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Eureka, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Eureka Census Designated Place had a population of 591 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Eureka is located at latitude 39.5127 and longitude -115.9606 in Eureka County. The formal boundaries for the Eureka Census Designated Place 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Eureka, NV Housing Affordability Index is 238
State of Nevada Housing Affordability Index is 108
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, NV Wealth Index is 48
State of Nevada Wealth Index is 85
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 591 (100%)
Population in Households 591 (100.0%)
Population in Families 456 (77.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 422
Diversity Index2 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,616
Average Household Income $60,442
Per Capita Income $25,408
Wealth Index4 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (37.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $96,930
Housing Affordability Index3 238
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 265
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 -0.34% -0.14%
Households -0.28% -0.15%
Families 0.21% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

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, 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 # 78 41st
Population Density # 39 71st
Diversity Index # 85 36th
Median Household Income # 99 25th
Per Capita Income # 75 44th

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