La Crosse County WI Information


La Crosse County Subdivisions

La Crosse County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 120,089
Daytime Population: Workers 72,856
Daytime Population: Residents 56,283
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 129,139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 114,304
Population in Familes 83,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,785
Population Density2 266
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $53,213
Average Household Income $69,440
Per Capita Income $28,248


Total Housing Units 50,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,256 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,828 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,457 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $162,861
Average Home Value $192,238


Total Households 48,084
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 28,235
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.56%
Households 0.57% 0.57%
Families 0.43% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


La Crosse County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Crosse County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 12 85th
Population Density # 11 86th
Diversity Index # 32 57th
Median Household Income # 36 51st
Per Capita Income # 29 61st

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