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Eureka, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Eureka had a population of 5,168 as of July 1, 2019. Eureka ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eureka is located at latitude 40.7214 and longitude -89.2729 in Woodford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eureka encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Woodford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 768 feet.

The City of Eureka (GNIS ID: 2394706) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Eureka is located within Township of Olio, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodford County.


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Eureka, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Eureka, IL Housing Affordability Index is 169
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Eureka, IL Wealth Index is 101
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 5,168
Population in Households 4,626
Population in Families 3,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 542
Population Density 1,945
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,480
Average Household Income $79,675
Per Capita Income $27,945
Wealth Index3 101

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,311 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 519 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $153,145
Housing Affordability Index2 169
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,830
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,252
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% -0.19%
Households -0.07% -0.19%
Families 0.07% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Eureka, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eureka to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 331 76th
Population Density # 277 80th
Diversity Index # 687 50th
Median Household Income # 593 57th
Per Capita Income # 772 44th

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