Eau Claire County WI Information


Eau Claire County Subdivisions

Eau Claire County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 102,647
Population in Households 97,782
Population in Familes 71,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,865
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 41,074
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 24,297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 43,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,129 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,945 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,794 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $153,068
Average Home Value $186,420


Median Household Income $48,318
Average Household Income $64,315
Per Capita Income $26,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.62%
Households 0.63% 0.64%
Families 0.51% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Eau Claire County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eau Claire County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 81st
Population Density1 # 15 81st
Diversity Index2 # 31 58th
Median Household Income # 42 43rd
Per Capita Income # 32 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.