Eau Claire County WI Information


Eau Claire County Subdivisions

Eau Claire County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 103,749
Daytime Population: Workers 63,185
Daytime Population: Residents 48,136
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 111,321
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 98,980
Population in Familes 71,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,769
Population Density2 163
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $51,789
Average Household Income $67,954
Per Capita Income $27,650


Total Housing Units 44,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,921 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,564 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,732 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $162,277
Average Home Value $196,222


Total Households 41,485
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 24,467
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.69% 0.68%
Households 0.68% 0.69%
Families 0.54% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.76%


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, 2017 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 # 14 82nd
Population Density # 15 81st
Diversity Index # 31 58th
Median Household Income # 43 42nd
Per Capita Income # 34 54th

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