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La Salle is a city in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.

The community was named for the French explorer who sailed down the Illinois River in 1679

The latitude of La Salle is 41.333N. The longitude is -89.091W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 571 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,596.


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Median household income
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$32,491
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Salle demographic reports
La Salle is on the Illinois River
Prospered with the opening of the Illinois and Michigan Canal in 1848

Longtime center for production of zinc

Nearby parks & recreation: Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail, Starved Rock State Park , Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo Rock State Park
Historic sites and museums: Hegeler Carus Mansion
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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23% of La Salle residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Salle ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Salle was $19,099, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of La Salle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in La Salle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $339.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.


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Libraries in La Salle include LaSalle Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in La Salle include La Salle News Tribune

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WNIW.

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

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The average commute time for La Salle workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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