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Population (year 2000): 61,704. Estimated population in July 2005: 62,570 (+1.4% change)
Males: 29,342 (47.6%), Females: 32,362 (52.4%)

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Median resident age: 29.4 years
Median household income: $36,399 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,800 (year 2000)

Races in Eau Claire:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Other Asian (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (41.6%), Norwegian (24.9%), Irish (11.9%), English (6.8%), Polish (5.8%), Swedish (4.0%).

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Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 30.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Eau Claire

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eau Claire city

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

2.7% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,311 (+7.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (111.8 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (333.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (3.5 miles Altoona, WI (3.7 miles Seymour, WI (6.3 miles Hallie, Falls, WI Chippewa (10.7 miles WI (13.8 miles Tilden,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 133 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 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

Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 91.49 W

Area code: 715


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.4%), Retail trade (18.3%), Manufacturing (11.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,942 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 24,795 (75.8%)


 

Crime in Eau Claire by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 0 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Rapes 19 7 18 14 17
    per 100,000 30.8 11.3 29.2 22.7 27.6
Robberies 13 27 15 17 22
    per 100,000 21.1 43.8 24.3 27.6 35.7
Assaults 102 102 107 123 142
    per 100,000 165.3 165.3 173.4 199.3 230.1
Burglaries 376 354 397 475 314
    per 100,000 609.4 573.7 643.4 769.8 508.9
Thefts 1,829 1,977 2,139 2,017 1,901
    per 100,000 2964.2 3204.0 3466.5 3268.8 3080.8
Auto thefts 96 107 130 145 75
    per 100,000 155.6 173.4 210.7 235.0 121.5
225.4 234.5 255.8 262.3 237.9


Average climate in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eau Claire-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.3 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 4 (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.


Birthplace of: 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), Jerry Wunsch - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Jan 21, 1974), Paul Menard - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 21, 1980).


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


Hospitals/medical centers in Eau Claire:
  • LUTHER HOSPITAL (1221 WHIPPLE ST)
  • OAK LEAF SURGICAL HOSPITAL (3802 OAKWOOD MALL DRIVE)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (900 W CLAIREMONT AVE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eau Claire:
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 3 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 68 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; ID: LSE)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 93 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eau Claire:
  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 27 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; ID: W11)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 35 miles; CHETEK, WI; ID: Y23)
  • BOYCEVILLE MUNI (about 40 miles; BOYCEVILLE, WI; ID: 3T3)

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

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Eau Claire:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (Full-time enrollment: 9,866; Location: PARK AND GARFIELD; Public; Website: www.uwec.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,601; Location: 620 W CLAIREMONT AVE; Public; Website: www.chippewa.tec.wi.us)
  • PROFESSIONAL HAIR DESIGN ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 3408 MALL DRIVE; Private, for-profit)
  • HEARTLAND AVIATION (Location: 3800 STARR AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN COLLEGE (Location: 501 GROVER RD; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Eau Claire:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 31 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 55 miles; WINONA, MN; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 73 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; FT enrollment: 8,669)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 78 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; FT enrollment: 5,491)
Public high schools in Eau Claire:
  • MEMORIAL HI (Students: 1,797; Location: 2225 KEITH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH HI (Students: 1,581; Location: 1801 PIEDMONT RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TECHNOLOGY CHARTER SCH (Students: 193; Location: 2225 KEITH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MCKINLEY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 1266 MCKINLEY RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Eau Claire:
  • EAU CLAIRE REGIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 2100 FENWICK AVE.; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 501 GROVER ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • EAU CLAIRE ACADEMY (Students: 106; Location: P.O. BOX 1168; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 2361 N HASTINGS WAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • EAU CLAIRE CHRISTIAN HS (Students: 38; Location: 322 FULTON ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: 9 NINTH AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Eau Claire:
  • DELONG MID (Students: 929; Location: 2000 VINE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH MID (Students: 903; Location: 2115 MITSCHER AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHSTAR MID (Students: 619; Location: 2711 ABBE HILL DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBBINS EL (Students: 421; Location: 3832 E HAMILTON AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHWOODS EL (Students: 412; Location: 3600 NORTHWOODS LN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SHERMAN EL (Students: 407; Location: 3110 VINE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MEADOWVIEW EL (Students: 402; Location: 4714 FAIRFAX ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PUTNAM HEIGHTS EL (Students: 372; Location: 633 W MACARTHUR AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MANZ EL (Students: 370; Location: 1000 E FILLMORE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LOCUST LANE EL (Students: 367; Location: 3245 LOCUST LN; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Eau Claire:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 1703 SHERWIN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • EAU CLAIRE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 3031 EPIPHANY LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • REGIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 448 N. DEWEY STREET; Grades: 7 - 8)
  • ST JAMES THE GREATER SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 2502 NORTH 11TH STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST OLAF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 2407 NORTH LANE; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST MARK LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 3307 STATE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MESSIAH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 2015 N HASTINGS WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Eau Claire:
  • L.E. PHILLIPS MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,952,401; Location: 400 EAU CLAIRE ST.; 234,677 books; 18,365 audio materials; 13,866 video materials; 596 serial subscriptions)
 

Eau Claire compared to Wisconsin state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

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)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • 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)

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)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • 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)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • 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.)
  • 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)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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