By The Numbers

Crunching the Numbers | Aug. 11, 2022

notable stats + figures from the last two weeks

V1 Staff |

$1.5 million

State Department of Administration grant received by the City of Eau Claire to help expand and renovate Sojourner House, a downtown homeless shelter.


Approximate number of days that part of Oxford Avenue in downtown Eau Claire will be closed because of construction on the second phase of The Current apartment complex.


Preliminary June unemployment rate in the Eau Claire metro area. That’s slightly higher than the state rate of 2.9%.

$1.3 million

Amount by which property taxes would be increased in the City of Chippewa Falls if a referendum passes in November. The funds will go toward additional public safety jobs and pay raises.


Number of high-speed electric vehicle charging stations that Xcel Energy wants to install across Wisconsin and Minnesota.