Population

Population Highlights of LaGrange County Number
Total Population in 2014
38,436
Projected Population in 2020
39,237
Total Households (2013)
11,554
Median Age in 2014
31.2
Population Growth (2010 - 2014)
3.5%
Population Growth (1970 - 2014)
84.0%
Population within a 50 mile radius of LaGrange County (2014)
1,790,242
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

 

Population of County Number
2014
38,436
2010
37,128
2000
34,909
1990
29,477
1980
25,550
1970
20,890
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Cities and Towns in LaGrange County Population in 2014 % of County
LaGrange
2,691
7.0%
Shipshewana
677
1.8%
Topeka
1,190
3.1%
Wolcottville*
1,009
*
*Population for entire town is shown, this city or town crosses county lines.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Population Estimates by Age in 2014 Number % Distribution in County
0-14 years
10,823
28.2%
15-17 years
2,093
5.4%
18-24 years
3,455
9.0%
25-44 years
8,810
22.9%
45-64 years
8,397
21.8%
65-84 years
4,334
11.3%
85+ years
524
1.4%
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Population by Race or Hispanic Origin in 2010 Number % Distribution in County
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone
71
0.2%
Asian Alone
118
0.3%
Black Alone
117
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders Alone
2
0.0%
White Alone
35,874
96.6%
Two or More Race Groups
310
0.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)
Non-Hispanic or Latino
35,811
96.5%
Hispanic or Latino
1,317
3.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Language Spoken at Home: 2009-13 Number Percent
Population 5 years and over
33,730
100.0%
Speak only English 
20,235
60.0%
Speak a language other than English
13,495
40.0%
 

Speak a language other than English
13,495
40.0%
Spanish or Spanish Creole
983
2.9%
German
2,980
8.8%
Other West Germanic languages
9,473
28.1%
Other languages
59
0.2%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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