La Farge, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 763 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 368  (48.4%)
Females: 395  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54639.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,876 (it was $23,083 in 2000)
La Farge:

$37,876
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,367 (it was $14,191 in 2000)

La Farge village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,521 (it was $44,100 in 2000)
La Farge:

$80,521
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $189,695; detached houses: $204,019; townhouses or other attached units: $182,483; in 2-unit structures: $134,294; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,198; mobile homes: $65,440

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Farge: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.8%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in La Farge, WI (2010)
    • 72396.9%White alone
    • 111.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.8%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in La Farge, Wisconsin as of September 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Farge is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in La Farge by year

Type

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(129.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(387.1)
1
(130.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(387.1)
2
(258.1)
1
(130.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(645.2)
7
(903.2)
3
(391.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(130.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(130.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)91.6131.661.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

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

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

1.31
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (29.8%), Norwegian (20.2%), Irish (16.3%), American (8.7%), English (3.2%), European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 797 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 734 people per square mile   (low).

La Farge, Wisconsin map

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,518 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,360 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (34.0 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (71.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (192.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stark, WI (1.4 miles ),
Viola, WI (2.2 miles ),
Whitestown, WI (2.6 miles ),
Bloom, WI (3.0 miles ),
Kickapoo, WI (3.1 miles ),
Ontario, WI (3.2 miles ),
Readstown, WI (3.3 miles ),
Yuba, WI (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 43.58 N, Longitude: 90.64 W

Area code: 608

Distribution of median household income in La Farge, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Farge, WI in 2017

La Farge satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $209,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 La Farge, WI residents
Average permit cost in La Farge, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in La Farge, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Food (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Private households (4.4%)
Most common occupations in La Farge, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)

Average climate in La Farge, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

La Farge, Wisconsin average temperatures La Farge, Wisconsin average precipitation La Farge, Wisconsin humidity La Farge, Wisconsin wind speed La Farge, Wisconsin snowfall La Farge, Wisconsin sunshine La Farge, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

La Farge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the La Farge village center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1957, a category F4 tornado 30.6 miles away from the village center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 382.4 miles away from La Farge center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.1 miles away from La Farge 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 358.7 miles away from La Farge center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 302.7 miles away from La Farge 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 142.2 miles away from La Farge center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 381.6 miles away from La Farge 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 Vernon County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Farge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near La Farge:

  • NORSELAND NUR HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WESTBY, WI)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - VIROQUA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL HHC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • VERNON MEM HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • BETHEL HOME AND SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VIROQUA, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS HLTH SVCS Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; HILLSBORO, WI)
  • ST JOSEPHS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HILLSBORO, WI)

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

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 34 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,837)
  • Viterbo University (about 35 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 35 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 59 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Winona State University (about 60 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Luther College (about 62 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 62 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)

Public high school in La Farge:

  • LA FARGE HIGH (Students: 76, Location: 301 W ADAMS ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in La Farge:

See full list of schools located in La Farge

Library in La Farge:

  • LAWTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,550; Location: 118 N. BIRD ST.; 10,335 books; 8,396 e-books; 3,778 audio materials; 1,312 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Farge: La Farge Area Emergency Medical Services (A), La Farge Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chapel Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: 272 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Plum Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Bernard B. Brown - Sound engineer.

Vernon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LA FARGE WATERWORKS (Population served: 780, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WEST LIMA CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-27-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2005)
ROCKTON BAR (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

56.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
27 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
17 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in La Farge (2011 data):

  • La Farge State Bank: at 119 Main St, branch established on 1921/03/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.6 mil, Deposits: $33.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Dairyland Bank Holding Corporation

For population 15 years and over in La Farge:

Marital status in La Farge, WI
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in La Farge:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,27626
Evangelical Protestant6,86450
Catholic3,0604
Other1153
None11,458-
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: 4
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Vernon County:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vernon County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Farge:

25.4%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Farge:

11.9%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Farge:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
La Farge:

33.4%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
La Farge:

51.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
La Farge:

73.9%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Farge, WI Residents
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
Electric Power 4$14,677$44,0310$0
Streets and Highways 2$38,482$230,8920$0
Local Libraries 1$16,023$192,2764$2,706
Financial Administration 1$21,808$261,6960$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$18,066$216,7920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$109,056$145,4084$2,706

La Farge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $169,000 ($221.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000 ($35.39)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($14.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($10.48)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $816,000 ($1069.46)
    General - Other: $257,000 ($336.83)
    Sewerage: $182,000 ($238.53)
    Water Utilities: $153,000 ($200.52)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($192.66)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($94.36)
    Libraries: $59,000 ($77.33)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($69.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($68.15)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($62.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($52.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($40.63)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($10.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($2.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($1.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($120.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $305,000 ($399.74)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($7.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $364,000 ($477.06)

La Farge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $132,000 ($173.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($27.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($13.11)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $551,000 ($722.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000 ($100.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $23,000 ($30.14)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($30.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($27.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($17.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($5.24)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($2.62)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $781,000 ($1023.59)
    Water Utilities: $63,000 ($82.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $320,000 ($419.40)
    Highways: $35,000 ($45.87)
    Other: $10,000 ($13.11)
  • Tax - Property: $206,000 ($269.99)
    Other: $4,000 ($5.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($3.93)

La Farge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,735,000 ($2273.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,710,000 ($2241.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($290.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000 ($258.19)

La Farge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $927,000 ($1214.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $227,000 ($297.51)

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.68% ($47,699 average AGI)
from Monroe County, WI  0.53% ($30,393)
from Crawford County, WI  0.40% ($38,239)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 La Crosse County, WI  1.65% ($43,165 average AGI)
to Monroe County, WI  0.52% ($34,542)
to Crawford County, WI  0.35% ($24,325)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Farge:

  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WVRQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Farge:

  • WVCX (98.9 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WVRQ-FM (102.3 FM; VIROQUA, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXYM (96.1 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOG (94.5 FM; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WRJC-FM (92.1 FM; MAUSTON, WI; Owner: WRJC, INCORPORATED)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WCOW-FM (97.1 FM; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRCO-FM (100.9 FM; RICHLAND CENTER, WI; Owner: FRUIT BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around La Farge:

  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

La Farge fatal accident list:

Dec 22, 2017 08:10 PM, Sr-131, Lat: 43.579350, Lon: -90.641381, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 6, 2005 08:13 PM, N State St, Lat: 43.578680, Lon: -90.636440, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.0mTotal length
  • $176,000Total costs
  • 5,808Total average daily traffic
  • 278Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,590Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • SANDY PETERS, S4385 Slayback Road (Lat: 43.569222 Lon: -90.655611), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • SANDY PETERS, S4385 Slayback Road (Lat: 43.569222 Lon: -90.655611), Type: 92.9, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, S4385 Slayback Road (Lat: 43.569222 Lon: -90.655611), Type: 92.9, Structure height: 55123 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • LAFARGE, S4385 Slayback Road (Lat: 43.569222 Lon: -90.655611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WQHA560,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2007, Expiration Date: 06/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2013, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • LAFARGE, S4385 Slayback Road (Lat: 43.569222 Lon: -90.655611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WQXL381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2016, Expiration Date: 04/06/2026, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • A1Q0230A, S4385 Slayback Road (Lat: 43.569222 Lon: -90.655611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WRDG401,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/23/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Farge)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 20 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in La Farge, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.7%), and Outside Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Farge, WI
    • 9049.7%Structure Fires
    • 6133.7%Outside Fires
    • 2312.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Farge, WI
Most common first names in La Farge, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1474.3 years
Mary1174.0 years
John1174.3 years
Robert1073.3 years
Margaret973.1 years
George974.0 years
Charles880.6 years
Joseph865.7 years
Earl781.4 years
Floyd776.4 years
Most common last names in La Farge, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Steinmetz1483.1 years
Green971.7 years
Campbell977.8 years
Campton971.9 years
Lawrence982.6 years
Melvin878.9 years
Clark873.8 years
Parr881.4 years
Smith879.6 years
Hysel871.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Farge, WI
  • 86.3%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Farge, WI
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%No fuel used


La Farge compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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