Eureka, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,401 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.6%
 
Males: 1,081  (45.0%)
Females: 1,320  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 67045.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,680 (it was $26,410 in 2000)
Eureka:

$36,680
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,260 (it was $15,142 in 2000)

Eureka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,491 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Eureka:

$67,491
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $72,213; detached houses: $74,370; mobile homes: $41,463

Median gross rent in 2017: $514.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eureka: 73.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.8%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 72.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eureka, KS (2010)
    • 2,41491.7%White alone
    • 1395.3%Hispanic
    • 401.5%Two or more races
    • 220.8%American Indian alone
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Eureka, Kansas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eureka is 136 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (24.2%), German (17.0%), Irish (10.9%), English (9.0%), Norwegian (3.8%), Swedish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1084 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Eureka, Kansas map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,227 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $718 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (58.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (348.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Climax, KS (2.8 miles),
Hamilton, KS (3.6 miles ),
Severy, KS (3.8 miles ),
Rosalia, KS (4.2 miles),
Toronto, KS (4.3 miles ),
Virgil, KS (4.3 miles),
Fall River, KS (4.5 miles),
Madison, KS (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Area code: 620

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $143,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $97,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $92,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Eureka, KS residents
Average permit cost in Eureka, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Eureka, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.8%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Eureka, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Eureka, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eureka, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Eureka-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Eureka city center killed 17 people and injured 225 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 36.1 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eureka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.9 miles away from Eureka center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 259.4 miles away from Eureka center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 290.8 miles away from Eureka center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 291.8 miles away from Eureka center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 223.1 miles away from Eureka center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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:

  • GREENWOOD CO HOSP HOSPICE CARE (203 S SCHOOL)
  • GREENWOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 100 W 16TH STREET)
  • GREENWOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (100 WEST 16TH)
  • EUREKA NURSING CENTER (1020 N SCHOOL ST)
  • PRAIRIE HILLS HEALTH CARE (1406 N ELM ST)

Airports located in Eureka:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • Butler Community College (about 33 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,676)
  • Emporia State University (about 42 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • Allen County Community College (about 50 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 52 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 56 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 60 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 61 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)

Public high school in Eureka:

  • EUREKA JR/SR HIGH (Location: 815 N. JEFFERSON, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Eureka:

Private elementary/middle school in Eureka:

  • YATES MEMORIAL SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 5, Location: 1710 E RIVER ST, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Eureka

Library in Eureka:

  • EUREKA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,464; Location: 606 NORTH MAIN; 16,098 books; 312 audio materials; 1,529 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mulberry elementary school has been closed and removed

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eureka: Greenwood County Fairgrounds (A), Chuckwagon Recreational Vehicle Park (B), Eureka Downs (C), Greenwood County Sheriff's Department Jail (D), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop H - Greenwood (E), Greenwood County Sheriff's Department (F), Greenwood County Courthouse (G), Eureka Carnegie Library (H), Greenwood County Health Department (I), Greenwood County Historical Society Museum (J), Eureka City Hall (K), Eureka Fire Department (L), Matt Samuels Community Building (M), Eureka Senior Center (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eureka include: Christian and Congregational Church (A), New Life Assembly of God Church (B), Prince of Peace Pentecostal Holiness Church (C), Eureka Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Bible Baptist Church (E), Christ Lutheran Church (F), Eureka Church of Christ (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Greenwood County Historical Society (Museums; 120 West 4th Street).

Hotels: Blue Stem Lodge (1314 East River Street), Carriage House Motel (201 South Main Street).

Court: Greenwood County - District Court- Clerk of the District Court (Court House).

Birthplace of: Steve Leben - Judge.

Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

GREENWOOD CO RWD 1 (Population served: 1,200, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (2 times from AUG-23-2013 to AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-16-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-16-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
GREENWOOD CO RWD 2 (Population served: 1,062, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2010)

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

  • EUREKA, CITY OF (Population served: 2,537, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Eureka in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Eureka (2011 data):

  • Home Bank and Trust Company: Home Ii Branch at 101 South Main Street, branch established on 1976/03/30; Home Bank And Trust Company at 217 North Main Street, branch established on 1904/08/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $84.4 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Greenwood County Financial Services, Inc.
  • Emprise Bank: Eureka Main Branch at 418 North Main Street, branch established on 1935/04/03. Info updated 2011/04/13: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,282.4 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Emprise Financial Corporation
  • Community National Bank & Trust: Eureka Branch at 401 North Main, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $766.3 mil, Deposits: $636.2 mil, headquarters in Chanute, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Eureka:

Marital status in Eureka, KS
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 23.2%

For population 25 years and over in Eureka:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Kansas average:

11.1

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, KS (based on Greenwood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,54615
Mainline Protestant1,41613
Catholic3503
Other21
None3,375-
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: 4
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

11.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

12.5%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eureka:

52.4%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.5%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Eureka:

28.4
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eureka:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eureka:

35.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Eureka:

56.2%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.1%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eureka, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 5$12,443$29,8632$1,941
Water Supply 5$10,920$26,2080$0
Other Government Administration 4$11,663$34,9898$177
Parks and Recreation 1$2,048$24,5761$970
Sewerage 1$2,510$30,1200$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$333
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$821
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 28$1,991
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$39,584$29,68841$6,233

Eureka government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $74,000 ($30.82)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($19.99)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($17.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($6.25)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($5.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($4.16)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $717,000 ($298.63)
    Central Staff Services: $354,000 ($147.44)
    Regular Highways: $342,000 ($142.44)
    Sewerage: $273,000 ($113.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($39.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($26.66)
    Air Transportation: $55,000 ($22.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($17.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($43.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $47,000 ($19.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $639,000 ($266.14)

Eureka government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $323,000 ($134.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($16.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $28,000 ($11.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($8.75)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($11.66)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($5.00)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $750,000 ($312.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($4.16)
  • Tax - Property: $580,000 ($241.57)
    Motor Vehicle License: $102,000 ($42.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($3.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.42)

Eureka government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,029,000 ($845.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,365,000 ($568.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $664,000 ($276.55)

Eureka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,191,000 ($496.04)
Businesses in Eureka, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular1
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eureka:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eureka:

  • KOTE (93.5 FM; EUREKA, KS; Owner: NEWWOOD PRODUCTIONS, L.P.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
Eureka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Eureka fatal accident list:

Jun 20, 2008 11:45 PM, P Rd, 90th St, Lat: 37.739230, Lon: -96.289330, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 27, 1988 06:55 AM, Jefferson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 1984 02:35 AM, School, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 57.1mTotal length
  • $2,502,000Total costs
  • 6,805Total average daily traffic
  • 1,409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,419Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Eureka, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Eureka, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • EUREKA, 5 Mi E Of And 0.5 Mi S Of Us 54 (Lat: 37.820861 Lon: -96.199694), Overall height: 132.9 m, Call Sign: WMJ699,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 2118.40 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2009, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • EUREKA, 8.0 Km East (Lat: 37.821028 Lon: -96.199611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 127.1 m, Overall height: 132.3 m, Call Sign: WQRD899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Steve Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • EUREKA WEST, 927 North Mulberry (Lat: 37.828556 Lon: -96.290500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 71.9 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: WQUI860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • EUREKA EAST, 1611 Ks-99 Highway (Lat: 37.837667 Lon: -96.179056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 105.2 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQUI861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • EUREKA, Se 1/4 Of The Ne 1/4 Of Section 5, Township 26 S, Range 10 E (Lat: 37.818333 Lon: -96.326806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 148.7 m, Call Sign: WQUP273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2014, Expiration Date: 08/29/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Eureka Municipal Airport (Lat: 37.833361 Lon: -96.291944), Call Sign: WDQ3,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Eureka Municipal Airport (Lat: 37.851667 Lon: -96.292778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.8 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQHP828,
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.975 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2017, Expiration Date: 10/01/2027, Certifier: Mary J Stout, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (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)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 51. The highest number of reported fires - 108 took place in 2002, and the least - 23 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Eureka, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.2%), and Structure Fires (24.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eureka, KS
    • 52260.2%Outside Fires
    • 21624.9%Structure Fires
    • 789.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 515.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eureka, KS
Most common first names in Eureka, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5777.8 years
Mary5777.7 years
William4675.3 years
James4377.4 years
Charles3976.3 years
George3680.7 years
Robert3472.9 years
Harold2476.1 years
Dorothy2478.7 years
Ruth2282.0 years
Most common last names in Eureka, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3672.9 years
Brown2680.7 years
Miller2380.1 years
Johnson2276.0 years
Davis1781.6 years
Olson1676.8 years
Wilson1573.1 years
Hawthorne1477.7 years
Thornton1478.9 years
Mitchell1381.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eureka, KS
  • 89.7%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eureka, KS
  • 48.5%Utility gas
  • 42.3%Electricity
  • 5.6%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Eureka compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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