Eau Claire, Wisconsin Population 2022

68,898
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Eau Claire is a city located in Eau Claire County Wisconsin. Eau Claire has a 2020 population of 68,898. It is also the county seat of Eau Claire County. Eau Claire is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 3.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,298 in 2010.

The average household income in Eau Claire is $69,235 with a poverty rate of 16.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $835 per month, and the median house value is $155,000. The median age in Eau Claire is 31.7 years, 31.5 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Eau Claire Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eau Clairewas:

  • White: 90.17%
  • Asian: 5.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.67%
  • Black or African American: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.16%
The current population of Eau Claire, Wisconsin is 68,898 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 68,898.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,298.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021170,9848400.49%
2020170,1448400.49%
2019169,3048400.50%
2018168,4641,1350.67%
2017167,3298990.54%
2016166,4309290.56%
2015165,5014780.29%
2014165,0232010.12%
2013164,8229300.56%
2012163,8921,0060.61%
2011162,8861,2310.76%
2010161,6550.00%

Eau Claire Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,48790.17%
Asian3,7255.46%
Two or More Races1,1381.67%
Black or African American9621.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native3950.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3740.55%
Some Other Race1060.16%
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Eau Claire Population by Race

Eau Claire Population Pyramid $2022

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Eau Claire Median Age

31.7


Total

31.5


Male

31.9


Female

Eau Claire Adults

There are 55,477 adults, (9,538 of whom are seniors) in Eau Claire.

Eau Claire Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Eau Claire Sex Ratio

Female

35,183

51.60%

Male

33,004

48.40%

Eau Claire Population by Age

Eau Claire Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Eau Claire Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.5%60.5%
Male42.5%57.5%
Female48.3%51.7%
All56.6%43.4%
Married81.1%18.9%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eau Claire Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4402.3456.6
Non Family13,2451.5539.5
Married10,7453.0681.1
Female2,1163.1248.3
Male1,3343.2142.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Eau Claire Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9452.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,3793.35%
High School Graduate9,60423.35%
Some College9,09022.10%
Associates Degree6,10214.83%
Bachelors Degree9,26422.52%
Graduate Degree4,75211.55%
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Eau Claire Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eau Claire Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37,39035,92613,095
Asian1,8401,320614
Hispanic680438144
Black41932961
2+ Races40038299
Native American25325313
Islander234234
Other Race5430

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.02%.

Eau Claire Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,095$44,991$32,350
Less Than 9th Grade$29,375$38,244$19,403
High School Graduate$30,090$36,725$25,334
Some College$36,624$42,080$30,129
Bachelors Degree$45,208$54,101$40,757
Graduate Degree$57,538$65,592$54,446

$39,095

Average Earnings

$44,991

Average Male

$32,350

Average Female

Eau Claire Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eau Claire Language by Age

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Eau Claire Language

91.92% of Eau Claire residents speak only English, while 8.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Eau Claire Language

Eau Claire Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,8898,68115.26%
Hispanic1,52362040.71%
Asian3,57843312.10%
Black86541347.75%
Multiple1,04934132.51%
Native38630077.72%
Islander3094915.86%
Other1NaN%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.53%

Male Poverty Rate

17.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eau Claire

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eau Claire is Native, with 77.72% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.23%.

Eau Claire Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.84%
High School10.34%
Some College9.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Eau Claire Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.39%
Female Unemployed33.67%
Female Employed16.34%
Male Employed11.51%

Eau Claire Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eau Claire Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,477$69,235
Families$77,009$89,762
Married Families$88,794-
Non Families$35,065$44,600
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Income by Household Type

Eau Claire Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Eau Claire Married by Age and Sex

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Eau Claire 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 Marital Status by Race

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Eau Claire Marital Status

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3,522

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,339
Second Gulf War712
First Gulf War659
Korea198
World War II137

Eau Claire Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74957
75+898
35 to 54880
55 to 64527
18 to 34260

Eau Claire Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3856.66%
Native American7120.64%
Asian250.95%
Hispanic211.91%
Other Race2125.93%
Black203.29%

Eau Claire Veterans by Race

Eau Claire Veterans by Education

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6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eau Claire Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Eau Claire Employment by Age

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Eau Claire Employment by Race

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Eau Claire Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.92%

Born in Eau Claire

95.54%

Native Born

4.46%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.54% of Eau Claire residents were born in the United States, with 67.92% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eau Claire Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202268,898320.05%
202168,866320.05%
202068,834320.05%
201968,802320.05%
201868,7702230.33%
201768,5472930.43%
201668,2545140.76%
201567,740-7-0.01%
201467,747-145-0.21%
201367,8925500.82%
201267,3425010.75%
201166,8415430.82%
201066,2984,5940.72%
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%

Eau Claire Population by Year