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La Grange is a city in Oldham County, in the Louisville metro area.

La Grange is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the country estate of the Marquis de Lafayette, French soldier who fought with American colonists during the Revolutionary War

The latitude of La Grange is 38.407N. The longitude is -85.378W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,865.


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Median household income
Local
$37,778
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Grange demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· D.W. Griffith, filmmaker
Historic sites and museums: Oldham County History Center

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16% of La Grange residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Grange ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Grange was $18,566, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of La Grange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in La Grange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $340.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $834.


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Newspapers in La Grange include Oldham Era

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Oldham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Grange political report.

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The average commute time for La Grange workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in La Grange include Best Western, Comfort Suites La Grange, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Louisville-Days Inn La Grange, Super 8.

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