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Town of LaGrange sees top growth

The Town of LaGrange has the largest increase in population, based on estimated released by the U.S. Census Bureau, noting changes in population from the 2010 census through 2013.

The town of LaGrange saw an increase of 50 residents, the highest in the county and throughout Northeast Indiana. The U.S. Census Bureau put the town’s overall population in 2013 at 2,677.

Topeka had half as many move into its borders, the population rising by 25 to 1,178 in 2013.

Shipshewana saw its population go up by 18. As of 2013, the town had a population of 677, according to the numbers released.

Wolcottville also saw an increase in population, adding 11 people in the three years since the last census. The overall population for Wolcottville was listed at 1,008.

Around the area, Angola nearly equaled LaGrange, with a gain of 49 residents during that time period, for a total of 8,649. Auburn increased by 34 to 12,788.

Albion saw a decrease in its population, losing 39 residents. Ligonier lost 19.