Eau Claire, Pennsylvania

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Eau Claire is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 355 at the 2000 census. The name means "Clear Water" in French, and the name is pronounced as though it were spelled "O'Clare."


Eau Claire is located at 41°8′7″N 79°47′52″W / 41.13528°N 79.79778°W / 41.13528; -79.79778 (41.135335, -79.797914)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] 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/sq mi (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.



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