Eau Claire County

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Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Phone: (715) 839-4803
Fax: (715) 839-4854
www.co.eau-claire.wi.us

In west-central WI, east of Saint Paul, MN; organized Oct 6, 1856 from Clark County. Name Origin: For Eau Clair River, which runs through it; French transliteration of an Indian word meaning 'clear water.'

Area (sq mi):: 645.28 (land 637.64; water 7.64) Population per square mile: 147.60
Population 2005: 94,089 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 9.30% Population 2000: 93,142 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 2.50%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 32.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,250; median household $39,219; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,934-$27,469
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eau Claire County seat (62,576)

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