French Island, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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French Island, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The French Island Census Designated Place had a population of 4,358 as of July 1, 2018. French Island ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for French Island is located at latitude 43.8587 and longitude -91.2608 in La Crosse County. The formal boundaries for the French Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. La Crosse County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The French Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393013) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The French Island Census Designated Place is located within Town of Campbell, a minor civil division (MCD) of La Crosse County.

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French Island, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,358
Population in Households 4,343
Population in Familes 3,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 2,169
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $61,785
Average Household Income $75,451
Per Capita Income $33,715


Total Housing Units 2,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,379 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 566 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $146,243
Average Home Value $182,536


Total Households 1,946
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,221
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.17%
Households 0.13% 0.2%
Families -0.01% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

French Island, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares French Island to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 157 80th
Population Density # 58 93rd
Diversity Index # 396 49th
Median Household Income # 234 70th
Per Capita Income # 147 81st

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