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La Crescent is a township in Houston County, in the La Crosse metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named La Crescent. For links to other places called La Crescent, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of La Crescent is 43.820N. The longitude is -91.351W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,115 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,487.
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42% of La Crescent residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Crescent ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Crescent was $22,298, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of La Crescent residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Crescent, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,038.
Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Crescent political report.
The average commute time for La Crescent workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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