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Income/capita 37%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 12%
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IndexLagrangeIndianaNational
Income per capita$18,904$26,117$29,829
Median household income$41,144$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,357$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,189$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$34,944$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$17,401$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lagrange is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lagrange is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lagrange is 12% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lagrange is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,426$41,144$82,288
      City
      $33,618$50,433$100,866
      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.

      Lagrange median earnings by income bracket

      Lagrange employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector57.4%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.5%
      Wholesale & retail services3.4%12.1%
      Public administration5.1%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%0.7%
      Education, health & social services3.6%30.9%
      Other9.1%16.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Middlebury, IN3,512$62,28412.6%
      Rome City, IN1,146$49,77910.0%
      Topeka, IN1,010$49,37510.7%
      Millersburg, IN967$49,28610.9%
      Burr Oak, MI918$45,86517.1%
      Lagrange, IN2,783$41,14425.6%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hamburg, AR2,783$28,51248.5%
      Clarion, IA2,783$38,69430.1%
      Mount Vernon, KY2,783$21,10461.9%
      Saint-Gabriel, QC2,783n/a 
      Desert Hills, AZ2,782$38,43230.5%
      Lagrange, IN2,783$41,14425.6%
      Source: The Lagrange, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).