La Crosse, WI Cost of Living

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La Crosse cost of living score
Less expensive
10.5% lower
than the US average
0.4% lower
than the Wisconsin average
La Crosse, Wisconsin gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 89.5, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 10.5% lower than the U.S. average and 0.4% higher than the average for Wisconsin.

La Crosse, WI

Housing costs in La Crosse?
A typical home costs $207,400, which is 38.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 15.0% less expensive than the average Wisconsin home, at $244,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in La Crosse costs $1,020 per month, which is 28.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,030.

Can I afford La Crosse?
To live comfortably in La Crosse, Wisconsin, a minimum annual income of $39,600 for a family, and $32,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about La Crosse?
La Crosse, WI has an overall average cost of living that tends to be slightly below the U.S national rate due mainly in part to its low housing prices and taxes while utility costs remain quite reasonable too which makes this town a viable choice even at its elevated price tags associated with goods and services here too.
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Beth · 
Over 3 years ago

My family recently relocated here from the west coast. This town is a hidden gem. If you like hiking, biking, festivals, nightlife and river life, you’ll love LAX. While  More

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Over 3 years ago

This city sucks. First off, the people born and raised here think its great, but its a small little dump tbh. Very clicky and there nothing to do besides drinking at the  More

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I have lived in La Crosse for almost 30 years. Its basically a dying town. Their is not much of a future hear unless you like fish fry's on Friday night or going to  More

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