Eau Claire, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 606 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 303  (50.0%)
Females: 303  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49111.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,860 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Eau Claire:

$48,860
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,088 (it was $15,668 in 2000)

Eau Claire village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,870 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Eau Claire:

$116,870
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $119,178; detached houses: $118,256; townhouses or other attached units: $239,547

Median gross rent in 2017: $807.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eau Claire: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.6%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eau Claire, MI (2010)
    • 47676.2%White alone
    • 8713.9%Hispanic
    • 325.1%Black alone
    • 182.9%Two or more races
    • 91.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Other race alone

Races in Eau Claire detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Eau Claire, Michigan as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eau Claire is 47 to 1.


Crime rates in Eau Claire by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(156.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(163.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(154.6)
4
(624.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(161.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(772.8)
1
(156.0)
2
(316.5)
2
(323.6)
2
(322.6)
1
(159.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(486.2)
2
(326.3)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(2,473)
20
(3,120)
15
(2,373)
12
(1,942)
15
(2,419)
15
(2,396)
7
(1,122)
12
(1,932)
4
(645.2)
5
(810.4)
6
(978.8)
3
(497.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(154.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(163.1)
1
(165.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(159.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)196.3385.3117.1100.3119.4107.044.9109.525.866.5205.533.2

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City-data.com crime index in Eau Claire, MI

Crime rate in Eau Claire detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (22.2%), American (10.4%), Jamaican (8.4%), English (3.9%), Irish (2.0%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 834 people per square mile   (low).

Eau Claire, Michigan map

73 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America, 2.6% North America).

This village:

12.0%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,575 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,293 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (21.8 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (71.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Berrien Springs, MI (1.8 miles ),
Dowagiac, MI (3.1 miles ),
Baroda, MI (3.1 miles ),
Fair Plain, MI (3.2 miles ),
Niles, MI (3.3 miles ),
Benton Heights, MI (3.3 miles ),
Buchanan, MI (3.4 miles ),
Benton Harbor, MI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 86.30 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cherry Pit Spitting Capital of the World

Area code: 269

Distribution of median household income in Eau Claire, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Eau Claire, MI in 2017
Eau Claire satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $128,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Eau Claire, MI residents
Average permit cost in Eau Claire, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+29.9%).
Most common industries in Eau Claire, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Eau Claire, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)

Average climate in Eau Claire, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.2. This is about average.

City:

78.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Eau Claire-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Eau Claire village center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 47.5 miles away from the village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eau Claire-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 289.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 266.3 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.6 miles away from Eau Claire center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berrien County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eau Claire topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eau Claire:

  • BERRIEN GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BERRIEN CENTER, MI)
  • LAKELAND SPECIALTY HOSPITAL AT BERRIEN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BERRIEN CENTER, MI)
  • CAMBRIDGE COURT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERRIEN CENTER, MI)
  • LAKELAND HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BENTON HARBOR, MI)
  • COVENTRY HOUSE INN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MI)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS AT LAKELAND - ROYALTON (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MI)
  • BORGESS-LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; DOWAGIAC, MI)

Amtrak stations near Eau Claire:

  • 10 miles: DOWAGIAC (100 RAILROAD DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 11 miles: NILES (598 DEY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: ST. JOSEPH/BENTON HARBOR (ST. JOSEPH, 410 VINE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Eau Claire:

  • 14 miles: Donald C. Cook 1 and 2 in Bridgman, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eau Claire:

  • Andrews University (about 4 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,103)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 10 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 20 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 23 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)
  • Western Michigan University (about 41 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 42 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)

Public high school in Eau Claire:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eau Claire:

  • LYBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392, Location: 6238 WEST MAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • EAU CLAIRE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 7450 HOCHBERGER RD, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Eau Claire:

  • EAU CLAIRE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 6562 NAOMI RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Eau Claire

Library in Eau Claire:

  • EAU CLAIRE DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $215,615; Location: 6528 EAST MAIN STREET; 33,399 books; 511 audio materials; 578 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eau Claire: Eau Claire District Library (A), Eau Claire Police Department (B), Eau Claire Village Hall (C), Pipestone - Berrien Townships - Eau Claire Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eau Claire include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Eau Claire Community United Church (B), Friends in Faith Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eau Claire include: Elizabeth Park (1), Lions Park (2), Beaver Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Berrien County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eau Claire that have no violations reported:

  • EAU CLAIRE (Address: 6625 E MAIN ST , Population served: 610, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIPESTONE CREEK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOLLE ORCHARDS CAMP 11-0025 (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN LAKE HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.9 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

73.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Eau Claire (2011 data):

  • Chemical Bank: Eau Claire Branch at 6534 Main Street, branch established on 1968/06/24. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Eau Claire:

Marital status in Eau Claire, MI
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Eau Claire:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Eau Claire
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eau Claire, MI (based on Berrien County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,679141
Catholic17,23111
Mainline Protestant10,53852
Black Protestant6,43721
Other4,72720
Orthodox1001
None83,101-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Berrien County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
Berrien County:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berrien County:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Berrien County:

29.1%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Berrien County:

11.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eau Claire:

47.2%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Eau Claire:

28.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eau Claire:

22.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eau Claire:

33.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Eau Claire:

78.6%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eau Claire, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 1$673$8,0761$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,976$35,7120$0
Streets and Highways 1$472$5,6641$615
Water Supply 1$458$5,4961$40
Financial Administration 0$0 1$399
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$3,888
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$232
Other and Unallocable 0$1,041 1$1,041
Totals for Government 4$5,620$16,86010$6,215

Eau Claire government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $169,000 ($278.88)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($155.12)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($146.86)
    Police Protection: $60,000 ($99.01)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($82.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($52.81)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($36.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($34.65)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($33.00)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($29.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($6.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $155,000 ($255.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $332,000 ($547.85)

Eau Claire government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $85,000 ($140.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($52.81)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $44,000 ($72.61)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($16.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($6.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($4.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($158.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $66,000 ($108.91)
    Highways: $63,000 ($103.96)
  • Tax - Property: $178,000 ($293.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($9.90)

Eau Claire government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $760,000 ($1254.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $749,000 ($1235.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($18.15)

Eau Claire government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $740,000 ($1221.12)

4.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cass County, MI  0.56% ($39,557 average AGI)
from St. Joseph County, IN  0.45% ($56,154)
from Cook County, IL  0.34% ($142,512)


5.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.60% ($39,619 average AGI)
to Cass County, MI  0.49% ($38,493)
to Van Buren County, MI  0.29% ($41,097)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eau Claire:

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5 kW; BENTON HARBOR-ST. JO, MI; Owner: WHFB B/CST ASSOCIATES LTD PARTNERSHP)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1 kW; DOWAGIAC, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eau Claire:

  • WAUS (90.7 FM; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: ANDREWS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WCNF (94.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WHFB BROADCAST ASSOCIATES L P)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; BUCHANAN, MI; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; BRIDGMAN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WDOW-FM (92.1 FM; DOWAGIAC, MI; Owner: JASON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWLV (102.3 FM; NEW CARLISLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; NILES, MI; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCSY-FM (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: PARTNERSHIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WRBR-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: HICKS BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WZBL (103.7 FM; HARTFORD, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • W210BB (89.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; NOTRE DAME, IN; Owner: VOICE OF THE FIGHTING IRISH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eau Claire:

  • WYGN-LP (Channel 12; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Eau Claire fatal accident list:

Oct 12, 2011 10:23 AM, First St, Lat: 41.986719, Lon: -86.301742, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 1988 03:40 PM, First St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • $45,000Total costs
  • 785Total average daily traffic
  • 36Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,250Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eau Claire)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7260 Main St (Lat: 41.984500 Lon: -86.306139), Call Sign: WQV474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1995, Expiration Date: 10/09/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2000, Registrant: County Of Berrien, Benton Harbor, MI 49022, Phone: (616) 925-1196

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Countryside Academy, Lat: 42.077556 Lon: -86.343667, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQKA352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2009, Expiration Date: 03/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2019, Certifier: Christopher J Brewer, Registrant: Smr Communications, 255 Bell Road Suite A, Niles, MI 49120, Phone: (269) 683-7451, Email:
  • MATTNER, 6001 Naomi Rd (Lat: 42.043944 Lon: -86.312583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQTM997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2014, Expiration Date: 03/10/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eau Claire)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1337Y , Serial Number: 17249037, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/1995
    Registrant (Individual): William F Teichman, 5600 Clawson Rd, Eau Claire, MI 49111
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3447E , Serial Number: 7AC-6842, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Walter W Bennett, 3643 Hillandale Rd, Eau Claire, MI 49111
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5107M , Serial Number: M-2027, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Chester F Swisher, 33428 School St, Eau Claire, MI 49111, Other Owners: Jo Lynn Swisher
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61190 , Serial Number: 15070875, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Russell J Howard, 7079 Evans Rd, Eau Claire, MI 49111
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 704WF , Serial Number: 15078926, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew J Harrison, Po Box 414, Eau Claire, MI 49111
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8970J , Serial Number: 28-2993, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Calvin R Bennett, 5834 Watson Rd, Eau Claire, MI 49111, Other Owners: David M Hart
  • Aircraft: ROCK DUANE BENSEN B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 45 mph), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 261D , Serial Number: 2, Year manufactured: 1965, Certificate Issue Date: 05/06/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Victor C Wenzlaff, Po Box 303, Eau Claire, MI 49111

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 39 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Eau Claire, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.3%), and Outside Fires (35.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eau Claire, MI
    • 18453.3%Structure Fires
    • 12135.1%Outside Fires
    • 3710.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eau Claire, MI
Most common first names in Eau Claire, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles2376.3 years
William2375.2 years
Robert2167.6 years
James1970.3 years
Mary1876.3 years
John1877.6 years
George1378.4 years
Anna1382.4 years
Henry1075.8 years
Walter1074.7 years
Most common last names in Eau Claire, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1172.8 years
Moore1075.6 years
Prillwitz1077.9 years
Michael981.7 years
Johnson875.6 years
Price776.4 years
Mitchell777.8 years
Kerstetter778.2 years
Robinson662.7 years
Williams677.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eau Claire, MI
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eau Claire, MI
  • 63.9%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Other fuel


Eau Claire compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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