Statewide Claims to Fame

Eau Claire is 4th in Wisconsin out of 131 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Eau Claire is 6th in Wisconsin out of 132 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Eau Claire is 6th in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales

Eau Claire is 8th in Wisconsin out of 140 other cities in Current population (2012)

Eau Claire is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Households

Eau Claire is 10th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Housing units

Eau Claire is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Eau Claire is 16th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Asian

Eau Claire is 19th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Size in square miles

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 66,966 8th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 32.0 19th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,056.1 48th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 5.9% 92nd 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.3% 128th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.7% 104th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.6% 49th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 33.4% 45th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 91.4% 95th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 68th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 54th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.6% 16th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 140th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 45th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 122nd 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.3% 79th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.5% 56th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.6% 73rd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 28,134 10th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.2% 45th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 26,557 9th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.8% 123rd 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $137,500 103rd $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 97th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $23,759 104th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $42,226 117th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.8% 12th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Eau Claire Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 5,010 6th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,334,947 6th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,515 42nd $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $156,957 4th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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