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Woodford County

Population in 2012: 5,345 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 

Males: 2,560  (47.9%)
Females: 2,785  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 61530.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $46,556 (it was $44,744 in 2000)
Eureka:

$46,556
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,441

Eureka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $132,459 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Eureka:

$132,459
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,434; Detached houses: $158,454; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,872; In 2-unit structures: $135,480; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,327; Mobile homes: $38,565

Median gross rent in 2011: $585.

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  • White alone - 5,045 (95.8%)
  • Black alone - 103 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 66 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.09%)

Races in Eureka detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eureka: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.2%), Irish (13.8%), English (6.4%), United States (5.8%), Swiss (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/12/1881

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 1987 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Eureka:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

122 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:  2.3%
Illinois:  13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Eureka, Illinois as of April 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Eureka to the number of sex offenders is 2,718 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,673 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,185 (1.5%)

Eureka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (17.5 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (113.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Goodfield, IL (2.5 miles ), Deer Creek, IL (2.6 miles ), Roanoke, IL (2.6 miles ), Metamora, IL (2.6 miles ), Secor, IL (2.7 miles ), Washington, IL (2.8 miles ), Congerville, IL (2.8 miles ), Germantown Hills, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $208,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,100
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $182,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 89.28 W

Area code: 309

Eureka household income distribution Eureka home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Eureka by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0011000000010
per 100,000 0.00.020.520.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.018.80.0
Rapes 1422140244210
per 100,000 20.582.141.140.720.280.00.038.876.474.536.918.80.0
Robberies 0000000002841
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.037.3147.675.318.8
Assaults 19977255466004
per 100,000 390.1184.8143.7142.640.4100.198.377.5114.6111.80.00.075.2
Burglaries 181217171126171113301798
per 100,000 369.5246.4349.0346.2222.4520.3334.4213.1248.3558.9313.6169.5150.3
Thefts 56597272544233373743764247
per 100,000 1149.71211.31478.11466.41092.0840.5649.1716.9706.8801.01402.0790.8883.3
Auto thefts 3622122410111
per 100,000 61.6123.241.140.720.240.039.377.519.10.018.418.818.8
Arson 1000210000010
per 100,000 20.50.00.00.040.420.00.00.00.00.00.018.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 178.2185.5197.2195.788.6163.775.1100.2136.6171.0159.6125.270.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Eureka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Illinois average:

2.76

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Eureka, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+5.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Eureka-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Eureka city center injured 3 people.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eureka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from Eureka center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodford County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka topographic map

Birthplace of: Andy Studebaker - Football player, Ben Zobrist - Baseball player, Levi Branson Reeder - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Eureka:

  • ADVOCATE EUREKA HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 101 S MAJOR ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Eureka:

  • HOPEDALE MEDICAL COMPLEX (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; HOPEDALE, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Eureka, IL

College/University in Eureka:

  • Eureka College (Full-time enrollment: 698; Location: 300 E. College Ave.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.eureka.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • Illinois Central College (about 13 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,496)
  • Bradley University (about 18 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Heartland Community College (about 19 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Illinois State University (about 21 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,494)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 22 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 42 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Millikin University (about 63 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)

Public high school in Eureka:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eureka:

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Library in Eureka:

  • EUREKA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $430,223; Location: 202 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 18,536 books; 2,332 audio materials; 3,294 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Liberty Bible Church 801 N. Main P.O. Box 127 Eureka, IL 61530 309-467-4814 Rev. Tom Zobrist www.libertybiblechurch.org

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Notable locations in Eureka: Woodford County Courthouse (A), Eureka - Goodfield Fire Protection District Eureka Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Eureka: Our Redeemer Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Hartman Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Eureka Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Woodford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Pb  CO  SO2 Ozone  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.5. This is better than average.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.89. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.89
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.309. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.309
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.197. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.197
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.3. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.3
U.S.:

28.3
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.93. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.93
U.S.:

9.39

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eureka and their reported violations in the past:

EUREKA (Address: 128 N. MAIN , Population served: 5071, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between DEC-07-1992 and JAN-03-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-03-1994 to JAN-03-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
FREEDOM OIL COMPANY (136945) (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Boil Water Order (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2001), St Intentional no-action (DEC-03-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2001), St Intentional no-action (AUG-06-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-13-1998)
RIGGERTS DIE SCHEUNE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
SPRING BAY UNITED METHODIST CH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2000), St Intentional no-action (NOV-27-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2000 and MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2000), St Intentional no-action (FEB-28-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-1999), St Intentional no-action (JAN-05-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-1999), St Intentional no-action (AUG-10-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ST PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH (60939) (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FAIRLAKES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
METAMORA MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (DEC-21-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PEORIA SKEET & TRAP CLUB (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eureka that have no violations reported:

  • REST AREA I-74W MACKINAW DELLS (Population served: 959, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REST AREA I74E MACKINAW DELLS (Population served: 959, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW COVENANT CHURCH (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST MARYS OF LOURDES CHURCH (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUCKY LADY (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GERMANTOWN HILLS BAPTIST CHURC (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOSSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHU (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY LAKES/RDHOUSE (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRING BAY AMERICAN LEGION (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.2%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 90.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Eureka, IL

People in group quarters in Eureka in 2010:

  • 370 people in college/university student housing
  • 194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Eureka in 2000:

  • 301 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 227 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Eureka compared to Illinois state average:

Eureka, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Eureka (2011 data):

  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Motor Facility, 108 North Main Street Branch, South Main Street Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Goodfield State Bank: Eureka Branch at 1805 South Main Street, branch established on 2007/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.0 mil, Deposits: $58.7 mil, headquarters in Goodfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Goodfield Financial Corporation
  • Morton Community Bank: Eureka Branch at 205 South Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/15: Bank assets: $2,667.0 mil, Deposits: $2,086.4 mil, headquarters in Morton, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc. Esop And Trust

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Eureka travel time to work - commute


Eureka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eureka (based on Woodford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.31%
Here56.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents28.3%13.1%12.9%7.6%7.1%
Congregations12.7%14.3%6.3%6.3%7.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.6%4.6%4.5%3.0%13.3%
Congregations4.8%6.3%4.8%1.6%34.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Woodford County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Woodford County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodford County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Woodford County:

9.5%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,462$50,7721$312
Other Government Administration 0$0 18$655
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,064$42,1287$3,463
Police - Other 0$0 2$728
Streets and Highways 4$15,412$46,2360$0
Sewerage 1$5,185$62,2200$0
Water Supply 2$8,945$53,6701$82
Totals for Government 15$59,068$47,25429$5,240

Eureka government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $572,000 ($107.02)
    Regular Highways: $467,000 ($87.37)
    Sewerage: $385,000 ($72.03)
    Police Protection: $350,000 ($65.48)
    Central Staff Services: $213,000 ($39.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $162,000 ($30.31)
    General - Other: $155,000 ($29.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($17.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $403,000 ($75.40)
    Regular Highways: $232,000 ($43.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($7.86)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($5.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $831,000 ($155.47)

Eureka government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $316,000 ($59.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,000 ($1.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($12.72)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($12.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $525,000 ($98.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,099,000 ($205.61)
    Highways: $194,000 ($36.30)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Tax - Property: $251,000 ($46.96)
    NEC: $58,000 ($10.85)

Eureka government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,560,000 ($291.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,475,000 ($275.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $85,000 ($15.90)

Eureka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,179,000 ($407.67)

6.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tazewell County, IL  1.56% ($43,876 average AGI)
from Peoria County, IL  1.50% ($61,474)
from McLean County, IL  0.83% ($47,252)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.58% ($35,895 average AGI)
to Peoria County, IL  1.06% ($35,435)
to McLean County, IL  0.96% ($36,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eureka:

  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eureka:

  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W264AG (100.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eureka:

  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Eureka, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 171
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 38
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 302
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Eureka fatal accident list:

Apr 5, 2006 07:29 PM, Callendar, Court, Lat: 40.722383, Lon: -89.274086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 2005 02:04 PM, Sr-117, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1990 07:37 AM, Rolla St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,644
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 26,267

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Eureka)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Eureka, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • EUREKA, 1 Mi S (Lat: 40.695833 Lon: -89.271667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WMT825, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Uscoc Of Central Illinois, LLC
  • Eureka Hospital, 101 S. Major Street (Lat: 40.720917 Lon: -89.271472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQKE936
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2009, Expiration Date: 04/23/2019, Certifier: Scott Hargus
    Registrant: Scientel Wireless, LLC, 1007 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 652-3815, Fax: (630) 652-3805, Email:
  • EUREKA, Eureka Cell Site 809 West Center Street (Lat: 40.722750 Lon: -89.286722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPS800
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:
  • 103 North Major (Lat: 40.721972 Lon: -89.271194), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WLO923
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/1989, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2008
    Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • U.S. Rt. 24 West Side (Lat: 40.720583 Lon: -89.290361), Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: KNLV602, Licensee ID: L00122599
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/1997, Expiration Date: 08/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005
    Registrant: Pager One, Inc, 5950 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33417, Phone: (407) 687-8400

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eureka)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eureka)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,4703$103,82016$143,9001$65,1701$382,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$150,9700$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$88,9700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Eureka, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5279.3 years
Mary5283.2 years
William3379.7 years
Anna3288.1 years
Dorothy2881.9 years
Ruth2683.5 years
Robert2479.7 years
Charles2377.7 years
George2279.2 years
Esther2185.1 years
Most common last names in Eureka, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2182.1 years
Fehr2082.1 years
Smith2082.8 years
Leman1983.9 years
Schertz1886.3 years
Ulrich1885.4 years
Wettstein1777.7 years
Rocke1689.0 years
Grusy1483.7 years
Schrock1485.8 years
Businesses in Eureka, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1

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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
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  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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