Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 67,545 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 
Males: 32,812  (48.6%)
Females: 34,733  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 54703.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,376 (it was $36,399 in 2000)
Eau Claire:

$39,376
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,858 (it was $18,230 in 2000)

Eau Claire city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,200 (it was $91,700 in 2000)
Eau Claire:

$138,200
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $148,674; Detached houses: $151,252; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,941; In 2-unit structures: $172,680; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,830; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $39,563; Mobile homes: $25,612

Median gross rent in 2012: $704.

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Eau Claire races chart
  • White alone - 59,410 (90.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2,938 (4.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,238 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1,103 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 842 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 300 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eau Claire: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Norwegian (15.2%), Irish (8.2%), English (4.9%), Polish (4.8%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 30.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,231 people per square mile   (low).

Eau Claire,WI real estate house value index trend

Eau Claire, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Eau Claire:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eau Claire city:

  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

2,409 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:  3.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eau Claire to the number of sex offenders is 1,717 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,842 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,718 (2.0%)

Eau Claire satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (80.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Altoona, WI (1.6 miles ), Union, WI (2.1 miles ), Washington, WI (2.2 miles ), Lake Hallie, WI (2.2 miles ), Hallie, WI (2.5 miles ), Wheaton, WI (2.6 miles ), Brunswick, WI (2.7 miles ), Chippewa Falls, WI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 164 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 1998: 171 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1999: 188 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2000: 188 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2001: 169 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2002: 156 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 246 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2004: 238 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2005: 133 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2006: 194 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 73 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2010: 72 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $147,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 91.49 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Horseradish Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,391 (+19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 28,546 (76.7%)

Area code: 715

Eau Claire household income distribution Eau Claire home values distribution

Crime rates in Eau Claire by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 11110001020
per 100,000 1.61.61.61.60.00.00.01.50.03.00.0
Rapes 7181417781213282120
per 100,000 11.429.022.427.011.112.718.919.942.631.530.2
Robberies 2715172224131214152321
per 100,000 43.924.127.235.038.220.718.921.422.834.531.7
Assaults 10210712314285797256769398
per 100,000 165.8172.2196.5225.7135.2125.8113.485.7115.5139.4148.1
Burglaries 354397475314329390365362248406378
per 100,000 575.4638.8758.8499.1523.2621.0575.1554.0376.9608.4571.3
Thefts 1,9772,1392,0171,9011,5221,7071,5031,4061,4021,4461,531
per 100,000 3213.53442.03222.33021.52420.32718.22368.02151.72130.62166.72313.7
Auto thefts 1071301457578949859675450
per 100,000 173.9209.2231.6119.2124.0149.7154.490.3101.880.975.6
Arson 691317107227810
per 100,000 9.814.520.827.015.911.13.23.110.612.015.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.2) 228.1252.4254.2232.2180.2194.4180.3165.0173.6193.8190.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Eau Claire detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 137 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Eau Claire tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,311 (+7.5%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eau Claire-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Eau Claire city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eau Claire-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 241.2 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 392.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 269.8 miles away from Eau Claire center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eau Claire County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eau Claire topographic map

Birthplace of: William P. Steven - Newspaper executive, Ann Jones (author) - Feminist writer, Bill Schroeder - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Jan 9, 1971), Brad Radke - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Oct 27, 1972), Caryn Mower - Female professional wrestler, Ralph A. Ofstie - Admiral, Jake Dowell - Ice hockey player, Kim Severson - Food writer, Jerry Wunsch - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Jan 21, 1974), Larry Balow - Politician.

Main business address for: NORTHERN STATES POWER CO /WI/ (ELECTRIC SERVICES), NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC (ELECTRIC HOUSEWARES & FANS).

Hospitals in Eau Claire:

  • HEALTHSOUTH - OAK LEAF SURGERY CENTER (3802 W OAKWOOD MALL DR)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM EAU CLAIRE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1221 WHIPPLE ST)
  • OAK LEAF SURGCL HSPTL (Proprietary, 3802 OAKWOOD MALL DR)
  • SACRED HEART HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 900 W CLAIREMONT AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Eau Claire:

  • LUTHER HOSPITAL - MAYO CLINIC DIALYSIS (1221 WHIPPLE ST)
  • MAYO CLINIC DIALYSIS - LONDON ROAD (3845 LONDON ROAD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL DIALYSIS (900 W CLAIREMONT AVE)

Nursing Homes in Eau Claire:

  • CLAIREMONT NURSING AND REHAB (2120 HEIGHTS DR)
  • DOVE HEALTHCARE-SOUTH (3656 MALL DRIVE)
  • DOVE HEALTHCARE-WEST (1405 TRUAX BLVD)
  • SYVERSON LUTHERAN HOME (816 PORTER AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Eau Claire:

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Amtrak station near Eau Claire:

  • 1 miles: EAU CLARE (101 N. FARWELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in Eau Claire:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (Full-time enrollment: 10,143; Location: 105 Garfield Avenue; Public; Website: www.uwec.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (FT enrollment: 4,038; Location: 620 W Clairemont Ave; Public; Website: www.cvtc.edu)
  • Globe University-Eau Claire (FT enrollment: 289; Location: 4955 Bullis Farm Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.globeuniversity.edu/)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Eau Claire (FT enrollment: 105; Location: 3408 Mall Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: tspaeauclaire.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Eau Claire:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 23 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,120)
  • Winona State University (about 54 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 55 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 56 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 68 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Western Technical College (about 71 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 71 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)

Public high schools in Eau Claire:

Private high schools in Eau Claire:

  • REGIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 2100 FENWICK AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 501 GROVER RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 2361 N HASTINGS WAY; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Eau Claire:

  • DeLong Mid (Students: 893; Location: 2000 Vine St; Grades: 6-8)
  • South Mid (Students: 782; Location: 2115 Mitscher Ave; Grades: 6-8)
  • Early Learning Sch (Students: 779; Location: 500 Main St; Grades: KG)
  • Northstar Mid (Students: 547; Location: 2711 Abbe Hill Dr; Grades: 6-8)
  • Robbins El (Students: 470; Location: 3832 E Hamilton Ave; Grades: PK-5)
  • Sherman El (Students: 441; Location: 3110 W Vine St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Meadowview El (Students: 422; Location: 4714 Fairfax St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Manz El (Students: 411; Location: 1000 E Fillmore Ave; Grades: PK-5)
  • Davey El (Students: 410; Location: 3000 Starr Ave; Grades: PK-5)
  • Lakeshore El (Students: 409; Location: 711 Lake St; Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Eau Claire:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 1703 SHERWIN AVE; Grades: KG - 5)
  • CRESTVIEW ACADEMY (Students: 196; Location: 1519 PETERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • REGIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 2100 FENWICK AVE; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ST MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 1828 LYNN AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST MARK LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 3307 STATE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JAMES THE GREATER SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 2502 11TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • EAU CLAIRE ACADEMY (Students: 115; Location: 550 N DEWEY ST; Grades: UG - UG)
  • MESSIAH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 2015 N HASTINGS WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • EAU CLAIRE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 3031 EPIPHANY LN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 9 9TH AVE; Grades: PK - 11)
See full list of schools located in Eau Claire

Library in Eau Claire:

  • L.E. PHILLIPS MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,674,407; Location: 400 EAU CLAIRE ST.; 244,077 books; 4,723 e-books; 26,652 audio materials; 27,007 video materials; 56 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 347 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • No bus stop on Farwell Street. Bus stop is now on Rt. 124.
  • The Greyhound bus terminal is no longer at 101 N Farwell st. It has been moved to out on Texaco Drive near the old mill center. The new Commerce building is in its place now.
  • Please add a new FM radio station that went on the air in the Eau Claire (WI) metro area in October. You have the Eau Claire FM radio stations posted under: "Strongest FM radio stations in Eau Claire." The new FM radio station is:  WJLM (96.9 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: EAU CLAIRE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL)

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Notable locations in Eau Claire: Sky Park Industrial Center (A), Eau Claire Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Princeton Valley Golf Course (C), Mill Run Golf Course (D), Lowes Creek Golf Course (E), Dells Siding (F), Chippewa Valley Industrial Park (G), W R Davies Student Union Building (H), Mayo Clinic Medical Transport Mayo One Helicopter (I), Eau Claire Fire and Rescue Station 8 (J), Eau Claire Fire and Rescue Station 10 (K), Eau Claire Fire and Rescue Station 5 (L), Eau Claire Fire and Rescue Station 9 (M), Eau Claire Fire and Rescue Station 6 (N), Eau Claire Fire and Rescue Station 2 (O), Eau Claire Fire Department Station 8 (P), Chippewa Valley Regional Airport Fire Department (Q), William D McIntyre Library (R), Richard E Hibbard Humanities Hall (S), Putnam Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: London Square Mall Shopping Center (1), Eau Claire Shopping Center (2), Gateway Shopping Center (3), Highland Mall Shopping Center (4), Holiday Plaza Shopping Center (5), Oak Pointe Plaza Shopping Center (6), Oakwood Mall Shopping Center (7), Putnam Heights Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Eau Claire include: NORTHERN STATES POWER CO /WI/ (A), NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eau Claire include: Christian Community Church (A), First Church of Christ Scientist (B), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (C), Apostolic Faith Church (D), Bethel Baptist Church (E), Birch Street Baptist Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Chapel Heights United Methodist Church (H), Christ Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Hill Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Lakeview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Halfmoon Lake (A), Big Dells Pond 5752 (B), Half Moon Lake 2.54 (C), Dells Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Otter Creek (A), Sherman Creek (B), Eau Claire River (C), Little Niagara Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eau Claire include: Archery Park (1), Cameron Park Playground (2), Davey Playground (3), Hobart Playground (4), Kaiser Field (5), Kessler Field (6), Locust Lane Playground (7), Manz Playground (8), Oakwood Hills Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Half Moon Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: AGER Association (Museums; 514 West Madison) (1), Chippewa Valley Museum (P O Box 1204) (2), Children's Museum of Eau Claire Inc (306 South Barstow Street) (3), Schlegelmilch-Mcdaniel House (Historical Places & Services; 517 South Farwell Street) (4), Paul Bunyan Logging Camp (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1110 Carson Park Drive) (5), All Star Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1512 North Clairemont Avenue) (6), Adventurers Guild (Amusement & Theme Parks; 307 South Barstow Street) (7), Donivan's Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 815 Truax Boulevard) (8), Loose Change Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1917 Kern Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western White House Inn (1828 South Hastings Way) (1), Days Inn (6319 Truax Lane) (2), Holiday Inn (2703 Craig Road) (3), Antlers Motel (2245 South Hastings Way) (4), Apple Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast (6700 US Highway 53 South) (5), Best Western Atrium Inn (2851 Hendrickson Drive) (6), Americinn of Eau Claire (6200 Texaco Drive) (7), Best Western White House Inn - Reservations (1828 South Hastings Way) (8), Burgundy's Restaurant (1202 West Clairemont Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Government - Courts-Federal- Bankruptcy Court- Judge Thomas S Uts (500 South Barstow Street) (1), Bankruptcy Court (500 South Barstow Street) (2), Eau Claire County - Clerk Of Court- Community Service (721 Oxford Avenue) (3), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (402 Graham Avenue) (4), Court Administrator (405 South Barstow Street) (5), Eau Claire County - Clerk Of Court- Courts (721 Oxford Avenue) (6), United States Government - Court Security (500 South Barstow Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Eau Claire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 66.6. This is about average.

City:

66.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eau Claire and their reported violations in the past:

COZY ACRES LLC FRONT (Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-17-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-29-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WESTGATE SPORTSMANS CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
COZY ACRES LLC BACK (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-17-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-29-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SLEEP INN & SUITES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between SEP-23-2009 and OCT-31-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-12-2009 to DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2009)
SHADY ELM RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
STOUTS LODGE - EAST WELL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2012), St Other (FEB-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2006), St Public Notif issued (SEP-24-2006), St Other (NOV-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2007)

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

  • EAU CLAIRE WATERWORKS (Population served: 66,060, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEGACY LODGE (Address: 3806 OAKWOOD HILLS PKWY STE 1 , Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHSTAR MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC (Address: 623 N. Hastings Way , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMP MANITOU - SOUTH WASH HOUSE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRUAX CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VIEW THE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEGA HOLIDAY / BURGER KING (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE LODGE 1408 (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WELCOME MATT THE (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOKES B&B BAR (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Eau Claire in 2010:

  • 3,711 people in college/university student housing
  • 256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 254 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Eau Claire in 2000:

  • 3,404 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 391 people in nursing homes
  • 274 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 176 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 113 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 66 people in other group homes
  • 51 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 45 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 29 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 29 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in halfway houses
  • 21 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Eau Claire, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Eau Claire compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Eau Claire (2011 data):

  • Associated Bank, National Association: Eau Claire Regis Branch, Eau Claire-Southtowne Branch, Eau Claire Water Branch, Eau Claire Festival Branch, Eau Claire Pick N Save West Branch, Eau Claire Pick N Save East Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Bank Mutual: Eau Claire Cub Foods Branch, 319 East Grand Avenue Branch, 2812 Mall Drive Branch, Clairemont Branch, 2722 Eddy Lane Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Eau Claire Mill Run Branch, Eau Claire Sky Park Branch, Eau Claire Oakwood Branch, Eau Claire Main Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Eau Claire Mb Branch, Washington Branch, Eau Claire Westgate Branch, Eau Claire Downtown Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Eau Claire Drive Up Branch, Highway 93 Branch, Eau Claire Wealth Management, Eau Claire Branch. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Citizens Community Federal: at 2174 Eastridge Center, Gordys, Cameron Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $444.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • Alliance Bank: Branch at 310 Pinnacle Way, branch established on 2007/05/01; American Bank Branch at 2728 Mall Drive, branch established on 1971/12/13. Info updated 2007/03/09: Bank assets: $594.8 mil, Deposits: $509.0 mil, headquarters in Lake City, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Financial Services, Inc.
  • United Bank: Eau Claire Loan Production Office at 3410 Oakwood Mall Drive, branch established on 2003/03/05; Eau Claire Gateway Drive Office at 3625 Gateway Drive, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.4 mil, Deposits: $165.7 mil, headquarters in Osseo, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: United Citizens 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Peoples Bank of Wisconsin: Eau Claire Branch at 2720 Golf Road, branch established on 1995/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $273.0 mil, Deposits: $213.8 mil, headquarters in Hayward, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Hayward Bancshares, Inc.
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Eau Claire, Wisconsin:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites Eau Claire, Wi, 4075 Commonwealth Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 839-7100, Fax: (715) 839-7050
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 809 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 834-6611, Fax: (715) 834-6611
  • Ramada Convention Center, 205 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 835-6121, Fax: (715) 835-3592
  • Best Western Midway Hotel, 2851 Hendrickson Dr, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 835-2242, Fax: (715) 835-1027
  • Comfort Inn Eau Claire, 3117 Craig Rd, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 833-9798, Fax: (715) 833-9798
  • Country Inn And Suites-eau Claire, 3614 Gtwy Dr, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 832-7289, Fax: (715) 832-7289
  • Clarion Hotel Campus Area, 2703 Craig Rd, Eau Claire, WI 54701 , Phone: (715) 835-2211, Fax: (715) 835-1249
  • Days Inn West, 6319 Truax Ln, Eau Claire, WI 54703 , Phone: (800) 950-4850
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eau Claire city (based on Eau Claire County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.11%
Here: 58.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist General Conference
Adherents33.6%28.4%14.4%5.4%2.8%
Congregations11.5%14.9%16.1%9.2%3.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.4%2.1%1.5%1.1%8.4%
Congregations3.4%4.6%1.1%2.3%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Eau Claire County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Eau Claire County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Eau Claire County:

4.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Eau Claire County:

25.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 35$161,348$55,3193$3,127
Other Government Administration 11$60,676$66,19220$7,852
Judicial and Legal 3$22,101$88,4041$3,361
Police Protection - Officers 96$507,873$63,4840$0
Police - Other 41$171,981$50,33610$15,150
Firefighters 94$484,342$61,8311$3,733
Fire - Other 2$7,413$44,4780$0
Streets and Highways 33$193,518$70,3700$0
Health 29$136,092$56,31431$85,781
Sewerage 26$119,111$54,9741$1,676
Parks and Recreation 35$154,152$52,85265$21,417
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$45,942$55,1301$481
Water Supply 29$137,760$57,0040$0
Transit 34$132,073$46,6146$7,513
Local Libraries 17$75,151$53,04855$88,397
Other and Unallocable 41$212,367$62,1562$1,107
Totals for Government 536$2,621,900$58,699196$239,595

Eau Claire government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,047,000 ($74.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,180,000 ($32.27)
    General - Other: $1,149,000 ($17.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $200,000 ($2.96)
    Libraries: $93,000 ($1.38)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($1.11)
    Health - Other: $60,000 ($0.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($0.78)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($0.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,324,000 ($182.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,180,000 ($106.30)
    Regular Highways: $7,090,000 ($104.97)
    Water Utilities: $5,785,000 ($85.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,575,000 ($82.54)
    Health - Other: $5,233,000 ($77.47)
    Sewerage: $5,103,000 ($75.55)
    Transit Utilities: $4,418,000 ($65.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,348,000 ($49.57)
    Libraries: $3,245,000 ($48.04)
    Financial Administration: $2,326,000 ($34.44)
    Central Staff Services: $1,822,000 ($26.97)
    General - Other: $1,678,000 ($24.84)
    General Public Buildings: $674,000 ($9.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $631,000 ($9.34)
    Parking Facilities: $421,000 ($6.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $406,000 ($6.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $367,000 ($5.43)
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000 ($4.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($1.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,460,000 ($51.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $791,000 ($11.71)
    Police Protection: $241,000 ($3.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $224,000 ($3.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,814,000 ($426.59)

Eau Claire government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,156,000 ($91.14)
    Regular Highways: $2,139,000 ($31.67)
    All Other: $1,486,000 ($22.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,186,000 ($17.56)
    Parking Facilities: $215,000 ($3.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $189,000 ($2.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($1.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,531,000 ($22.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,333,000 ($19.73)
    Health and Hospitals: $275,000 ($4.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,005,000 ($44.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,991,000 ($44.28)
    Special Assessments: $2,517,000 ($37.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $917,000 ($13.58)
    General Revenue, NEC: $700,000 ($10.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $605,000 ($8.96)
    Rents: $112,000 ($1.66)
    Sale of Property: $48,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,150,000 ($105.86)
    Transit Utilities: $663,000 ($9.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,707,000 ($158.52)
    All Other: $3,307,000 ($48.96)
    Highways: $2,723,000 ($40.31)
    Health and Hospitals: $695,000 ($10.29)
  • Tax - Property: $23,931,000 ($354.30)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,254,000 ($18.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,039,000 ($15.38)
    NEC: $661,000 ($9.79)
    Other License: $575,000 ($8.51)

Eau Claire government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,408,000 ($1086.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,837,000 ($1063.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,050,000 ($133.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,479,000 ($110.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,869,000 ($27.67)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,636,000 ($24.22)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $233,000 ($3.45)

Eau Claire government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,160,000 ($106.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,063,000 ($1007.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,043,000 ($148.69)

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Chippewa County, WI  1.36% ($29,748 average AGI)
from Dunn County, WI  0.52% ($27,435)
from Trempealeau County, WI  0.32% ($32,000)


6.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Eau Claire County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chippewa County, WI  1.37% ($33,602 average AGI)
to Dunn County, WI  0.46% ($30,384)
to Dane County, WI  0.31% ($32,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eau Claire:

  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WBIZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVM (1050 AM; 1 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eau Claire:

  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEM (91.3 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FOURTH DIMENSION, INC.)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCFW (105.7 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/WCFW)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W206AH (89.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • W204BP (88.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eau Claire:

  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Eau Claire fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 63
Total length: 549 meters (1,801ft)
Total costs: $13,045,000
Total average daily traffic: 766,554
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,417

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 17
  • 2000-2009: 25
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Eau Claire, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eau Claire)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 211 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Eau Claire, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 400 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eau Claire)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 87 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eau Claire)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED175$115,045442$235,4631,679$122,98687$62,4807$426,794268$306,62011$23,204
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$114,68723$113,250237$114,9399$23,6910$014$84,7573$47,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$126,63847$102,987372$122,13533$47,0550$039$109,46010$32,121
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$121,62928$112,368207$133,5433$33,8070$012$171,8471$96,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$123,2135$92,32440$123,1762$12,2150$04$97,8230$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Eau Claire, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED171$123,382192$132,0222$82,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$108,79618$149,1410$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$120,85428$125,4430$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$143,64312$133,1800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$113,0680$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 173
  • Hazardous Condition: 140
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 25

Incident types - Eau Claire

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eau Claire, WI
Most common first names in Eau Claire, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41774.9 years
Mary28978.4 years
William27976.0 years
Robert27272.3 years
George23477.9 years
Margaret22681.3 years
Helen21480.7 years
Donald18769.3 years
James17471.1 years
Charles17075.0 years
Most common last names in Eau Claire, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson40378.5 years
Anderson25278.7 years
Olson18578.6 years
Larson15177.6 years
Peterson14376.4 years
Nelson13678.5 years
Hanson12980.4 years
Smith11877.8 years
Thompson10977.3 years
Miller10577.2 years
Businesses in Eau Claire, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T1Macy's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets21
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's4
AmericInn1Men's Wearhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1Menards2
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity2
Arby's3New Balance4
Audi1Nike2
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Baymont Inn1Office Depot1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Old Country Buffet1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Olive Garden1
Burger King4Pac Sun1
Carson Pirie Scott1Panera Bread1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza1
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske2
Coldwater Creek1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Pizza Hut3
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen6RadioShack2
Days Inn2Ramada1
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry4Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza2Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Eddie Bauer1SONIC Drive-In1
Express1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sears2
Fashion Bug1Sleep Inn1
FedEx9Slumberland1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
GNC1Starbucks3
GameStop1Subaru1
Gap1Subway10
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block4T-Mobile4
Hardee's3T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Hollister Co.1Target1
Honda1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1True Value1
Hyundai1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS16
Jimmy John's3Vans3
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Knights Inn1Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy3Wendy's2
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 (54703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 (54703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
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  • Gary Bennis (16)
  • Daniel J. Dravis (5)
  • David E. Garlie (5)
  • Eric C. Fromm (5)
  • David J. Prince (5)
  • Roger J. Gravrok (4)
  • Thomas Edward Mcgee (4)
  • David R. Collins (4)
  • Nathaniel J. Stewart (4)
  • Patrick John Kavanaugh (4)

Total of 206 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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