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Eureka, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Eureka had a population of 2,532 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Eureka is located at latitude 37.8261 and longitude -96.2888 in Greenwood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eureka (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenwood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The City of Eureka (GNIS ID: 485572) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eureka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Eureka, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,532
Population in Households 2,448
Population in Familes 1,830
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,112
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,124
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 640
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 739 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 385 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $61,812
Average Home Value $97,497


Median Household Income $36,573
Average Household Income $47,132
Per Capita Income $21,215
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.63%
Households -0.65% -0.67%
Families -0.56% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Eureka, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eureka to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 103 85th
Population Density1 # 219 68th
Diversity Index2 # 177 73rd
Median Household Income # 607 10th
Per Capita Income # 569 15th

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