutes167
25-29 minutes114
30-34 minutes119
35-39 minutes0
40-44 minutes35
45-59 minutes75
60-89 minutes87
90+ minutes85
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees7,158
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt24
Mining0
Utilities13
Construction158
Manufacturing100
Wholesale Trade116
  
Retail Trade819
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers113
Furn & Home Furnish Str33
Electronics & Appl Store16
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip25
Food & Beverage Stores166
Health/Pers Care Stores229
Gasoline Stations49
Clothing/Accessory Store9
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music66
General Merchandise Str57
Misc Store Retailers51
Nonstore Retailers5
  
Transportation/Warehouse221
Information188
  
Finance & Insurance160
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn87
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv27
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other46
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing162
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv305
Legal Services37
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt63
Educational Services1,340
HealthCare/Social Assist1,286
Arts/Entertainment/Rec60
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs673
Accommodation82
Food Srv/Drinking Places591
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin336
Auto Repair/Maintenance86
Public Administration Emp1,119

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

Educational Attainment (25+)

La Grande2020
Some High School370
Graduated High School2,299
Associates Degree860
Bachelor's Degree1,687
Graduate Degree935

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses666
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus3
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus2
Construction Bus34
Manufacturing Bus10
Wholesale Trade Bus15
  
Retail Trade Bus100
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus7
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus7
Electronics & Appl Store Bus4
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus7
Food & Beverage Stores Bus14
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus11
Gasoline Stations Bus8
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus3
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus13
General Merchandise Str Bus3
Misc Store Retailers Bus20
Nonstore Retailers Bus3
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus8
Information Bus23
  
Finance & Insurance Bus36
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus13
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus7
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus16
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus35
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus48
Legal Services Bus9
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus14
Educational Services Bus17
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus73
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus11
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus54
Accommodation Bus11
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus43
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus99
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus18
Public Administration Bus65

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-11

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