LaGrange County

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LaGrange County, Indiana

105 N Detroit St
LaGrange, IN 46761
Phone: (260) 499-6368
Fax: (260) 463-2187
www.lagrangecounty.com

On the northeastern border of IN, east of Elkhart; organized Feb 2, 1832 from unorganized territory in Elkhart County. Name Origin: For the country home near Paris of the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) who fought with the Americans during the Revolutionary War, from French 'the barn.'

Area (sq mi):: 386.72 (land 379.56; water 7.15) Population per square mile: 97.20
Population 2005: 36,875 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 18.40% Population 2000: 34,909 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,481; median household $42,848; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,562-$20,668
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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