Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Current Temperature ° Population 67,186

Homefacts City Report

Eau Claire is located in Chippewa County, WI. The population is 67,186, making Eau Claire the largest city in Chippewa County and the 8th largest city in the state of Wisconsin.

There are 23 public schools in Eau Claire with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Eau Claire is very low, and there are 242 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Eau Claire is low and the median home sales price is $162,450.

Cities near Eau Claire include Altoona, Union and Lake Hallie.

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 7.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 33.4%

Crime Rate

5.34% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 100
  • Violent Crimes: 169
  • Robbery: 25
  • Burglary: 354
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

56.30% Higher than national avg.
  • 242 offenders in Eau Claire
  • 36.02 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $144,900
  • Median Sales Price: $162,450
  • Foreclosures: 13
  • Homes For Sale: 472
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

1,735 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 13
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,713

Unemployment

Low 3.1%
  • Wisconsin unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

23 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 23 K-12 public schools in Eau Claire, WI and 11 private schools. Homefacts rates Eau Claire's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

242 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$144,900 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$162,450 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.8%
  • Rented
    37.7%
  • Owned
    55.5%

472 Homes For Sale View All

$95,000
1223 Barron Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$150,000
539 Lake Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703
5 Beds | 2 Baths
$239,900
2025 Meadow Lane
Eau Claire, WI 54701
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$139,000
1103/1105 Nestle Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
-- Beds | -- Baths

13 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$NR
Ferry
Eau Claire, WI 54703
5 Beds | 2 Baths
$185,675
Frona
Eau Claire, WI 54701
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$160,886
Dale
Eau Claire, WI 54703
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$125,808
Cameron
Eau Claire, WI 54703
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

65 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Eau Claire, WI issued 65 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Eau Claire, WI issued 246 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 246 permits, 61 were issued for single family homes and 185 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Eau Claire, WI
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $488
  • 1 Bedroom: $587
  • 2 Bedrooms: $773
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,088
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,278

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Environmental Hazards

1735 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (208/215)
    Eau Claire, WI has 96.74% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Eau Claire, WI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.99 Average
    Eau Claire, WI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 13.18°
  • February 18.77°
  • March 32.5°
  • April 44.98°
  • May 57.7°
  • June 66.78°
  • July 72.13°
  • August 69°
  • September 60.42°
  • October 47.78°
  • November 35.72°
  • December 18.65°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Eau Claire, WI

Earthquakes
Eau Claire, WI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Eau Claire, WI has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Eau Claire, WI has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Eau Claire, WI has a low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Eau Claire, WI: $48,631

Unemployment

Unemployment in Eau Claire is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 4.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.62%
White Collar - 63.38%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Scott Walker
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin
  • Sen. Ron Johnson

City Representatives

  • Ron Kind

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

38 FCC Towers view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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