La Crosse, WI 54601 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 54601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Crosse, WI 54601

Not Acceptable, USPS
Barre Mills, WI 54601
Campbell, WI 54601
French Island, WI 54601
Shelby, WI 54601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: La Crosse County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.796, Longitude -91.221
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,428
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 21,179
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,155
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,024

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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La Crosse, WI 54601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 51,059
Daytime Population: Workers 39,040
Daytime Population: Residents 23,787
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 62,827
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 45,845
Population in Familes 28,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,214
Population Density2 689
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $45,142
Average Household Income $64,017
Per Capita Income $26,551


Total Housing Units 21,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,772 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,729 (44.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,229 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $150,024
Average Home Value $185,706


Total Households 20,501
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 9,847
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 0.47% 0.36%
Households 0.33% 0.39%
Families 0.09% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

La Crosse, WI 54601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54601 to the other 769 ZIP Codes 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 # 2 100th
Population Density # 117 85th
Diversity Index # 216 72nd
Median Household Income # 648 16th
Per Capita Income # 491 36th

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