Viroqua, WI Population

Population: 4,335. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,424 (+2.1% change)
Males: 1,962 (45.3%), Females: 2,373 (54.7%)

Vernon County

Zip code: 54665

Median resident age: 43.6 years
Median household income: $28,804
Median house value: $70,700

Races in Viroqua:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (47.8%), German (26.7%), Irish (13.0%), English (8.7%), United States (2.8%), Italian (2.6%).

Elevation: 1277 feet

Land area: 3.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Viroqua

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Viroqua city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +318 (+7.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Viroqua:

  • VERNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 148 (507 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Viroqua:

  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR LACROSSE (about 28 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)
  • LA CROSSE LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR SPARTA HOSP (about 29 miles; SPARTA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Viroqua:

Other public-use airports nearest to Viroqua:

  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 1 miles; VIROQUA, WI; Abbreviation: Y51)
  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 30 miles; SPARTA, WI; Abbreviation: CMY)
  • BOSCOBEL (about 32 miles; BOSCOBEL, WI; Abbreviation: OVS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Viroqua:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 28 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 63 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 63 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 63 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 75 miles; CALMAR, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,393)

Schools

Public high schools in Viroqua:

  • VIROQUA HI (Students: 436; Location: 100 BLACKHAWK DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LAUREL HI (Students: 15; Location: 220 S MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VERNON CTY BETTER FUTURES HS (Students: 2; Location: 100 BLACKHAWK DR; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high schools in Viroqua:

  • YOUTH INITIATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 500 E JEFFERSON 302; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LEADERSHIP FAM & CHILDREN CNTR (Students: 6; Location: PO BOX 149; Grades: 7 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Viroqua:

  • VIROQUA EL (Students: 396; Location: 115 N EDUCATION AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • VIROQUA MID (Students: 337; Location: 100 BLACKHAWK DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • LIBERTY POLE EL (Students: 62; Location: 115 N EDUCATION AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Viroqua:

  • PLEASANT RIDGE WALDROF SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 431 E. COURT; Grades: PK – 8)
  • VIROQUA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 700 EAST DECKER STREET; Grades: KG – 7)

Libraries

Library in Viroqua:

  • MCINTOSH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $285,713; Location: 118 E. JEFFERSON ST.; 34,385 books; 499 audio materials; 972 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)