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City Highlights

  1. Low cost of living
  2. Small town feel
  3. Low crime rates
  4. Strong healthcare

Potential Drawbacks

  1. High 65+ unemployment rate
  2. Very cold winters
  3. Distance to major city

At a glance

Population:

8,058

Median age:

30

Median Household Income:

$ 50,361

Nearest City with Population of 200k+:

Madison WI

Population Growth Last 3 Years

-2.8%

County:

Winneshiek

Age Breakdown (%)

  • 55 and under
  • 55 to 64 years
  • 65 to 74 years
  • Over 75

Gender breakdown over 65 years (%)

  • Men
  • Women

Airports

Closest Airport:

La Crosse Municipal Airport

Distance to Closest Airport:

68

Closest Major Airport:

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Distance to Closest Major Airport:

150

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