Income/capita 44%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 45%
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IndexEau ClaireMichiganNational
Income per capita$16,842$27,549$29,829
Median household income$44,583$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,833$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,536$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$27,596$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$16,023$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level20.6%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Eau Claire is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Eau Claire is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Eau Claire is 45% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Eau Claire is 36% higher than the national average

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      Eau Claire employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector30.1%10.6%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%6.7%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%5.8%
      Public administration1.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%11.5%
      Education, health & social services19.6%24.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shoreham, MI918$74,30634.3%
      St. Joseph, MI8,307$55,8541.0%
      Stevensville, MI1,235$50,9387.9%
      Bridgman, MI2,220$47,39614.3%
      Galien, MI448$45,41717.9%
      Eau Claire, MI612$44,58319.4%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Collegeville, IN612$0100.0%
      Monroe City, IN612$61,50011.2%
      Caneyville, KY612$21,25061.6%
      Rose City, MI612$22,50059.3%
      Parma, MO612$26,08752.8%
      Eau Claire, MI612$44,58319.4%
      Source: The Eau Claire, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).