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Why is Eau Claire so Livable?

Posted by Christina on September 16th, 2014

Ranked at #59, Eau Claire sits comfortably on the Top 100’s Most Livable Cities.

The ranking was compiled with public and private data sources, and more than 2,000 cities were analyzed. Every city on the Top 100 list is within the top 5% of livable communities in the nation!

But what makes Eau Claire, or any city, ‘livable’? Each city was analyzed on the following criteria:

Eau Claire’s highest rankings were in affordable homes (82), access to affordable health care options (75), and having a thriving business community (71).

To learn more, visit and view the full Top 100 list and methodology.