Consider La Crosse
La Crosse is home to abundant local talent and some of the best primary and secondary education in the Midwest.
The cost of living in La Crosse is substantially less expensive than the national average.
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LADCO is available to assist directing its members to resources to help address business concerns about the COVID-19 situation.
We are working with local, county and state agencies and groups to coordinate possible emergency economic relief for businesses in the region.
For general concerns or status updates on the COVID-19 situation, LADCO recommends our members to visit www.coronavirus.gov.
According to Sperling’s Best Places, with the number 100 representing the national average, La Crosse scored 89.4 for overall cost of living, meaning the cost to live in La Crosse is substantially less expensive than the national average.
The La Crosse Area is conveniently located between major Midwest Metropolitan hubs. With Minneapolis/St.Paul being two hours away, Milwaukee three hours away, and Chicago & Des Moines being four hours away, you’re never further than a half day’s travel from any of these major economic destinations. All of these hubs being connected via interstate. The region is also served by BNSF, CN, and CP railways, and the La Crosse Regional Airport, which features daily flights to Minneapolis, Chicago and Detroit via Delta and American Airlines.
|La Crosse → Minneapolis||2 hours 30 minutes|
|La Crosse → Des Moines||4 hours|
|La Crosse → Milwaukee||3 hours|
|La Crosse → Chicago||4 hours 20 minutes|
Between Winona, MN & La Crosse, WI, The Greater La Crosse Area produces more than 6,000 Associate and Bachelor degrees each year. Through partnerships with other community development organizations, LADCO works with the goal of educating the local students about the low cost of living, abundant job opportunities, and the unparalleled quality of life in the Coulee Region.
LADCO facilitates and promotes economic advancement in the Greater La Crosse Area through a “triad of development”… the attraction of industry, the retention of business and industry, and the support of the Coulee Region Business Center (CRBC).
601 7th St N • La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 784-5488 • Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm