La Grange, Tennessee

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La Grange is a town in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 136 at the 2000 census. The town is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as La Grange Historic District.



La Grange is located at 35°2′44″N 89°14′4″W / 35.04556°N 89.23444°W / 35.04556; -89.23444 (35.045629, -89.234349)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), all of it land.


According to the 2000 census[1], there were 136 people, 59 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 85.5 people per square mile (33.0 per square km). There were 69 housing units, at an average density of 43.4/sq mi (16.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.09% White, 12.50% African American, 0.74% Native American, 2.21% Asian, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.94% of the population.

There were 59 households out of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 1.5% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 38.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $53,214, and the median income for a family was $63,333. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $38,626. There were 2.2% of families and 4.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 3.2% of under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.

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