Eureka, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eureka, Nevada - Basic Facts

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The Eureka Census Designated Place had a population of 646 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Eureka is located at latitude 39.5113 and longitude -115.9668 in Eureka County. The formal boundaries for the Eureka Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Eureka County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,480 feet.

The Eureka Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583922) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Eureka Census Designated Place is located within Eureka Division of Eureka County.

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, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 646
Population in Households 645
Population in Familes 497
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 167
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $167,045
Average Home Value $223,226


Median Household Income $43,072
Average Household Income $55,437
Per Capita Income $23,188
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.58%
Households 0.75% 0.49%
Families 1.52% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eureka to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada 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 # 77 41st
Population Density1 # 37 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 85 36th
Median Household Income # 74 44th
Per Capita Income # 85 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.