Eau Claire, WI 54701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Not Acceptable, USPS
Caryville, WI 54701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,505
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,955
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,611
  • County: Eau Claire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.795, Longitude -91.483
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eau Claire, WI 54701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,173
Population in Households 35,830
Population in Familes 25,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,343
Population Density1 455
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 15,901
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 9,034
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,154 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,747 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 748 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $173,540
Average Home Value $206,732


Median Household Income $50,879
Average Household Income $70,126
Per Capita Income $28,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.54%
Households 0.59% 0.59%
Families 0.47% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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, WI 54701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54701 to the other 772 ZIP Codes 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 98th
Population Density1 # 157 80th
Diversity Index2 # 208 73rd
Median Household Income # 429 45th
Per Capita Income # 247 68th

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