French Island is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the French Island Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in La Crosse County at latitude 43.8583 and longitude -91.2604. La Crosse County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.
The formal boundaries for the French Island Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles.Photos of the local French Island, WI area
|Population in Households||4,208|
|Population in Familes||3,249|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||13|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,976 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,312 (66.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||596 (30.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||68 ( 3.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$148,878|
|Average Home Value||$169,250|
|Median Household Income||$56,478|
|Average Household Income||$65,556|
|Per Capita Income||$29,625|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.99%|
|Per Capita Income||2.98%|
The table below compares French Island to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 158||80th|
|Population Density1||# 49||94th|
|Diversity Index2||# 391||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 224||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 159||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.