NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the best places for job seekers in Wisconsin - and Onalaska is in the top 10.
NerdWallet evaluated the state's cities using the following criteria: median household income, monthly homeowner costs, population growth of those ages 16 and older and unemployment rates.
Onalaska ranked as the 3rd best place for job seekers in Wisconsin. Onalaska experienced a 6.8 percent increase in the working-age population between 2009 and 2012, and its residents make a median household income of $59,186.
Major employers include Gunderson Lutheran and Mayo Clinic Health System.