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French Island, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles.

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Also See: La Crosse, WI ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

French Island, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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.

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French Island, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,221
Population in Households 4,208
Population in Familes 3,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 2,205
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,908
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,212
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,478
Average Household Income $65,556
Per Capita Income $29,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% 0.3%
Households 0.42% 0.46%
Families 0.31% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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