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People

Total Population 5,704
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,743
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,535
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.6%
Median Gross Rent $546
Median House Value $127,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
US/American 0%
English 14.7%
Irish 12.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eureka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles E of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Woodford
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61530
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.721
Longitude -89.272

Eureka Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MINONK
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station PEORIA GTR PEORIA AP
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station CHENOA
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deer Creek 731 $70,083
Goodfield 884 $109,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Eureka Public Libraries

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Eureka P.l.d.
202 S. MAIN
Eureka, Illinois
(309) 467-2922
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Eureka High Schools

EUREKA HIGH SCHOOL
200 W CRUGER AVE
309-467-2361
Serves 522 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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