La Salle is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,888 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Salle is the 202nd largest community in Michigan.
When you are in La Salle, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.06% of La Salle’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, La Salle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Salle who work in office and administrative support (11.86%), healthcare (9.17%), and sales jobs (6.45%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, La Salle is worth considering.
Being a small town, La Salle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, La Salle is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.01% of adults 25 and older in La Salle have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in La Salle in 2018 was $32,226, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,904 for a family of four. However, La Salle contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call La Salle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Salle residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in La Salle include German, French, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in La Salle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.