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Chippewa Falls is a city in Chippewa County, in the Eau Claire metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the river falls, which powered a large sawmill.
The latitude of Chippewa Falls is 44.936N. The longitude is -91.392W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,708.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chippewa Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chippewa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eau Claire area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54729 ZIP code.
37% of Chippewa Falls residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chippewa Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chippewa Falls was $18,366, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Chippewa Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Chippewa Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $791.
Libraries in Chippewa Falls include Chippewa Falls Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Chippewa Falls include Chippewa Herald
TV stations in Chippewa Falls include WEUX.
Chippewa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chippewa Falls political report.
The average commute time for Chippewa Falls workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chippewa Falls between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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