La Salle, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 9,796. Estimated population in 2021: 9,510 (-2.9% change)
Males: 4,864 (49.7%), Females: 4,932 (50.3%)

La Salle County

Zip code: 61301

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $32,491
Median house value: $72,300

Races in La Salle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (8.2%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.9%), Polish (19.7%), Irish (15.4%), Italian (11.9%), English (9.2%), United States (4.2%).

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Salle

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Salle city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

3.3% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Salle:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PERU, IL)
  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SPRING VALLEY, IL)
  • MENDOTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MENDOTA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Salle:

  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 49 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 58 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 62 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Salle:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY RGNL-WALTER A DUNCAN FIELD (about 5 miles; PERU, IL; Abbreviation: VYS)
  • GRANDPAS’ FARM MENDOTA (about 13 miles; MENDOTA, IL; Abbreviation: 0C7)
  • HARTENBOWER HECTARES (about 13 miles; LOSTANT, IL; Abbreviation: 2V3)
Amtrak station near La Salle:

  • 15 miles: MENDOTA (8TH ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
College/University in La Salle:

  • EDUCATORS OF BEAUTY (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 122 WRIGHT ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Salle:

  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
Public high school in La Salle:

  • LA SALLE-PERU TWP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,240; Location: 541 CHARTRES ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in La Salle:

  • LA SALLE PERU CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 200 24TH ST PO BOX 1043; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MIDWEST CATHERDRAL CHRISTIAN A (Students: 89; Location: 599 CANAAN DR POB 1128; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Salle:

  • NORTHWEST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 693; Location: 1735 MALCOLM AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LINCOLN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 1165 ST VINCENTS AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • DIMMICK COMM CONS SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 297 N 33RD RD; Grades: KG – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in La Salle:

  • ST PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 653 FOURTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LASALLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 1055 6TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

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