La Crescent, Minnesota, in Houston county, is 3 miles NW of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center) and 117 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota. Part of the surrounding La Crosse metro area, the city is not an isolated city. La Crescent is home to some 4,923 residents.
In La Crescent, about 64% of adults are married.
George W. Bush was the top money-getter ($2,820) among 2004 Presidential candidates in La Crescent. The Republican party stood out in its ability to raise compaign money in the city.
According to the 2000 census, 77% of the housing in La Crescent was owner-occupied.
In La Crescent, 92% of commuters drive to work. The relatively short commuting times in the city let you stay at the office later before starting your drive home (if that appeals to you).
La Crescent strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):
|Low Rate of Poverty |
|College Educated Adults |
|People in Middle Class or Better |
|Short Commute Times |
|Median Family Income |
|Well-Paid Single Women |
|Well-Paid Single Men |
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