Eau Claire is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 69,421 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Eau Claire is the eighth largest community in Wisconsin.
Eau Claire is a blue-collar town, with 36.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Eau Claire is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eau Claire who work in management occupations (13.87%), sales jobs (10.03%), and food service (8.99%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Eau Claire spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.18 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The city of Eau Claire is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.
The education level of Eau Claire citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.40% of adults in Eau Claire have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Eau Claire in 2018 was $32,430, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,720 for a family of four. However, Eau Claire contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eau Claire include German, Norwegian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Eau Claire is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Miao/Hmong.