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La Crosse, Wisconsin

La Crosse is the county seat of La Crosse County, Wisconsin. The city, which lies alongside the Mississippi River, is known primarily as a college town and commercial center for the surrounding area. The population of La Crosse was 51,818 at the 2000 census, which makes it the 12th largest city in Wisconsin by population . Together with surrounding communities, the La Crosse metropolitan area was, according to the 2000 census, home to 96,592 people. The city forms the core of, and is the principal city within the United States Census Bureau's La Crosse Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of La Crosse County in Wisconsin and Houston County, Minnesota .

La Crosse Economy

La Crosse is the original home and international headquarters of several businesses, including the Trane air conditioning company , the City Brewing Company, Pearl Street Brewery, Kwik Trip, CenturyTel, S&S Cycles, Gundersen Luthern Medical Center, Franciscan-Skemp Medical Center, Badger Corrugating Company, The Company Store, FirstLogic , La Crosse Technologies, and Logistics Health Incorporated. The La Crosse Footwear Company also originated in the city, but has since relocated its headquarters to Portland, Oregon. Media La Crosse's leading newspaper is the La Crosse Tribune. The Second Supper, a satirical newspaper, is also published in La Crosse. La Crosse is well served by television and radio. La Crosse's major network television affiliates are ABC affiliate WXOW and CBS affiliate WKBT and Fox affiliate WLAX. Shopping La Crosse and the surrounding communities form a regional commercial center and shopping hub. In the northeastern part of the city lies the region's largest...more

La Crosse Careers

Among the most common occupations in La Crosse are Sales and office occupations, 28%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in La Crosse, Wisconsin work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

La Crosse Industries

The leading industries in La Crosse, Wisconsin are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Retail trade, 15%; and Manufacturing, 13%. Simply Hired's La Crosse job listings indicate that the following industries in La Crosse are hiring the most workers:

La Crosse Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in La Crosse, Wisconsin is $26,536, and the median income of households in La Crosse was $31,103.
 

Average Salaries in La Crosse, WI

La Crosse, WI

$27,000
 

According to our La Crosse Trends data, the number of La Crosse, Wisconsin jobs has decreased by 15% since August 2013.
La Crosse job trends

La Crosse Employment Statistics

Population of La Crosse
Total population 51,818
Male 47.08%
Female 52.92%
Median age 30.1
  
La Crosse Housing
Owner-occupied homes 50.9%
Median cost of a home $85,100
Median mortgage payment $535
Renter-occupied homes 49.1%
Vacant housing 5.1%
Median monthly rent $449
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,996
Median for all female full-time $22,076
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 9%
  
Marital Status
Never married 43%
Currently married 39%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 93%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 5%
Other 1%
  
La Crosse Commute
Carpool 9.0%
Public transportation 2.4%
Average travel time 15 minutes