La Crosse, WI (U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St)




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About La Crosse, WI (U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St median real estate price is $167,866, which is more expensive than 52.5% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 44.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St is currently $1,124, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin.

U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.9%, which is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

The U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 86.0% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Wisconsin.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood. In the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood has more German and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 51.4% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.2% have Belgian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St choose to walk to work each day (28.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.7% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 31.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood in La Crosse are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood, 57.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 20.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.6%), and 7.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood in La Crosse, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (51.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (56.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (28.1%) and 6.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St 0.101011101001110
La Crosse 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 3.06

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U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St 0.101011101001110
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Wisconsin 19.74

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U of Wisconsin-La Crosse / La Crosse St 0.101011101001110
La Crosse 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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