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La Grande is a city in Union County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the river valley
The latitude of La Grande is 45.324N. The longitude is -118.086W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,776 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,282.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Grande demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97850 ZIP code.
20% of La Grande residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Grande ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Grande was $16,550, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of La Grande residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in La Grande, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $784.
Libraries in La Grande include La Grande Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in La Grande include La Grande Observer
TV stations in La Grande include KPOU, KTVR.
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Grande political report.
The average commute time for La Grande workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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