La Farge, WI Population

Population: 775. Estimated population in July 2020: 799 (+3.1% change)
Males: 378 (48.8%), Females: 397 (51.2%)

Vernon County

Zip code: 54639

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $23,083
Median house value: $45,000

Races in La Farge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), Norwegian (22.2%), Irish (18.6%), United States (8.6%), English (7.1%), French (3.9%).

Elevation: 797 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Farge

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Farge village

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Farge:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Farge:

Other public-use airports nearest to La Farge:

  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 17 miles; VIROQUA, WI; Abbreviation: Y51)
  • JOSHUA SANFORD FIELD (about 23 miles; HILLSBORO, WI; Abbreviation: HBW)
  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 27 miles; SPARTA, WI; Abbreviation: CMY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Farge:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 43 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 59 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 77 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 80 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 91 miles; CALMAR, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,393)

Schools

Public high school in La Farge:

  • LA FARGE HI (Students: 98; Location: 301 W ADAMS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Farge:

  • LA FARGE EL (Students: 103; Location: 301 W ADAMS ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LA FARGE MID (Students: 56; Location: 301 W ADAMS ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in La Farge:

  • LAWTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,915; Location: 118 N. BIRD ST.; 13,614 books; 190 audio materials; 639 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)