Eau Claire, Pennsylvania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Eau Claire, Pennsylvania
Borough
Eau Claire is located in Pennsylvania
Eau Claire
Eau Claire
Coordinates: 41°08′07″N 79°47′52″W / 41.13528°N 79.79778°W / 41.13528; -79.79778Coordinates: 41°08′07″N 79°47′52″W / 41.13528°N 79.79778°W / 41.13528; -79.79778
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Butler
Settled 1848
Incorporated 1900
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 316
 • Density 248/sq mi (95.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16030

Eau Claire is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 316 at the 2010 census.[1] The name means "Clear Water" in French, and the name is pronounced as though it were spelled "O'Clare".

Geography[edit]

Eau Claire is located in northern Butler County at 41°8′7″N 79°47′52″W / 41.13528°N 79.79778°W / 41.13528; -79.79778 (41.135335, -79.797914)[2]. It is bordered by the borough of Cherry Valley to the north. Pennsylvania Routes 38 and 58 intersect in the center of the borough. Route 38 leads north and east 7 miles (11 km) to Emlenton on the Allegheny River and south 22 miles (35 km) to Butler, the county seat, while Route 58 leads east 7 miles (11 km) to Foxburg on the Allegheny River and west 16 miles (26 km) to Grove City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Eau Claire has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 347
1920 337 −2.9%
1930 302 −10.4%
1940 349 15.6%
1950 403 15.5%
1960 374 −7.2%
1970 428 14.4%
1980 420 −1.9%
1990 371 −11.7%
2000 355 −4.3%
2010 316 −11.0%
Est. 2012 311 −1.6%
Sources:[3][4][5]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 355 people, 135 households, and 105 families residing in the borough. The population density was 258.4 people per square mile (100.0/km²). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 104.1 per square mile (40.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.44% White, 0.28% African American and 0.28% Asian.

There were 135 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the borough the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,181, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $29,125 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,383. About 16.1% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.0% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Eau Claire borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.