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People

Total Population 640
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 26.7%
Employed Population 16+ 306
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,958
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.5%
Median Gross Rent $542
Median House Value $76,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 21.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Farge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Vernon
Standard Zip Codes 54639
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.574
Longitude -90.64

La Farge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VIROQUA 2 S
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station HILLSBORO
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station GAYS MILLS
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, La Farge, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Lima (54639)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cashton 992 $56,719
Ontario 503 $45,750
Readstown 442 $31,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Farge Public Libraries

Library
Lawton Memorial Library
118 N. BIRD ST.
La Farge, Wisconsin
(608) 625-2015

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301 W ADAMS ST
608-625-2400
Serves 98 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.7

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