For population 25 years and over in La Crosse:
For population 15 years and over in La Crosse town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $778 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (63.4 miles , pop. 195,629).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (216.6 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (880.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Endicott, WA (3.5 miles ), Rock Lake, WA (4.3 miles) , Washtucna, WA (4.6 miles ), Starbuck, WA (4.9 miles) , St. John, WA (4.9 miles ), Colfax, WA (5.0 miles ), Lamont, WA (5.2 miles) , Pomeroy, WA (5.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.81 N, Longitude: 117.88 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+11.4%).
Work and jobs in La Crosse: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in La Crosse, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:La Crosse-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from La Crosse center
On 11/11/2001 at 16:00:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/25/2001 at 14:15:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from La Crosse center
On 6/17/2004 at 09:16:42, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 MD, Depth: 22.4 mi) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Whitman County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Local government website: www.geocities.com/townlacrosse
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Crosse:
Public high school in La Crosse:
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Public elementary/middle school in La Crosse:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
La Crosse compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for La Crosse town (based on Whitman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Crosse government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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La Crosse government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
13.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,185 average adjusted gross income)
1.43% of residents moved from foreign countries ($489 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
14.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,516 average adjusted gross income)
0.33% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3