Eau Claire, WI

67,776 Population
32.1 square miles 2,106.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Population Density
2,106.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.5%
was 39.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.4%
was 4.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
19.1%
was 18.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
13.7%
was 13.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 3.9
Ranked 4th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
15.4%
was 16.5%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$45,403
was $48,631
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.7
43.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
169
was 182.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,538
was 2,332.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
28,871
was 28,411
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$807
was $762
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
246
was 229
 
Occupied Housing Units
27,912
was 26,475
 
Homeownership Rate
56.3%
was 59.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
61
was 61
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
888.8
was 884.5
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.3%
was 15.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
185
was 168
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.6
was 7.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.7
was 3.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.0%
was 97.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.9%
was 92.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.3%
was 33.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI

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