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People

Total Population 4,815
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,369
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,607
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $166,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 11.3%

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

La Crescent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles NW of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Houston
Metro Area La Crosse
Standard Zip Codes 55947
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.828
Longitude -91.303

La Crescent 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 LA CROSSE MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station TREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station GENOA DAM 8
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Dresbach (55947)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsville 473 $57,083
Caledonia 2,806 $56,375
Dakota 336 $80,000
Hokah 551 $61,932
Houston 1,074 $61,136

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

La Crescent Public Libraries

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La Crescent Public Library
321 MAIN STREET
La Crescent, Minnesota
(507) 895-4047
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La Crescent High Schools

LACRESCENT SEC.
LANCER BLVD.
507-895-4481
Serves 996 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.6

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