Population

Population Highlights of LaGrange County Number
Total Population in 2016
39,110
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
2016 39,110
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 2015 % of County
LaGrange
2,715
6.9%
Shipshewana
684
1.7%
Topeka
1,200
3.1%
Wolcottville*
480
1.2%*
*This place crosses county lines, so only population in tis county is shown.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Population Estimates by Age in 2015 Number % Distribution in County
0-4 years
3,817
9.8%
5-17 years
9,226
23.8%
18-24 years
3,402
8.8%
25-44 years
8,864
22.8%
45-64 years
8,502
21.9%
65 and older
4,998
12.9%
Median Age
31.5

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Population by Race or Hispanic Origin in 2015 Number % Distribution in County
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone
110
0.3%
Asian Alone
156
0.4%
Black Alone
191
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders Alone
4
0.0%
White Alone
38,037
98%
Two or More Race Groups
311
0.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)
Non-Hispanic or Latino
37,246
96%
Hispanic or Latino
1,563
4%
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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