Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Eau Claire: The most populous city in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. It is located on the Chippewa River in western Wisconsin. Eau Claire is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Eau Claire Children's Museum and the Chippewa Valley Museum.


Eau Claire is a city located in the county of Eau Claire in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 63,902 and a population density of 713 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 67,065 inhabitants.

Eau Claire locator map
Location of Eau Claire on Wisconsin map.

Quick Facts about Eau Claire

Population : 67,065 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Eau Claire County
Postal code : 54701–54703
Phone Area Codes : 715
Area : 89.58 km2
Altitude : 787 feet / 240 meters
Capital city : Eau Claire is capital of Eau Claire County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:47:31 (20th April 2024)
Density : 749 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.72% (2010-2020)
Eau Claire - Barstow street looking north 2005 image
Eau Claire - Barstow street looking north 2005
Eau Claire - Barstow street looking north 2005 image


Eau Claire is located at 44°48'41"N 91°29'55"W (44.8113500, -91.4984900).

Eau Claire map


The population of Eau Claire increased by 4.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 63,902 - census
2011 64,850 1.46% estimation process
2012 65,350 0.77% estimation process
2013 65,898 0.83% estimation process
2014 65,748 -0.23% estimation process
2015 65,746 -0% estimation process
2016 66,261 0.78% estimation process
2017 66,544 0.43% estimation process
2018 66,763 0.33% estimation process
2019 66,783 0.03% estimation process
2020 67,065 0.42% estimation process

Eau Claire zip code is 54701. County name: Eau Claire, County fips: 55035

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People born in Eau Claire (93)

People born in Eau Claire, including convicted criminal Mary Brunner, baseball player Brad Radke, professional wrestler Roderick Strong, .


  • H. C. Erik Midelfort (American historian) he was born in 17/04/1942
  • James Anderson (professor of pathology, macromolecular science and biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University) he was born in 14/09/1940
  • Jake Dowell (ice hockey player from the USA) he was born in 04/03/1985
  • Reed Zuehlke (American ski jumper) he was born in 26/10/1960
  • Geoffrey Keezer (American musician) he was born in 20/11/1970
  • Lemoine Batson (ski jumper) he was born in 06/08/1898
  • Katie Bethke (association football player) she was born in 03/09/1988
  • Kori Kelley Seehafer (cyclist) she was born in 30/04/1975
  • Steve Gunderson (CEO of the Council on Foundations) he was born in 10/05/1951
  • Robert Jenson (American theologian) he was born in 02/08/1930
  • Paul Menard (American racing driver) he was born in 21/08/1980
  • William Arnold Newton (American movie actor and murder victim (1965-1990)) he was born in 26/07/1965
  • Justin Vernon (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 30/04/1981
  • Marv Harshman (American basketball player and coach (1917-2013)) he was born in 04/10/1917
  • Edward Ames (American theologian) he was born in 21/04/1870
  • Steve Lingenfelter (American basketball player) he was born in 10/06/1958
  • Alfredo Narciso (actor)
  • Ann Jones (American writer) she was born in 03/09/1937

Schools in Eau Claire

College & universities near Eau Claire, WI

Code Name City ZIP
240268 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire (WI) 54701
240116 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire (WI) 54701-6162
238810 The Professional Hair Design Academy Eau Claire (WI) 54701-7633
240417 University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie (WI) 54751

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Eau Claire, WI

Code Name Address Type
EUC Eau Claire, WI 642 University Drive BUS
EUM Eau Claire, WI 6251 Traux Lane BUS
CHP Chippewa Falls, WI 2750 120th Street BUS
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS
SNY Stanley, WI 604 South Broadway Street BUS

Post offices near Eau Claire

Post Office Name City ZIP
Eau Clair Post Office Eau Claire (WI) 54703
Eau Claire Carrier Annex Post Office Eau Claire (WI) 54703
Altoona Post Office Altoona (WI) 54720
Eau Claire 2 Post Office Eau Claire (WI) 54703
Chippewa Fall Post Office Chippewa Falls (WI) 54729

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Eau Claire County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Eau Claire County , WI.

City Name Population Title
Altoona 8,062 City in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
Wilson 3,353 Village in St.
Augusta 1,517 City in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
Fall Creek 1,291 Village in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States
Seymour 1,220 Town in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
Ludington 1,084 Human settlement in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Union 799 Town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States
Fairchild 378 Village in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
Foster 96 Human settlement in Wisconsin, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Eau Claire distances to largest Wisconsin cities