La Crosse, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,201 housing units in La Crosse. This represents a 6.2% growth from 20,897 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 22,178 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 23 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in La Crosse is about 50.7%. La Crosse's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in La Crosse were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom19.70%
Two Bedrooms34.60%
Three Bedrooms28.40%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1947
Median Value of occupied units$85,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$81,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$472

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage9.20%
Home Equity Loan8.60%
Simple Mortgage40.90%
Debt Free40.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.9%