Eau Claire, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 302 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 154  (51.0%)
Females: 148  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16030.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,517 (it was $31,181 in 2000)
Eau Claire:

$47,517
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,813 (it was $14,383 in 2000)

Eau Claire borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,245 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Eau Claire:

$93,245
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $158,876; Detached houses: $179,078; Mobile homes: $40,137

Median gross rent in 2016: $562.

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  • Races in Eau Claire, PA (2010)

    Eau Claire races chart
    • 31499.4%White alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eau Claire: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.9%), American (16.0%), Scottish (7.4%), French (5.3%), English (4.3%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1500 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile   (very low).

Eau Claire,PA real estate house value index trend

Eau Claire, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Eau Claire:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eau Claire borough:

  • Never married: 41.9%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,235 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,232 (1.5%)

Eau Claire satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (44.4 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (48.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cherry Valley, PA (1.2 miles) , Emlenton borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Clintonville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Foxburg borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Bruin borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Parker, PA (2.6 miles ), St. Petersburg borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Fairview borough, PA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 79.80 W

Area code: 724

Eau Claire household income distribution Eau Claire home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-4.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Eau Claire: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Eau Claire, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Eau Claire-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Eau Claire borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the borough center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eau Claire-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city 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 299.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.8 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 339.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eau Claire topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eau Claire:

  • AVS/WEST SUNBURY SINGLE FAMILY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WEST SUNBURY, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BOYERS, PA)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE AUTUMN GROVE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRISVILLE, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVS/HARRISV (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HARRISVILLE, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA)

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

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 15 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 23 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Allegheny College (about 40 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Youngstown State University (about 45 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Robert Morris University (about 48 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)

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Notable location: Eau Claire Volunteer Fire Department and Relief Association Station 32 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  64.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Eau Claire (2011 data):

  • The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton: Eau Claire Branch at Highways 38 And 58, branch established on 1978/12/13. Info updated 2008/11/05: Bank assets: $490.2 mil, Deposits: $416.5 mil, headquarters in Emlenton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Emclaire Financial Corp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Eau Claire travel time to work - commute Eau Claire mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Eau Claire borough (based on Butler County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,60025
Mainline Protestant28,83595
Evangelical Protestant21,10092
Other4,28811
Orthodox3104
None74,729-
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: 34
Butler County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Butler County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Butler County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 118
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

25.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

11.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$296
Totals for Government 0$0 1$296

Eau Claire government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($49.67)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,000 ($52.98)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($33.11)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($29.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($19.87)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($19.87)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($16.56)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($9.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.31)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($3.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($96.03)

Eau Claire government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($26.49)
    All Other: $4,000 ($13.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($29.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($6.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($19.87)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($43.05)
    Individual Income: $12,000 ($39.74)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.62)

Eau Claire government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $176,000 ($582.78)

4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.61% ($60,465 average AGI)
from Beaver County, PA  0.33% ($64,058)
from Armstrong County, PA  0.19% ($36,007)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($891 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.34% ($49,311 average AGI)
to Beaver County, PA  0.35% ($50,628)
to Mercer County, PA  0.18% ($34,881)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eau Claire:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eau Claire:

  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUUZ (107.7 FM; COOPERSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCUC-FM (91.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Eau Claire:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)

Eau Claire fatal accident list:

Apr 29, 2014 01:12 PM, Garner Ave, Sr-38 Washington St, Lat: 41.13048, Lon: -79.80048, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 2003 09:20 AM, Sr-38, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1989 03:38 PM, 38, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1987 02:32 PM, Sr00380480, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1985 12:48 AM, 00075, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • On St Rt 58 3.75 Mi E (Lat: 41.140000 Lon: -79.754167), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4123992931

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Eau Claire Fire & Relief Assn (Lat: 41.135611 Lon: -79.799500), Call Sign: KGC729, Licensee ID: L00129936
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8200 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2001, Expiration Date: 01/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2011Registrant: County Of Butler, 309 Sunnyview Cir, Butler, PA 16001-3549, Phone: (412) 287-7769

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Rt 58 1.5 Miles E Of (Lat: 41.140056 Lon: -79.754194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: KNKK749
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9812B , Serial Number: 172RG1046, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence R Farrington, Po Box 244, Eau Claire, PA 16030

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$75,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9102.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Eau Claire, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert872.6 years
John778.8 years
Mary781.3 years
William575.8 years
James483.0 years
Harry480.5 years
Ruth480.2 years
Jessie386.0 years
Edward366.7 years
Frank388.7 years
Most common last names in Eau Claire, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sloan473.7 years
Kohlmeyer482.7 years
Bowser354.7 years
Montgomery375.9 years
Ross385.0 years
Ruth375.0 years
Stewart380.3 years
Beatty382.7 years
Layton384.0 years
Corbett373.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Businesses in Eau Claire, PA

  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Eau Claire compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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