Eureka, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 5,334 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 
Males: 2,477  (46.5%)
Females: 2,857  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61530.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,986 (it was $44,744 in 2000)
Eureka:

$58,986
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,856 (it was $20,460 in 2000)

Eureka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,349 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Eureka:

$153,349
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $190,376; detached houses: $193,561; townhouses or other attached units: $171,064; in 2-unit structures: $140,175; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,222; mobile homes: $15,202

Median gross rent in 2017: $582.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eureka: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eureka, IL (2010)
    • 5,06895.7%White alone
    • 1092.1%Hispanic
    • 661.2%Two or more races
    • 290.5%Black alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 110.2%Asian alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Eureka, Illinois as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eureka is 1,451 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Eureka by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(80.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.8)
4
(76.4)
4
(74.5)
2
(36.9)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.6)
3
(55.6)
2
(37.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.3)
8
(147.6)
4
(75.3)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(100.1)
5
(98.3)
4
(77.5)
6
(114.6)
6
(111.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(75.2)
4
(74.6)
10
(185.3)
15
(278.4)
8
(148.5)
17
(315.2)
9
(168.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(520.3)
17
(334.4)
11
(213.1)
13
(248.3)
30
(558.9)
17
(313.6)
9
(169.5)
8
(150.3)
13
(242.5)
5
(92.6)
4
(74.3)
10
(185.6)
8
(148.3)
2
(37.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(840.5)
33
(649.1)
37
(716.9)
37
(706.8)
43
(801.0)
76
(1,402)
42
(790.8)
47
(883.3)
69
(1,287)
52
(963.5)
30
(556.9)
43
(798.1)
42
(778.8)
30
(562.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(40.0)
2
(39.3)
4
(77.5)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(55.6)
1
(18.6)
2
(37.1)
5
(92.7)
2
(37.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)157.372.296.3131.2164.3153.3120.368.0118.886.599.5129.5162.191.8

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City-data.com crime index in Eureka, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (45.6%), American (12.5%), European (6.8%), English (5.4%), Irish (3.9%), Czech (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/12/1881

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,983 people per square mile   (low).

Eureka, Illinois map

81 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,247 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,197 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 89.28 W

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Eureka, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Eureka, IL in 2017
Eureka satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $241,100
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Eureka, IL residents
Average permit cost in Eureka, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Eureka, IL
Historical housing units in Eureka, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Eureka, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Machinery (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Machinery (10.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.2%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.3%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Eureka, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Eureka, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eureka, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.927. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.927
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Eureka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 90% 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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from Eureka center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from Eureka center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.6 miles away from Eureka center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from Eureka center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodford County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Eureka:

  • ADVOCATE EUREKA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 101 S MAJOR ST)
  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN HOME OF EUREKA (610 CRUGER)
  • MAPLE LAWN HEALTH CENTER (700 NORTH MAIN STREET)

College/University in Eureka:

  • Eureka College (Full-time enrollment: 719; Location: 300 E. College Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.eureka.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • Illinois Central College (about 14 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 18 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Heartland Community College (about 19 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 21 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 22 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 42 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Richland Community College (about 61 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public high school in Eureka:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eureka:

See full list of schools located in Eureka

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

Points of interest:

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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

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

Woodford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

WOODFORD COUNTY IZAAK WALTON (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • EUREKA (Address: 128 N. MAIN , Population served: 5,071, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROANOKE MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Eureka:

Marital status in Eureka, IL
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Eureka:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Eureka
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eureka, IL (based on Woodford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,31041
Mainline Protestant4,40919
Catholic3,8048
Other14-
None23,127-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Woodford County:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eureka:

45.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eureka:

38.1%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eureka:

13.4%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

49.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Eureka:

74.3%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eureka, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,335$46,4046$3,789
Streets and Highways 4$15,806$47,4180$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,125$48,75020$3,171
Water Supply 2$8,688$52,1280$0
Sewerage 1$5,641$67,6920$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$3,596
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$737
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$57,595$49,36731$11,293

Eureka government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $760,000 ($142.48)
    Police Protection: $457,000 ($85.68)
    Sewerage: $424,000 ($79.49)
    Regular Highways: $369,000 ($69.18)
    General Public Buildings: $298,000 ($55.87)
    General - Other: $152,000 ($28.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($22.12)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($6.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($12.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $310,000 ($58.12)
    Water Utilities: $96,000 ($18.00)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($8.25)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.56)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $916,000 ($171.73)

Eureka government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $456,000 ($85.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $49,000 ($9.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($4.12)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($3.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $810,000 ($151.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,130,000 ($211.85)
    Highways: $192,000 ($36.00)
    Other: $22,000 ($4.12)
  • Tax - Property: $309,000 ($57.93)
    Other License: $192,000 ($36.00)

Eureka government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,436,000 ($269.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,070,000 ($200.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $366,000 ($68.62)

Eureka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,655,000 ($497.75)

6.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Peoria County, IL  1.48% ($62,538 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  1.43% ($54,429)
from McLean County, IL  0.90% ($46,642)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tazewell County, IL  1.52% ($61,892 average AGI)
to Peoria County, IL  1.10% ($61,162)
to McLean County, IL  0.81% ($52,260)
Businesses in Eureka, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1

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)
Eureka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Eureka fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 2010 09:30 AM, Us-24, Lat: 40.719419, Lon: -89.308247, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 2006 07:29 PM, Callendar, Court, Lat: 40.722380, Lon: -89.274090, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 2005 02:04 PM, Sr-117, Lat: 40.707900, Lon: -89.272740, 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
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.4mTotal length
  • 43,125Total average daily traffic
  • 3,924Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,684Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Eureka, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Eureka, IL
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 in Eureka, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Eureka, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 21 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Eureka, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.3%), and Outside Fires (26.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eureka, IL
    • 7253.3%Structure Fires
    • 3626.7%Outside Fires
    • 1914.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eureka, IL
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eureka, IL
  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eureka, IL
  • 66.0%Electricity
  • 34.0%Utility gas


Eureka compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Eureka on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 (61530) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Total of 58 patent applications in 2008-2020.