WI

National Population : 333,590,059
Wisconsin State Population : 6,001,969

About West Salem, WI

West Salem, WI is located in La Crosse County in the state of Wisconsin.

The total City Population for West Salem is about 5,015 with about 578 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,296.

The Average Home Value is $193,800.00, which is roughly 13% higher than the Average Home Value of $168,872.00 for the state of Wisconsin, and roughly 3% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $70,638.00, which is roughly 16% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $59,462.00 for the state of Wisconsin, and roughly 19% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for West Salem is about 0.5%.

Wisconsin is ranked #36 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.98 out of 100.

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Voting

La Crosse County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 24.22% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 55.75%
Republican: 42.25%
Libertarian: 1.29%
Other: 0.67%
Green: 0.03%


Nearby Locations

Bangor, WI (5.20 mi.)
Onalaska, WI (6.55 mi.)
Rockland, WI (8.54 mi.)
Mindoro, WI (9.04 mi.)
Holmen, WI (9.64 mi.)
La Crosse, WI (9.79 mi.)
Fort McCoy, WI (14.12 mi.)
Sparta, WI (14.12 mi.)
Coon Valley, WI (14.14 mi.)
Melrose, WI (16.97 mi.)
Chaseburg, WI (17.24 mi.)
Stoddard, WI (17.59 mi.)
Galesville, WI (18.30 mi.)
Cashton, WI (18.83 mi.)
Trempealeau, WI (18.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 54669
Latitude : 43.904490
Longitude : -91.090669
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 742 ft.
Area Code(s) : 608

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.60
Male Population Estimate : 44.60%
Female Population Estimate : 47.24%
Median Age : 40.0
Male Median Age : 39.1
Female Median Age : 40.7

White Population Estimate : 90.16%
Black Population Estimate : 0.81%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.87%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.92%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.65%
Other Population Estimate : 0.22%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of West Salem specifically.
Average # of Homicides for La Crosse County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for La Crosse County: About 138 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

La Crosse County is about 60% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 52% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.