La Crosse County

About La Crosse County

La Crosse County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 114,638. The 2013 estimate places the county’s population at 116,713. Its county seat is La Crosse.

 

La Crosse County is included in the La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN La Crosse Metropolitan Statistical Area and is the largest populated county on Wisconsin’s western border.

Top Ten Employers


Employer Service or Product Number of Employees
Gundersen Health System General medical and surgical hospitals 1000 or more employees
Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan General medical and surgical hospitals 1000 or more employees
TRANE Co. AC, refrigeration, and forced air heating 1000 or more employees
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Colleges and universities 100‐249 employees
Centurytel Service Group LLC Managing offices 500‐999 employees
City of La Crosse Executive and legislative offices, combined 500‐999 employees
Logistics Health Inc. Third party administration of insurance funds 500‐999 employees
Western Technical College Junior colleges 500‐999 employees
Apac Customer Service Inc. Telemarketing bureaus 500‐999 employees
Chart Energy & Chemicals Inc. Power boiler and heat exchanger manufacturing 500‐999 employees

Source: WI DWD, Bureau of Workforce Training, QCEW, OEAspecial request, Sept. 2013

 

Population and Demographics


Apr 1, 2010 Census Jan 1, 2013 Estimate Numeric Change Proportional Change
United States 308,400,408 315,090,923 6,690,515 2.2%
Wisconsin 5,686,986 5,717,110 30,124 0.5%
La Crosse County 114,638 115,928 1,290 1.1%
    La Crosse, City 51,320 51,600 280 0.5%
    Onalaska, City 17,736 18,066 330 1.9%
    Holmen, Village 9,005 9,288 283 3.1%
    Onalaska, Town 5,623 5,671 48 0.9%
    WesSalem, Village 4,799 4,897 98 2.0%
    Shelby, Town 4,715 4,704 ‐11 ‐0.2%
    Campbell, Town 4,314 4,331 17 0.4%
    Holland, Town 3,701 3,839 138 3.7%
    Hamilton, Town 2,436 2,451 15 0.6%
    Greenfield, Town 2,061 2,084 23 1.1%

Source: Demographic Services Center, Wisconsin Department of Administration