Eau Claire is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 597 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eau Claire is the 530th largest community in Michigan.
Eau Claire is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eau Claire is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eau Claire who work in office and administrative support (16.01%), teaching (12.42%), and management occupations (12.09%).
Because of many things, Eau Claire is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Eau Claire a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Eau Claire has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Eau Claire’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Eau Claire is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Eau Claire is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.70% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Eau Claire in 2018 was $18,505, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,020 for a family of four. However, Eau Claire contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eau Claire is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Eau Claire home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eau Claire residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Eau Claire also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.11% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eau Claire include German, Irish, Jamaican, Finnish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Eau Claire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.