Eau Claire County

Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

721 Oxford Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Phone: (715) 839-4803
Fax: (715) 839-4854

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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    Kuper, for example, left teaching when she married in 1942, but started again in the 1950s, and served as principal of Sherman School in Eau Claire County from 1954 to 1961.
    The Eau Claire County Board of Supervisors voted 23-4 to move to a "moment of reflection," after received a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
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