Latest Data (2017)
Population 51,834
Nationwide Rank 742

Quick Facts

La Crosse, Wisconsin is the 742nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

La Crosse, Wisconsin is a city.

La Crosse, Wisconsin is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

La Crosse, Wisconsin's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

La Crosse, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
732 Pinellas Park, Florida 52,854 12.0%
733 Perth Amboy, New Jersey 52,823 11.5%
734 Pensacola, Florida 52,590 -6.2%
735 Elkhart, Indiana 52,558 -0.1%
736 Glendora, California 52,445 5.9%
737 Apple Valley, Minnesota 52,435 14.1%
738 Joplin, Missouri 52,288 14.5%
739 Oak Park, Illinois 52,261 -0.4%
740 Placentia, California 52,157 11.7%
741 Edina, Minnesota 51,958 9.6%
742 La Crosse, Wisconsin 51,834 -0.2%
743 Kentwood, Michigan 51,747 13.9%
744 Aliso Viejo, California 51,671 29.1%
745 Burien, Washington 51,671 62.4%
746 Olympia, Washington 51,609 19.7%
747 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 51,567 3.7%
748 Apopka, Florida 51,564 85.4%
749 Florissant, Missouri 51,443 -4.5%
750 Grand Island, Nebraska 51,390 18.0%
751 Plainfield, New Jersey 51,327 7.2%
752 Battle Creek, Michigan 51,286 -3.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
309 Kenosha 99,877 9.5%
448 Racine 77,542 -5.2%
472 Appleton 74,653 6.0%
489 Waukesha 72,489 10.3%
523 Eau Claire 68,587 10.3%
545 Oshkosh 66,665 5.1%
573 Janesville 64,359 6.5%
626 West Allis 59,934 -1.8%
742 La Crosse 51,834 -0.2%
801 Sheboygan 48,329 -4.7%
802 Wauwatosa 48,277 2.4%
891 Fond du Lac 42,809 1.3%
964 New Berlin 39,740 3.4%
996 Wausau 38,739 0.3%
1013 Brookfield 38,045 -1.8%
1031 Menomonee Falls 37,443 14.4%
1044 Greenfield 36,827 3.9%
1048 Beloit 36,773 2.6%
1059 Oak Creek 36,354 27.2%
1066 Franklin 36,143 21.7%
1162 Sun Prairie 32,894 58.4%
1175 Manitowoc 32,697 -4.3%
1204 West Bend 31,596 11.4%
1285 Fitchburg 29,485 43.0%
1419 Mount Pleasant 26,525 14.8%
1431 Stevens Point 26,293 4.5%
1435 Superior 26,194 -4.3%
1443 Neenah 25,951 5.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 51,834 742
2016 52,109 733
2015 52,306 721
2014 52,440 709
2013 51,522 716
2012 51,647 703
2011 51,375 701
2010 51,320 690
2009 51,231 684
2008 50,902 682
2007 50,904 679
2006 50,666 667
2005 50,780 659
2004 50,934 649
2003 51,290 634
2002 51,526 624
2001 51,650 614
2000 51,943 596
1990 51,544 503