Eureka, North Carolina

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Eureka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles E of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Wayne
Metro Area Goldsboro
Standard Zip Codes 27830
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.542
Longitude -77.876

Eureka Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WILSON 3 SW
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
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Eureka Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 244 100%
Male 119 48.8%
Female 125 51.2%
Under 18 47 19.3%
18+ 197 80.7%
65+ 59 24.2%
Median Age 45.3
Average Family Size 2.79
White 186 76.2%
African-American 58 23.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 3.7%

Estimated Eureka Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 241
Growth -3
Growth % -1.2%

Eureka Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.7%
US/American 24%
English 22.8%
Irish 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Scottish 2.3%
German 1.2%
Swiss 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Eureka 244 $36,250
Black Creek 714 $32,857
Fremont 1,463 $34,375
Lucama 847 $37,750
Pikeville 719 $53,750
Saratoga 379 $37,750
Stantonsburg 726 $38,906
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