La Crosse La Crosse County, Wisconsin

La Crosse: City in and county seat of La Crosse County, Wisconsin

About

La Crosse is a city located in the county of La Crosse in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 51,320. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 51,163 inhabitants.

The city was created 180 years ago in 1841.

La Crosse Quick Facts

Population : 51,163 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : La Crosse County
Postal code : 54603, 54601, 54602
Phone Area Codes : 608
Area : 58380000 km2
Altitude : 669 feet / 204 meters
Capital city : La Crosse is capital of La Crosse County
Establishment : January 01, 1842 (180 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:30:49 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : -0.31% (2010-2020)
La Crosse locator map
Location of La Crosse on Wisconsin map.
La Crosse  Wisconsin Skyline image
La Crosse Wisconsin Skyline
La Crosse  Wisconsin Skyline image

Geography

La Crosse is located at 43°48'5"N 91°14'22"W (43.8013600, -91.2395800).

La Crosse map

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  • Friedberg (2001 )
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Demographics

According to census records, the population of La Crosse decreased by 0.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,320 - census
2011 51,225 -0.19% estimation process
2012 51,962 1.42% estimation process
2013 51,885 -0.15% estimation process
2014 52,145 0.5% estimation process
2015 52,023 -0.23% estimation process
2016 51,830 -0.37% estimation process
2017 51,718 -0.22% estimation process
2018 51,491 -0.44% estimation process
2019 51,227 -0.52% estimation process
2020 51,163 -0.13% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,961
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,324
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 36.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,030
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,341
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 52.9%
White only, percent : 87.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 5.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 38.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 53.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,117
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 93.1%

La Crosse zip code is 54601. County name: La Crosse, County fips: 55063

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $316,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,250
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $751
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,014
2015-2019 Households : 2,679
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,329
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,855
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,891
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,788
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,542
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $116,875
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $47,995
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,195
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 609
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 441
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 449
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 682
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 168
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 940
2010 population per square mile : 1,117.2
2010 land area in square miles : 6.57
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $207,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,489
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $617
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,077
2015-2019 Households : 2,133
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,883
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 108,863
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,576
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $80,750
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,286
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 643
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 331
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 286
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 324
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 145
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 429
2010 population per square mile : 2,490.0
2010 land area in square miles : 2.15

People born in La Crosse (105)

People born in La Crosse, including musician Freddie Slack, film director Nicholas Ray, film director Joseph Losey, .

List

  • Ed Gein (American murderer and human trophy collector) he was born in 27/08/1906
  • Patrick Lucey (American politician (1918-2014)) he was born in 21/03/1918
  • Danielle Trussoni (Memoirist, novelist) she was born in 09/11/1973
  • Ron Kind (US American politician from Wisconsin) he was born in 16/03/1963
  • E. E. Knight (American novelist) he was born in 07/03/1965
  • Gardner R. Withrow (United States politician (1892-1964)) he was born in 05/10/1892
  • Fletcher Allen (American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer) he was born in 25/07/1905
  • Mike O'Callaghan (United States politician, Democrat, Governor of Nevada 1971–1979) he was born in 10/09/1929
  • Tim Gullikson (US tennis player) he was born in 08/09/1951
  • Clark Wallace Thompson (American politician (1896-1981)) he was born in 06/08/1896
  • Daniel Starch (American academic) he was born in 01/01/1883
  • John Toland (American writer) he was born in 29/06/1912
  • Ford Sterling (American comedian) he was born in 03/11/1883
  • Barbara Flynn Currie (American politician) she was born in 03/05/1940
  • Glen Selbo (American basketball player) he was born in 29/03/1926
  • Louis T. Benezet (American educator, education administrator and multiple U.S. university president) he was born in 29/06/1915
  • Eddie Murphy (American speed skater) he was born in 01/02/1905
  • Tom Gullikson (US tennis player) he was born in 08/09/1951

Schools in La Crosse

College & universities near La Crosse, WI

Code Name City ZIP
240107 Viterbo University La Crosse (WI) 54601-8804
240170 Western Technical College La Crosse (WI) 54601
240329 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse (WI) 54601-9959
458168 The Salon Professional Academy-Onalaska Onalaska (WI) 54650
175263 Minnesota State College Southeast Winona (MN) 55987

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near La Crosse, WI

Code Name Address Type
LSE La Crosse St. Andrew and Caledonia Streets RAIL
WIN Winona station 65 East Mark Street RAIL
TOH Tomah North Superior Ave. and Washington St. RAIL
EUC Eau Claire, WI 642 University Drive BUS
WDL Wisconsin Dells Superior and La Crosse Sts. RAIL

Post offices near La Crosse

Post Office Name City ZIP
La Cr Post Office La Crosse (WI) 54601
La Crosse 2 Post Office La Crosse (WI) 54601
La Crescen Post Office La Crescent (MN) 55947
Hokah Post Office Hokah (MN) 55941
Onalaska Post Office Onalaska (WI) 54650

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in La Crosse County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in La Crosse County , WI.

City Name Population Title
North La Crosse 50,470 City in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Holmen 10,368 Village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Onalaska 5,766 Fourth-class city in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
West Salem 5,013 City in Wayne County, Ohio, United States of America
Shelby 4,925 Town in Wisconsin, United States
Saint Joseph 4,192 Census-designated place in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Brice Prairie 1,887 Census designated place
Medary 1,533 Human settlement in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Rockland 984 Village in eastern La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Maple Grove 958 Civil town in Barron County, Wisconsin
Burns 953 Civil town in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Bangor 644 Village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
French Island 119 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

La Crosse distances to largest Wisconsin cities