La Crosse, Florida

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Population in 2013: 365 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +155.2%
Males: 170  (46.6%)
Females: 195  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip code: 32658

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,984 (it was $22,750 in 2000)
La Crosse:

$33,984
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,891 (it was $13,633 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $106,471 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
La Crosse:

$106,471
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,674; Detached houses: $143,611; Mobile homes: $57,143

Median gross rent in 2013: $734.

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  • Races in La Crosse, FL (2010)

    La Crosse races chart
    • 22261.7%White alone
    • 6518.1%Black alone
    • 5916.4%Hispanic
    • 113.1%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in La Crosse: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.7%), English (11.1%), Irish (8.5%), French (3.8%), West Indian (3.4%), Danish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 273 people per square mile   (very low).

La Crosse, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in La Crosse:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Crosse town:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

9 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This town:

4.1%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in La Crosse, Florida as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in La Crosse to the number of sex offenders is 183 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $585 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $760 (0.7%)

La Crosse satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (13.0 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (55.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (778.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Brooker, FL (2.3 miles ), Worthington Springs, FL (2.5 miles) , Alachua, FL (2.5 miles ), High Springs, FL (3.4 miles ), Lake Butler, FL (3.6 miles ), Gainesville, FL (3.6 miles ), Waldo, FL (3.8 miles ), Hampton, FL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 29.84 N, Longitude: 82.40 W

La Crosse household income distribution La Crosse home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (33%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (41%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (2%)

Average climate in La Crosse, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Crosse-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/25/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the La Crosse town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1978, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Crosse-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 278.6 miles away from La Crosse center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 249.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 229.6 miles away from La Crosse center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 259.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alachua County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Crosse topographic map

Birthplace of: Hewritt Dixon - Football running back.

Hospitals and medical centers near La Crosse:

  • MEDERI CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • GAINESVILLE 39TH AVENUE CLUSTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • UPREACH PAVILION (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • NORTH FLORIDA REHABILITATION AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GAINESVILLE, FL)

Amtrak stations near La Crosse:

  • 15 miles: GAINESVILLE (116 INDUSTRIAL BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 15 miles: WALDO (U.S. 301 & STATE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Santa Fe College (about 12 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 15 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 25 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 46 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • College of Central Florida (about 49 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 51 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 56 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)

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Notable location: La Crosse Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in La Crosse include: Bethel AME Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church (C), La Crosse Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Alachua County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.3. This is about average.

City:

66.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.04. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.04
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.6%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 96.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.3% of all households

La Crosse compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Florida average:

12.2

La Crosse travel time to work - commute La Crosse mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Crosse town (based on Alachua County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,845173
Catholic20,0046
Mainline Protestant18,36157
Other10,97434
Black Protestant5,42430
Orthodox2332
None144,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Alachua County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Alachua County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Alachua County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Alachua County:

24.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,586
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$375
Fire - Other 0$0 9$8,979
Totals for Government 0$0 16$10,940

9.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Alachua County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, FL  0.57% ($27,029 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.36% ($24,950)
from Broward County, FL  0.35% ($28,233)


10.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.36%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Alachua County:

0.15%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, FL  0.47% ($30,600 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.47% ($26,180)
to Duval County, FL  0.44% ($30,198)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Crosse:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJD (1390 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL)
  • WLUS (980 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGG (1230 AM; 1 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Crosse:

  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WBXY (99.5 FM; LA CROSSE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDT (92.5 FM; ALACHUA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING CORPORATION, L.L.)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRUF-FM (103.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WJLF (91.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKY-FM (97.3 FM; MICANOPY, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYKS (105.3 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: GILLEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W204BL (88.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WEAG-FM (106.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: DICKERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKTK (98.5 FM; CRYSTAL RIVER, FL; Owner: ENTERCOM GAINESVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXJZ (100.9 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNFB (94.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQLC (102.1 FM; WATERTOWN, FL; Owner: LOUIS D. BOLTON, II)
  • WTLG (88.3 FM; STARKE, FL; Owner: STARKE CHRISTIAN-EDUC. RADIO & T.V.)

TV broadcast stations around La Crosse:

  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WLUF-LP (Channel 10; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCJB-TV (Channel 20; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXG-CA (Channel 31; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYPN-CA (Channel 45; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOGX (Channel 51; OCALA, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W69AY (Channel 69; ALACHUA, ETC., FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TV SYSTEM, INC.)
  • W23AQ (Channel 23; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

La Crosse fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 1990 01:45 AM, Sr-235, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 3,301Total average daily traffic
  • 194Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,728Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KK4IMV, Licensee ID: L01703055
    Grant Date: 04/13/2012, Expiration Date: 04/13/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2012, Certifier: Randy L Caligiuri
    Registrant: Randy L Caligiuri, La Crosse, FL 32658
  • Call Sign: KK4AE, Previous Call Sign: KK4IMV, Licensee ID: L01703055
    Grant Date: 07/27/2012, Expiration Date: 07/27/2022, Certifier: Randy L Caligiuri
    Registrant: Randy L Caligiuri, La Crosse, FL 32658

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$39,8402$80,0502$76,055
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$32,9901$33,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$50,2052$50,825
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$55,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

La Crosse on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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