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Income/capita 33%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 17%
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IndexLa GrangeNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,957$26,779$29,829
Median household income$27,976$48,256$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,809$61,102$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,086$31,027$35,192
Median earnings male$25,294$32,737$36,919
Median earnings female$13,631$25,062$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%5.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.0%16.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in La Grange is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in La Grange is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in La Grange is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in La Grange is 21% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,648$27,976$55,952
      City
      $32,167$48,256$96,512
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      La Grange median earnings by income bracket

      La Grange employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.2%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.7%20.8%
      Public administration6.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services25.3%36.5%
      Other16.4%13.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Walnut Creek, NC936$120,568117.9%
      Jackson Heights, NC880$46,25016.4%
      Pikeville, NC809$40,80426.2%
      Brogden, NC2,292$38,22630.9%
      Hookerton, NC298$36,25034.5%
      La Grange, NC2,753$27,97649.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Little Flock, AR2,753$44,87618.9%
      Manchester, PA2,753$56,1481.5%
      Cajah's Mountain, NC2,752$41,60724.8%
      Hooverson Heights, WV2,752$51,6156.7%
      Macamic, QC2,752n/a 
      La Grange, NC2,753$27,97649.4%
      Source: The La Grange, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).