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La Crescent is a city in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named La Crescent. For links to other places called La Crescent, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of La Crescent is 43.828N. The longitude is -91.303W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,066.


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Median household income
Local
$45,433
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Crescent demographic reports
La Crescent is on the Mississippi River
Local festivals include:
  • Applefest - Sept. 13-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check La Crescent web sites and events links in the sections below.
Scenic roads: Great River Road
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about La Crescent demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, La Crosse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55947 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

39% of La Crescent residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Crescent ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Crescent was $21,361, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of La Crescent residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in La Crescent, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $980.


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Libraries in La Crescent include La Crescent Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in La Crescent include Houston County News

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KXLC.

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Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Crescent political report.

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The average commute time for La Crescent workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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