Eau Claire, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 24,753 housing units in Eau Claire. This represents a 13.1% growth from 21,880 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 24,597 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 156 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Eau Claire is about 57.4%. Eau Claire's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.4%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Eau Claire were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom14.10%
Two Bedrooms32.70%
Three Bedrooms35.20%
Four Bedrooms13.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$92,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$79,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.1
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$469

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.90%
Home Equity Loan9.90%
Simple Mortgage48.40%
Debt Free33.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.4%