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La Crosse is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 52,440 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, La Crosse is the 12th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities, La Crosse isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in La Crosse are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Crosse is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Crosse who work in office and administrative support (12.57%), sales jobs (11.19%) and food service (10.02%).
In addition, La Crosse is a major college town that has a very high percentage of its residents over 18 years old who are college students. Naturally, collegiate life has a major influence on local La Crosse culture, lifestyle and entertainment options. La Crosse really pulses to the beat of the academic calendar. In La Crosse every fall, returning students reinvigorate the community, who you will notice are all over town, buying groceries, out with friends, and getting acquainted or re-acquainted with each other and La Crosse. One of the beneficial effects that colleges provide is that they tend to be lasting institutions that deliver direct economic benefits to the local economy in the form of such things as jobs for faculty and staff, and spending by students. La Crosse benefits directly from this.
Not only is La Crosse a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, creating a decent-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the benefits of La Crosse is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.75 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, La Crosse is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.57% of adults in La Crosse have a college degree.
The per capita income in La Crosse in 2010 was $21,723, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,892 for a family of four. However, La Crosse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call La Crosse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Crosse residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in La Crosse include German, Norwegian, Irish, Polish, English and French.
The most common language spoken in La Crosse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.
|LA CROSSE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||20,749|
|LA CROSSE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||45.60%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||54.40%|
|TYPE OF LA CROSSE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.52%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.43%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||16.02%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||25.10%|
|SIZE OF LA CROSSE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.43%|
|AGE OF LA CROSSE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||31.73%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||32.54%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||28.21%|
|LA CROSSE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$138,061|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$792|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||5.96%|
|$54,001 - $108,000||20.31%|
|$108,001 - $216,000||56.38%|
|$216,001 - $324,000||12.02%|
|$324,001 - $432,000||3.17%|
|$432,001 - $540,000||1.19%|
|$540,001 - $810,000||0.62%|
|$810,001 - $1,080,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF LA CROSSE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.81%|
|5 TO 17||11.29%|
|18 TO 24||27.60%|
|25 TO 34||13.16%|
|35 TO 54||19.89%|
|55 TO 64||10.17%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.09%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.30%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$40,340|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$21,723|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||23.47%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.59%)
Public Service (3.13%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (2.59%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.25%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.67%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.01%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.88%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.03%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (43.76%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.80%)
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