La Crosse, Florida

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La Crosse or LaCrosse, is a town in Alachua County, Florida, United States, 15 miles from Gainesville, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 143. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 153 [1]. The area around La Crosse is devoted to agriculture, especially potatoes; area is known as the "Potato District". Other products of the area include tobacco, vegetables, and cattle.

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History

La Crosse was an agricultural village by 1860, in an area mostly given over to cotton farming at the time. A post office was opened in La Crosse in 1881, and La Crosse was incorporated as a town on 17 December 1897.

Geography

La Crosse is located at 29°50′39″N 82°24′14″W / 29.84417°N 82.40389°W / 29.84417; -82.40389 (29.844171, -82.403993)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.5 km² (1.3 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 143 people, 62 households, and 37 families residing in the town. The population density was 41.2/km² (106.9/mi²). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 18.4/km² (47.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 76.92% White, 21.68% African American, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.99% of the population.

There were 62 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.7 males.

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