La Crosse, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 51,834 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 
Males: 25,024  (48.3%)
Females: 26,810  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

29.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54601.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,511 (it was $31,103 in 2000)
La Crosse:

$44,511
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,488 (it was $17,650 in 2000)

La Crosse city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,461 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
La Crosse:

$141,461
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,648; detached houses: $167,463; townhouses or other attached units: $147,065; in 2-unit structures: $131,306; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $637,085; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,149; mobile homes: $27,014

Median gross rent in 2017: $766.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Crosse: 99.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.2%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 49.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for American Indian residents, 51.7% for other race residents, 35.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in La Crosse, WI (2017)
    • 45,94588.0%White alone
    • 2,5114.8%Asian alone
    • 1,2872.5%Hispanic
    • 1,1832.3%Two or more races
    • 9511.8%Black alone
    • 1770.3%American Indian alone
    • 770.1%Other race alone

Races in La Crosse detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 210 registered sex offenders living in La Crosse, Wisconsin as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Crosse is 249 to 1.


Crime rates in La Crosse by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(7.7)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(31.4)
27
(53.5)
15
(30.0)
16
(31.6)
24
(47.3)
23
(44.9)
18
(34.9)
21
(40.5)
20
(38.7)
20
(38.8)
20
(37.9)
32
(61.0)
29
(55.5)
41
(79.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(39.3)
25
(49.5)
22
(44.0)
32
(63.3)
31
(61.0)
34
(66.4)
25
(48.5)
38
(73.3)
29
(56.0)
28
(54.3)
15
(28.5)
23
(43.8)
35
(67.0)
22
(42.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
62
(121.7)
120
(237.8)
126
(251.8)
157
(310.5)
133
(261.9)
97
(189.5)
122
(236.7)
91
(175.5)
57
(110.2)
54
(104.7)
65
(123.3)
75
(142.9)
76
(145.5)
81
(156.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
213
(418.1)
270
(535.0)
305
(609.6)
308
(609.1)
349
(687.1)
336
(656.5)
313
(607.2)
404
(779.2)
305
(589.5)
224
(434.4)
327
(620.3)
319
(607.6)
365
(698.8)
260
(501.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,348
(2,646)
1,585
(3,140)
1,475
(2,948)
1,495
(2,956)
1,412
(2,780)
1,309
(2,557)
1,435
(2,784)
1,501
(2,895)
1,200
(2,319)
1,258
(2,440)
1,734
(3,289)
1,905
(3,629)
1,746
(3,343)
1,600
(3,083)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(129.6)
83
(164.5)
87
(173.9)
88
(174.0)
76
(149.6)
78
(152.4)
75
(145.5)
49
(94.5)
43
(83.1)
40
(77.6)
54
(102.4)
66
(125.7)
56
(107.2)
64
(123.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(11.8)
6
(11.9)
6
(12.0)
8
(15.8)
12
(23.6)
5
(9.8)
3
(5.8)
2
(3.9)
2
(3.9)
9
(17.5)
4
(7.6)
6
(11.4)
5
(9.6)
3
(5.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)210.6281.4266.0285.2283.7258.1255.3282.8214.3202.5250.5292.0284.8279.2

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City-data.com crime index in La Crosse, WI

Crime rate in La Crosse detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 116 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (34.8%), Norwegian (14.7%), Irish (5.3%), American (3.9%), Polish (3.5%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1856

Elevation: 669 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,574 people per square mile   (average).

La Crosse, Wisconsin map

1,640 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia).

This city:

3.1%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,379 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,114 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (105.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (226.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

French Island, WI (1.8 miles ),
Campbell, WI (1.9 miles ),
Shelby, WI (1.9 miles ),
La Crescent, MN (1.9 miles ),
Medary, WI (2.0 miles ),
Onalaska, WI (2.3 miles ),
Barre, WI (2.6 miles ),
Hokah, MN (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.81 N, Longitude: 91.23 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): God's Country

Daytime population change due to commuting: +19,436 (+37.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,921 (66.9%)

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in La Crosse, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Crosse, WI in 2017
La Crosse satellite photo by USGS

La Crosse tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $232,800
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2017: 27 buildings, average cost: $185,400
Number of permits per 10,000 La Crosse, WI residents
Average permit cost in La Crosse, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in La Crosse, WI
Historical housing units in La Crosse, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in La Crosse, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in La Crosse, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Crosse, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 52.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 5.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

La Crosse-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1980, a category F3 (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 F3 tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Crosse-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 268.8 miles away from La Crosse center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 409.7 miles away from La Crosse center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from La Crosse center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 386.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from La Crosse center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.8 miles away from La Crosse 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 La Crosse County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Crosse topographic map

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

Hospitals in La Crosse:

  • GUNDERSEN LUTH MED CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1910 SOUTH AVE)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN HOSPICE PROG 528 (811 MONITOR STREET)
  • MAYO CLINIC HLTH SYSTEM- FRANCISCAN MED CTR, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 700 WEST AVENUE SOUTH)

Nursing Homes in La Crosse:

  • BETHANY RIVERSIDE (2575 S 7TH ST)
  • BETHANY ST JOSEPH CARE CTR (2501 SHELBY RD)
  • HILLVIEW HEALTH CARE CTR (3501 PARK LANE DR)
  • ST FRANCIS HOME (620 SOUTH 11TH ST)
  • ST JOSEPHS REHAB CTR (2902 E AVENUE SOUTH)

Dialysis Facilities in La Crosse:

  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - LA CROSSE (1900 SOUTH AVE)

Home Health Centers in La Crosse:

  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MC HHS (212 S 11TH ST)
  • LA CROSSE CTY HLTH DEPT (300 N 4TH ST)
  • LUTHERAN HOSPITAL-LA CROSSE HHA (2438 STATE ROAD)
  • RESCARE HOME CARE WISCONSIN, INC (1802 STATE RD 16)

Airports and heliports located in La Crosse:

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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.

Colleges/Universities in La Crosse:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (Full-time enrollment: 9,837; Location: 1725 State St; Public; Website: www.uwlax.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Western Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 3,377; Location: 400 Seventh St. North; Public; Website: www.westerntc.edu)
  • Viterbo University (Full-time enrollment: 2,848; Location: 900 Viterbo Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.viterbo.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near La Crosse:

  • Winona State University (about 27 miles; Winona, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 29 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Luther College (about 45 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 55 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 70 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 70 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)

Public high schools in La Crosse:

  • CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,136, Location: 1801 LOSEY BLVD S, Grades: 9-12)
  • LOGAN HIGH (Students: 890, Location: 1500 RANGER DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • LACROSSROADS CHARTER (Students: 70, Location: 1801 LOSEY BLVD S, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • 7 RIVERS COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 807 EAST AVE S, Grades: 9-10, Charter school)

Private high schools in La Crosse:

  • AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 353, Location: 315 11TH ST S, Grades: 9-12)
  • PROVIDENCE ACADEMY (Students: 117, Location: 716 WINDSOR ST, Grades: PK-11)
  • FAMILY AND CHILDREN CENTERS ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION (Students: 45, Location: 1707 MAIN ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 3615 28TH ST S, Grades: 1-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in La Crosse:

Private elementary/middle schools in La Crosse:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 153, Location: 2404 KING ST, Grades: 3-6)
  • AQUINAS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 121, Location: 315 11TH ST S, Grades: UG-8)
  • FIRST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 520 WEST AVE S, Grades: PK-8)
  • THREE RIVERS WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 85, Location: 901 CALEDONIA ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 806 SAINT PAUL ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • MT CALVARY-GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 1614 PARK AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in La Crosse

Library in La Crosse:

  • LA CROSSE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,913,071; Location: 800 MAIN ST.; 215,054 books; 8,747 e-books; 28,663 audio materials; 19,038 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 621 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. John's United Church of Christ, www.stjohnslacrosse.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Crosse: Walsh Golf Center (A), Veterans Memorial Stadium (B), Veterans Memorial Monument (C), La Crosse Country Club (D), Hillview Golf Course (E), Goosetown Monument (F), Wisconsin Regional Arts Center (G), Wing Communications Center (H), Wiltich Hall (I), Will Ott House (J), Wilder Hall (K), Whitney Center (L), White Hall (M), Western Wisconsin Technical School Library (N), Wentz Hall (O), Waterworks Building (P), Trowbridge Hall (Q), Treacy House (R), Todd Wehr Memorial Library (S), Swarthout Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Valley View Mall Shopping Center (1), Valley Square Shopping Center (2), Shelby Mall Shopping Center (3), Menard Plaza Shopping Center (4), Jackson Plaza Shopping Center (5), Bridgeview Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in La Crosse: FIRST FEDERAL CAPITAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in La Crosse include: Asbury United Methodist Church (A), Bethany Evangelical Free Church (B), Bethel Lutheran Church (C), Bible Baptist Church (D), Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (E), Calvary Assembly of God Church (F), Central Christian Church (G), Christ Episcopal Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Campbell Cemetery (1), Gable Cemetery (2), Gate of Heaven Cemetery (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4), Oehler Cemetery (5), Woodlawn Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: La Crosse River Marsh (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: La Crosse River (A), Black River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in La Crosse include: Copeland Park (1), Houska Park (2), Myrick Park (3), Pettibone Park (4), Red Cloud Park (5), Central High School Athletic Fields (6), Goose Green Park (7), Grandad Bluff Park (8), Growley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Pettibone Beach (A), Black River Public Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hixon House (Museums; 429 7th Street North) (1), Hixon House - for Tours (Museums; 429 7th Street North) (2), Franciscan Skemp Healthcare - Medical Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 700 West Avenue South) (3), Kroker George F MD (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 615 10th Street South) (4), Allergy Associates of LA Crosse Limited (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 615 10th Street South) (5), Fun City USA Indoors (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1501 Saint Andrew Street) (6), LA Crosse Convention & Visitors Bureau (410 Veterans Memorial Drive) (7), Mike's Musical Service (128 3rd Street South) (8), Onalaska Tourism Commission (800 Oak Forest Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Grandstay Residential Suites (525 Front Street North) (1), Guest House Motel (810 4th Street South) (2), EXEL Inn (2150 Rose Street) (3), Eagle Bluff Plaza Apartments (2344 State Road 16) (4), Econo Lodge (1906 Rose Street) (5), Hampton Inn La Crosse (2110 Rose Street) (6), Courtyard La Crosse (500 Front Street) (7), Stevermers (N3080 State Road 16) (8), Best Western Midway Hotel (1835 Rose Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: County Of La Crosse - Clerk Of Courts- Judge Michael J Mulroy Br 2- Courts & Court Serv (400 4th Street North) (1), County of LA Crosse - Courts & Court Services- Mediation & Family Court Sev (400 4th Street North) (2), County Of La Crosse - District Attorney- Courts & Court Services (333 Vine Street) (3), County Of La Crosse - Clerk Of Courts- Courts & Court Services (333 Vine Street) (4), County Of La Crosse - Family Court Commissioner- Courts & Court Serv (333 Vine Street) (5), County Of La Crosse - Clerk Of Courts- Judge John J Perlich Br 4- Courts & Court Serv (400 4th Street North) (6), County Of La Crosse - Clerk Of Courts- Judge Dennis G Montabon Br 3- Courts & Court Serv (400 4th Street North) (7), County Of La Crosse - Clerk Of Courts- Judge Dale Pasell Br 5- Courts & Court Serv (400 4th Street North) (8), Kohl Herb Us Senator (425 State Rm 202) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: James Cameron (activist) - Non-fiction writer, Dan Kapanke - Wisconsin State Senator, Barbara Flynn Currie - Politician, Don Iverson - Professional golfer, Ed Konetchy - Baseball player, George Gund (philanthropist) - Banker, Damian Miller - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers, born: Oct 13, 1969), Danielle Trussoni - Memoirist, David Ackert - Film actor, Jarrod Washburn - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Los Angeles Angels, born: Aug 13, 1974).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Crosse and their reported violations in the past:

LA CROSSE WATERWORKS (Address: 400 LA CROSSE ST , Population served: 53,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2006)
OLIVET LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
EDGEWOOD MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 326 WEST AVENUE NORTH , Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
SYLS PLACE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2011), St Other (SEP-20-2011)
COULEE MANOR TRAILER PARK (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-15-2013)
PETTIBONE PARK ARTESIAN WELL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
LAX CO GOOSE IS PK SHELTER 1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2006)
GOLDEN VALLEY MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Other (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-14-2008 to JUN-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUN-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in La Crosse that have no violations reported:

  • LA CROSSE MOBILE HOMES INC (Population served: 351, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKY HARBOUR CENTER (Population served: 275, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETTIBONE PARK BEACH BATHHOUSE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAX CO GOOSE IS PK PARK OFFICE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTH LANES BOWLING & PIZZA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WI DOT WAYSIDE 3 RICHWOOD (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RED PINES RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAX CO SWARTHOUT LAKESIDE PK SHELTER WELL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAX CO VETERANS MEM PK ARTESIAN (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAX CO GOOSE IS ARTESIAN WELL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in La Crosse in 2010:

  • 3,487 people in college/university student housing
  • 540 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 196 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 87 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 65 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 4 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in La Crosse in 2000:

  • 3,327 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 633 people in nursing homes
  • 265 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 243 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 107 people in religious group quarters
  • 59 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Arena or stadium:
  • La Crosse Center. Capacity: 8,000.

Banks with most branches in La Crosse (2011 data):

  • Associated Bank, National Association: Lacrosse Shelby Quillins Branch, Lacrosse State Rd Branch, Lacrosse Bridgeview Branch, Lacrosse Village Branch, Lacrosse Downtown Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: La Crosse - Rose Branch, La Crosse Branch, La Crosse - Highway 16 Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • River Bank: La Crosse Branch at 4401 Mormon Coulee Road, branch established on 1993/09/01; La Crosse Branch at 1232 Rose Street, branch established on 2004/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $421.9 mil, Deposits: $366.6 mil, headquarters in Stoddard, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: River Holding Company
  • State Bank Financial: Drive-In/Walk-up Facility at Fifth And State Streets, branch established on 1978/11/21; at 401 Main Street, branch established on 1858/07/26. Info updated 2008/01/03: Bank assets: $332.1 mil, Deposits: $260.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank of La Crosse: La Crosse Branch at 620 Main Street, branch established on 2005/08/16; Citizens State Bank Of La Crosse at 620 Main Street, branch established on 1907/12/09. Info updated 2011/08/26: Bank assets: $112.0 mil, Deposits: $95.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Clayton Bankshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: La Crosse Branch at 201 Main Street, Suite 100, branch established on 1965/05/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The First National Bank of Bangor: St. Joseph's Ridge Branch at Route 1, branch established on 1977/07/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.7 mil, Deposits: $160.8 mil, headquarters in Bangor, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bosshard Banco, Ltd.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: La Crosse Branch at 305 Fifth Avenue South, branch established on 1876/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Park Bank: La Crosse Branch at 700 State Street, branch established on 1991/07/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.5 mil, Deposits: $36.6 mil, headquarters in Holmen, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Golden Oak Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in La Crosse:

Marital status in La Crosse, WI
  • Never married: 54.1%
  • Now married: 30.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in La Crosse:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Crosse
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Crosse, WI (based on La Crosse County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,20012
Mainline Protestant20,74633
Evangelical Protestant16,84856
Other1,4989
Orthodox1001
None47,246-
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: 17
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
La Crosse County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
This county:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Crosse County:

12.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
La Crosse:

52.0%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Crosse:

10.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.0%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

60.4%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Crosse, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 93$558,735$72,0950$0
Firefighters 92$499,275$65,1230$0
Other and Unallocable 48$248,248$62,06257$28,075
Transit 43$183,048$51,0833$5,713
Local Libraries 41$183,157$53,60730$46,721
Streets and Highways 38$156,847$49,5312$2,562
Financial Administration 29$133,978$55,4392$3,005
Sewerage 26$104,045$48,0210$0
Water Supply 25$112,592$54,0441$2,462
Police - Other 16$54,890$41,16810$7,604
Parks and Recreation 15$68,698$54,95885$59,531
Other Government Administration 14$63,180$54,15426$5,527
Airports 12$58,692$58,6926$4,807
Judicial and Legal 7$37,727$64,6752$4,012
Fire - Other 1$3,786$45,4320$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 500$2,466,898$59,206224$170,019

La Crosse government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,348,000 ($83.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,394,000 ($65.48)
    General - Other: $3,181,000 ($61.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,608,000 ($50.31)
    Air Transportation: $266,000 ($5.13)
    Sewerage: $76,000 ($1.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($1.41)
    General Public Buildings: $67,000 ($1.29)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($0.87)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,553,000 ($242.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,401,000 ($219.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,066,000 ($194.20)
    Regular Highways: $8,815,000 ($170.06)
    Sewerage: $6,127,000 ($118.20)
    Libraries: $5,734,000 ($110.62)
    Transit Utilities: $5,509,000 ($106.28)
    Water Utilities: $5,065,000 ($97.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,884,000 ($74.93)
    Air Transportation: $3,621,000 ($69.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,320,000 ($44.76)
    Parking Facilities: $2,225,000 ($42.93)
    General - Other: $1,962,000 ($37.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,653,000 ($31.89)
    Financial Administration: $1,450,000 ($27.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $750,000 ($14.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $667,000 ($12.87)
    General Public Buildings: $580,000 ($11.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $429,000 ($8.28)
    Health - Other: $325,000 ($6.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,600,000 ($50.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $374,000 ($7.22)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($3.68)
    Other - General - Other: $96,000 ($1.85)
    Other - Police Protection: $65,000 ($1.25)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,000 ($1.22)
    Other - Sewerage: $37,000 ($0.71)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $35,000 ($0.68)
    Other - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.12)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.06)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $1,961,000 ($37.83)
    Financial Administration: $356,000 ($6.87)
    General - Other: $332,000 ($6.41)
    Air Transportation: $90,000 ($1.74)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($0.21)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($0.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $4,060,000 ($78.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,155,000 ($22.28)
    Central Staff Services: $1,126,000 ($21.72)
    Regular Highways: $335,000 ($6.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,332,000 ($623.76)

La Crosse government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,262,000 ($120.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,059,000 ($116.89)
    Air Transportation: $3,444,000 ($66.44)
    Regular Highways: $2,478,000 ($47.81)
    Parking Facilities: $1,700,000 ($32.80)
    Other: $738,000 ($14.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $341,000 ($6.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,558,000 ($49.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,377,000 ($26.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,002,000 ($38.62)
    Sewerage: $399,000 ($7.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,832,000 ($54.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,544,000 ($29.79)
    Sale of Property: $962,000 ($18.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $761,000 ($14.68)
    Interest Earnings: $546,000 ($10.53)
    Special Assessments: $343,000 ($6.62)
    Rents: $174,000 ($3.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,845,000 ($93.47)
    Transit Utilities: $845,000 ($16.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,194,000 ($254.54)
    Highways: $3,238,000 ($62.47)
    Other: $1,768,000 ($34.11)
    Transit Utilities: $1,673,000 ($32.28)
    Education: $1,050,000 ($20.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000 ($1.45)
  • Tax - Property: $42,024,000 ($810.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,708,000 ($32.95)
    Other License: $1,199,000 ($23.13)
    Other: $954,000 ($18.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $837,000 ($16.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000 ($0.02)

La Crosse government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,348,000 ($1434.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,067,000 ($1351.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,842,000 ($267.04)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,561,000 ($184.45)

La Crosse government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $301,000 ($5.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $149,656,000 ($2887.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,673,000 ($70.86)

5.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, WI  0.43% ($35,119 average AGI)
from Vernon County, WI  0.40% ($43,165)
from Trempealeau County, WI  0.28% ($41,594)


6.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monroe County, WI  0.44% ($36,177 average AGI)
to Vernon County, WI  0.41% ($47,699)
to Dane County, WI  0.38% ($39,422)
Businesses in La Crosse, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets10
AutoZone1Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Best Western1Menards1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance2
Burger King3Nike3
Curves1Nissan1
DHL1Pac Sun1
Dairy Queen2Panda Express1
Days Hotel1Payless1
Deb1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Pier 1 Imports1
Econo Lodge1Pizza Hut2
Express1Quiznos2
FedEx8RadioShack2
Foot Locker1Red Lobster1
Ford1Rue211
GNC2Sears2
GameStop1Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Subaru1
Goodwill2Subway5
Gymboree1Super 81
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Hardee's1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul3
Hot Topic1U.S. Cellular1
Howard Johnson1UPS13
Hyundai1Vans3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens4
Justice1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Kmart1Wet Seal1
Kroger1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

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)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLXR-FM (104.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY B/CASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)

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.)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W67CH (Channel 67; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K62EV (Channel 62; WINONA, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K38CL (Channel 38; WINONA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of La Crosse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 1,188ft / 362mTotal length
  • $11,349,000Total costs
  • 496,607Total average daily traffic
  • 28,123Total average daily truck traffic
  • 704,029Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Crosse, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Crosse, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in La Crosse)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in La Crosse, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 170 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Crosse)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in La Crosse)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED113$111,720316$102,4771,084$113,76898$35,10329$612,370211$117,0375$37,534
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$97,3907$103,00053$109,7127$27,0860$06$80,2430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$97,80929$72,631190$107,62227$19,1092$504,31516$119,1466$20,765
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$97,73841$113,707241$118,4629$110,6081$79,69023$92,5191$11,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,7108$130,98643$117,9432$14,9050$04$83,6330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in La Crosse, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED85$115,703114$126,8680$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$98,69311$125,0790$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$112,8709$143,8301$112,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$134,1707$120,7610$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$123,3351$114,9400$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Crosse, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Crosse, WI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 116. The highest number of fire incidents - 180 took place in 2017, and the least - 12 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in La Crosse, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.1%), and Outside Fires (27.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Crosse, WI
    • 89245.1%Structure Fires
    • 53727.1%Outside Fires
    • 32816.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 22111.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Crosse, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in La Crosse, Wisconsin:

  • Radisson Hotel La Crosse, 200 Harborview Plz, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 , Phone: (608) 784-6680, Fax: (608) 782-6430
  • Super 8, 1625 Rose St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603 , Phone: (608) 781-8880, Fax: (608) 781-4366
  • Country Inn & Suites La Crosse, 2110 Rose St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603 , Phone: (608) 781-5100, Fax: (608) 781-3574
  • Econo Lodge, 1906 Rose St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603 , Phone: (608) 781-0200
  • Best Western Midway Hotel, 1835 Rose St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603 , Phone: (608) 781-7000, Fax: (608) 781-3195
  • Days Inn, 101 Sky Harbour Dr, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603 , Phone: (608) 783-1000, Fax: (608) 783-2948
  • Courtyard By Marriott - La Crosse, 500 Front St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 , Phone: (608) 782-1000
  • Howard Johnson, 2150 Rose St, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603 , Phone: (608) 781-0400, Fax: (608) 781-1216
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Most common first names in La Crosse, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John47176.5 years
Robert38871.7 years
William37876.1 years
Mary37679.4 years
George28077.3 years
Helen26380.2 years
Margaret23781.6 years
Joseph22478.4 years
Dorothy22079.4 years
James21472.4 years
Most common last names in La Crosse, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson25079.0 years
Olson15980.3 years
Miller15276.2 years
Smith12678.1 years
Hanson10276.6 years
Peterson10077.5 years
Anderson9580.3 years
Larson9478.1 years
Nelson8979.1 years
Erickson8873.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Crosse, WI
  • 82.2%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Electricity
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Crosse, WI
  • 54.8%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood


La Crosse compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

La Crosse on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 (54601) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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