Eau Claire, Wisconsin Population 2019

Eau Claire, Wisconsin's estimated population is 68,866 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Eau Claire, Wisconsin is the 8th largest city in Wisconsin based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2121.19 people/mi² (818.99 people/km²).

The overall median age is 31.4 years, 31 years for males, and 31.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.33 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is $47,660, while the mean household income is $61,539.

Eau Claire Wi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eau Claire Wi was:

  • White: 90.91%
  • Asian: 4.74%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Other race: 0.10%

How Many People Live in Eau Claire, Wisconsin?

68,866
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201868,8662700.39%
201768,5963200.47%
201668,2765110.75%
201567,765180.03%
201467,747-146-0.22%
201367,8935550.82%
201267,3385010.75%
201166,8375400.81%
201066,2974,5930.72%
200061,7044,8480.82%
199056,8565,3470.99%
198051,5096,8901.45%
197044,6196,6321.62%
196037,9871,9290.52%
195036,0585,3131.61%
194030,7454,4581.58%
193026,2875,3812.32%
192020,9062,5961.33%
191018,3107930.44%
190017,5171020.06%
189017,4157,2965.58%
188010,1190.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018168,6691,2330.73%
2017167,4369690.58%
2016166,4679320.56%
2015165,5355130.31%
2014165,0222040.12%
2013164,8189410.57%
2012163,8771,0090.62%
2011162,8681,2140.75%
2010161,6540.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,770
Asian3,223
Two or More Races1,432
Black or African American700
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390
American Indian and Alaska Native365
Some Other Race65

Eau Claire Wi Population Pyramid 2019

Eau Claire Wi Median Age

31.4


Total

31


Male

31.6


Female

Eau Claire Wi Adults

There are 55,083 adults, (8,895 of whom are seniors) in Eau Claire Wi.

Eau Claire Wi Age Dependency

47.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Eau Claire Wi Sex Ratio

Female

34,953

51.44%

Male

32,992

48.56%

Eau Claire Wi Households and Families

Eau Claire Wi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Eau Claire Wi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All54.3%45.7%
Female43.7%56.3%
Male42.9%57.1%
Non Family35.3%64.7%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4022.3354.3
Non Family13,0761.4935.3
Married11,0563.1180
Female2,1802.9843.7
Male1,0903.1142.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eau Claire Wi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0982.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,5773.89%
High School Graduate9,98424.61%
Some College9,39023.15%
Associates Degree5,63813.90%
Bachelors Degree8,44420.82%
Graduate Degree4,43210.93%

Eau Claire Wi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,21335,40212,020
Asian1,7371,170496
Hispanic653457192
Black36529279
Multiple Races34031196
Native American20218217
Islander143143
Other Race221211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,786$40,668$30,832
Less Than High School$21,127$21,588$17,461
High School Grad$27,543$31,233$23,943
Some College$31,683$38,118$27,304
Bachelors Degree$43,957$50,872$39,825
Graduate Degree$52,306$65,184$44,959

$34,786

Average Earnings

$40,668

Average Male

$30,832

Average Female

Eau Claire Wi Language

Eau Claire Wi Language by Age

Eau Claire Wi Language

92.96% of Eau Claire Wi residents speak only English, while 7.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Eau Claire Wi Poverty

Eau Claire Wi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,0998,92015.62%
Asian3,00779726.50%
Hispanic1,48350433.99%
Multiple1,31749537.59%
Native34724971.76%
Black59824741.30%
Islander3584813.41%
Other5911.69%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eau Claire Wi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eau Claire Wi is Native, with 71.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eau Claire Wi is Other, with 1.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.59%
High School11.69%
Some College9.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.42%
Male Unemployed41.93%
Female Employed16.35%
Male Employed13.28%

Eau Claire Wi Income

Eau Claire Wi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,660$61,539
Families$67,656$80,114
Married Families$78,770-
Non Families$30,076$38,740

Eau Claire Wi Marital Status

Eau Claire Wi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Eau Claire Wi Married by Age and Sex

Eau Claire Wi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Eau Claire Wi Marital Status by Race

Eau Claire Wi Veterans

3,724

Number of Veterans

3,438

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,294
Second Gulf War698
First Gulf War603
World War II281
Korea248

Eau Claire Wi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6387.15%
Indian5017.61%
Hispanic262.49%
Black172.94%
Asian140.59%
2 or More50.88%

Eau Claire Wi Veterans by Education

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eau Claire Wi Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Eau Claire Wi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.95%

Born in Wisconsin

95.73%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.73% of Eau Claire Wi residents were born in the United States, with 68.95% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.