La Farge, Wisconsin

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La Farge, Wisconsin

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High Points

La Farge strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy La Farge Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% La Farge Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of La Farge, Wisconsin

Comparing La Farge to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 8
Age of the Population 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 1
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 1
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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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

  • 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
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
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
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La Farge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 775 100%
Male 378 48.8%
Female 397 51.2%
Under 18 199 25.7%
18+ 576 74.3%
65+ 154 19.9%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 2.9
White 754 97.3%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 10 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated La Farge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 799
Growth 24
Growth % 3.1%

La Farge Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 27.4%
German 26.2%
Irish 14.9%
US/American 11.8%
English 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Polish 2.5%
Italian 2.5%
European 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Czech 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Farge 775 $33,750
Cashton 1,005 $37,917
Ontario 476 $28,750
Readstown 395 $28,125
Viola 667 $34,286
Viroqua 4,335 $35,475
Westby 2,045 $41,000

La Farge Public Libraries

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

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La Farge High Schools (2004)

Serves 98 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.7

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