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Population (year 2000): 51,818. Estimated population in July 2005: 50,287 (-3.0% change)
Males: 24,396 (47.1%), Females: 27,422 (52.9%)

La Crosse County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.1 years
Median household income: $31,103 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,100 (year 2000)

La Crosse, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Crosse:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.0%)
  • Other Asian (3.8%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (41.7%), Norwegian (20.4%), Irish (14.2%), English (5.6%), Polish (5.2%), French (3.5%).

New! Crosse, Wisconsin forum

Elevation: 669 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Crosse

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Crosse city

  • Never married: 43.1%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

3.2% Foreign born (2.4% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+0.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (136.2 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (279.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (3.3 miles Medary, Island, WI (3.7 miles French Crescent, MN La (5.0 miles WI (5.3 miles Onalaska, WI (5.8 miles Shelby, Valley, WI (7.6 miles Pleasant .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $165,000

Latitude: 43.81 N, Longitude: 91.23 W

Area code: 608


La Crosse, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (15.5%), Manufacturing (14.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,394 (+37.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 20,360 (78.1%)


 

Crime in La Crosse by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 0 3 1
    per 100,000 1.9 0.0 3.9 0.0 5.8 1.9
Rapes 5 17 11 14 15 15
    per 100,000 9.6 32.8 21.2 27.0 28.9 28.9
Robberies 27 23 25 26 18 26
    per 100,000 52.1 44.4 48.2 50.2 34.7 50.2
Assaults 37 58 61 74 68 78
    per 100,000 71.4 111.9 117.7 142.8 131.2 150.5
Burglaries 174 160 192 210 216 198
    per 100,000 335.8 308.8 370.5 405.3 416.8 382.1
Thefts 1,726 1,694 1,684 1,400 1,417 1,270
    per 100,000 3330.9 3269.1 3249.8 2701.8 2734.6 2450.9
Auto thefts 102 116 118 74 62 70
    per 100,000 196.8 223.9 227.7 142.8 119.6 135.1
208.2 219.1 224.5 202.3 202.2 194.3


Average climate in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Crosse-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the La Crosse city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1959, a category 3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Damian Miller - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers, born: Oct 13, 1969), Jarrod Washburn - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: Aug 13, 1974).


Main business address for: FIRST FEDERAL CAPITAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in La Crosse:
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR LACROSSE (700 WEST AVE SOUTH)
  • LA CROSSE LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (1910 SO AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Crosse:
  • VERNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 148 (about 30 miles; VIROQUA, WI)
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR SPARTA HOSP (about 32 miles; SPARTA, WI)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; WINONA, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Crosse:
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 4 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; ID: LSE)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 69 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; ID: VOK)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 74 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Crosse:
  • HOUSTON COUNTY (about 25 miles; CALEDONIA, MN; ID: CHU)
  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 30 miles; VIROQUA, WI; ID: Y51)
  • BLAIR (about 33 miles; BLAIR, WI; ID: 5E6)

Amtrak station:
LA CROSSE (601 ST. ANDREW ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 12 $45,810 $45,810 4 $6,279
Police Protection - Officers 92 $392,157 $51,150 0 $0
Police - Other 21 $51,819 $29,610 22 $6,569
Firefighters 91 $349,878 $46,137 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,555 $30,660 1 $1,180
Streets and Highways 57 $185,706 $39,096 1 $828
Airports 13 $44,603 $41,172 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,708 $44,496 0 $0
Sewerage 34 $105,012 $37,063 0 $0
Financial Administration 24 $86,711 $43,355 0 $0
Water Supply 32 $95,981 $35,992 0 $0
Transit 42 $133,606 $38,173 5 $1,388
Local Libraries 43 $140,844 $39,305 49 $38,486
Parks and Recreation 37 $112,520 $36,492 136 $57,672
Other and Unallocable 16 $52,733 $39,549 0 $0
Other Government Administration 21 $81,112 $46,349 16 $5,298
Totals for Government 537 $1,884,756 $42,117 234 $117,701


Colleges/Universities in La Crosse:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (Full-time enrollment: 8,669; Location: 1725 STATE ST; Public; Website: www.uwlax.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,973; Location: 304 6th. St. North; Public; Website: www.western.tec.wi.us)
  • VITERBO UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,967; Location: 815 9th St. South; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.viterbo.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SCIENTIFIC COLLEGE OF BEAUTY AND BARBERING (FT enrollment: 29; Location: 326 PEARL ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cosmetologycollege.com)
  • COLGAN AIR SERVICES (Location: 2709 FANTA REED RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near La Crosse:
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 33 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 50 miles; DECORAH, IA; FT enrollment: 2,566)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 63 miles; CALMAR, IA; FT enrollment: 2,393)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 69 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; FAYETTE, IA; FT enrollment: 3,173)
Public high schools in La Crosse:
  • CENTRAL HI (Students: 1,400; Location: 1801 LOSEY BLVD S; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LOGAN HI (Students: 1,009; Location: 1500 RANGER DR; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • LACROSSROADS CHARTER (Students: 68; Location: 1500 RANGER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WESTERN WI TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Students: 28; Location: 304 6TH ST N; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • LA CROSSE JUVENILE DETENTION (Students: 10; Location: 300 4TH ST N; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in La Crosse:
  • AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 315 SOUTH 11TH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 3615 SOUTH 28TH STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LEADERSHIP (Students: 17; Location: GRANDVIEW CENTER 1707 MAIN ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in La Crosse:
  • LONGFELLOW MID (Students: 637; Location: 1900 DENTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LOGAN MID (Students: 557; Location: 1450 AVON ST; Grades: 06 - 09)
  • HINTGEN EL (Students: 399; Location: 3505 28TH ST S; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTHERN BLUFFS EL (Students: 385; Location: 4010 SUNNYSIDE DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SPENCE EL (Students: 381; Location: 2150 BENNETT ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTH WOODS EL (Students: 339; Location: 2541 SABLEWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SUMMIT EL (Students: 328; Location: 1800 LAKESHORE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN MID (Students: 303; Location: 510 9TH ST S; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • STATE ROAD EL (Students: 252; Location: N1821 HAGEN RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EMERSON EL (Students: 241; Location: 2101 CAMPBELL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in La Crosse:
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 2404 KING STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • AQUINAS MIDDLE SCH (Students: 220; Location: 315 11TH ST S; Grades: 7 - 8)
  • ST THOMAS MORE SCHOOL - EARLY (Students: 218; Location: 2000 WESTON STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY TRINITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1417 SOUTH 13TH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST JOSEPH CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 1319 FERRY STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • FIRST EVANG LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 520 WEST AVENUE SOUTH; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 716 WINDSOR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MT. CALVARY-GRACE LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 126; Location: 1614 PARK AVE.; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 3710 EAST AVENUE SOUTH; Grades: KG - 6)
  • IMMANUEL LUTH. SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 806 ST. PAUL ST.; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in La Crosse:
  • LA CROSSE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,680,954; Location: 800 MAIN ST.; 228,428 books; 16,047 audio materials; 6,762 video materials; 775 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in La Crosse: Goosetown Monument (A), Walsh Golf Center (B), Veterans Memorial Monument (C), Hillview Golf Course (D), La Crosse Country Club (E), Waterworks Building (F), Cartwright Center (G), Angell Hall (H), Saint Francis Home (I), Reuter Hall (J), Wing Communications Center (K), Sanford Hall (L), Wisconsin Regional Arts Center (M), Salzar Square (N), Hoeschler Tower (O), Freight House (P), McDonald Terrace (Q), Baird Hall (R), Trowbridge Hall (S), Damiano House (T).

Shopping Centers: Jackson Plaza Shopping Center (1), Menard Plaza Shopping Center (2), Valley View Mall Shopping Center (3), Valley Square Shopping Center (4), Bridgeview Plaza Shopping Center (5), Shelby Mall Shopping Center (6).

Churches in La Crosse include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Wesley United Methodist Church (C), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (D), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Grace New Life Assembly Church (F), Viterbo Catholic Campus Ministry (G), Asbury United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Gate of Heaven Cemetery (1), Campbell Cemetery (2), Oehler Cemetery (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4), Woodlawn Cemetery (5), Gable Cemetery (6).

La Crosse River Marsh (A).

Rivers: Crosse River, La (A), Black River (B).

Parks in La Crosse include: Veterans Memorial Stadium (1), Myrick Park (2), Hass Park (3), Growley Park (4), Central High School Athletic Fields (5), Tower Park (6), Hickey Park (7), Powell Park (8), Hixon Forest Park (9).

Beaches: Black River Public Beach (A), Pettibone Beach (B).

Post office: (A).  


La Crosse compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in La Crosse:
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLFN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKBH (1570 AM; 1 kW; HOLMEN, WI)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Crosse:
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQCC (106.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • WKBH-FM (100.1 FM; WEST SALEM, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WLXR-FM (104.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY B/CASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K270AG (101.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • K222AG (92.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: RAY A. KNUDSON)
  • K201BW (88.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, ETC., MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W299AC (107.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around La Crosse:
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • W67CH (Channel 67; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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