La Crosse employment information

IndexLa CrosseWisconsinNational
Income per capita$21,723$27,907$28,555
Median household income$40,340$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,586$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,158$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$22,463$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$15,181$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level23.5%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in La Crosse is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in La Crosse is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in La Crosse is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in La Crosse is 51% higher than the national average.

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La Crosse median earnings by income bracket

La Crosse employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.9%0.5%
Manufacturing sector16.6%0.7%
Financial & insurance services3.2%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services21.3%17.0%
Public administration3.5%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%1.0%
Education, health & social services17.2%40.8%

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St. Joseph, WI447$80,20850%
Brice Prairie, WI1,762$70,08931%
Dakota, MN335$68,12527%
Holmen, WI9,335$59,50011%
French Island, WI4,384$56,7866%
La Crosse, WI51,864$40,34025%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Peabody, MA51,868$62,23416%
Placentia, CA51,860$79,27548%
Castle Rock, CO51,802$86,56362%
Lakewood, NJ51,944$38,02529%
Battle Creek, MI51,963$37,88529%
La Crosse, WI51,864$40,34025%
Source: The La Crosse, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.