Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 2,074 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 911  (43.9%)
Females: 1,163  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

53.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72632.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,996 (it was $25,547 in 2000)
Eureka Springs:

$34,996
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,080 (it was $18,439 in 2000)

Eureka Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,695 (it was $101,900 in 2000)
Eureka Springs:

$165,695
AR:

$128,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eureka Springs: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eureka Springs, AR (2017)
    • 1,88586.0%White alone
    • 1406.4%Hispanic
    • 793.6%Two or more races
    • 653.0%Asian alone
    • 150.7%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Eureka Springs, Arkansas as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eureka Springs is 175 to 1.


Crime rates in Eureka Springs by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(127.1)
3
(124.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.2)
1
(42.4)
1
(42.4)
1
(41.6)
1
(47.9)
2
(96.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(143.7)
4
(191.9)
1
(48.2)
3
(144.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
1
(42.2)
1
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(95.3)
2
(95.8)
2
(96.0)
1
(48.2)
1
(48.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(127.6)
17
(715.2)
5
(211.1)
5
(212.2)
5
(211.8)
3
(124.9)
5
(239.3)
1
(48.0)
6
(285.9)
3
(143.7)
12
(575.8)
8
(385.7)
16
(771.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(510.2)
20
(841.4)
24
(1,013)
23
(976.2)
36
(1,525)
41
(1,707)
22
(1,053)
20
(960.6)
20
(952.8)
29
(1,389)
33
(1,583)
42
(2,025)
29
(1,399)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(2,041)
69
(2,903)
99
(4,179)
95
(4,032)
68
(2,880)
85
(3,539)
76
(3,638)
69
(3,314)
69
(3,287)
56
(2,682)
103
(4,942)
71
(3,423)
69
(3,329)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(85.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(168.8)
4
(169.8)
3
(127.1)
2
(83.3)
4
(191.5)
2
(96.1)
3
(142.9)
2
(95.8)
14
(671.8)
6
(289.3)
11
(530.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.7330.7340.2332.3562.5575.8320.7293.9295.4384.6659.8432.0558.1

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City-data.com crime index in Eureka Springs, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.27
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: Irish (14.9%), English (9.5%), German (8.9%), European (5.6%), American (4.5%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/16/1881

Elevation: 1265 feet

Land area: 6.78 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile   (very low).

Eureka Springs, Arkansas map

206 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

9.4%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,274 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $862 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (32.7 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (124.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (303.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Beaver, AR (2.3 miles),
Holiday Island, AR (2.4 miles ),
Chain-O-Lakes, MO (3.0 miles),
Lost Bridge Village, AR (3.1 miles ),
Golden, MO (3.1 miles ),
Berryville, AR (3.1 miles ),
Eagle Rock, MO (3.2 miles),
Arrow Point, MO (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 36.40 N, Longitude: 93.74 W

Area code: 479

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

Eureka Springs tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $243,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Eureka Springs, AR residents
Average permit cost in Eureka Springs, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +319 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in Eureka Springs, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.2%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (30.0%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Eureka Springs, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (16.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Art and design workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Eureka Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Eureka Springs city center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eureka Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from Eureka Springs center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 121.0 miles away from Eureka Springs center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from Eureka Springs center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from Eureka Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Eureka Springs:

  • EUREKA SPRINGS HOSPITAL, LLC (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 24 NORRIS STREET)
  • BRIGHTON RIDGE (235 HUNTSVILLE ROAD)
  • EUREKA SPRINGS CONVALESCENT CENTER (RT 6 BOX 23 CENTER)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Eureka Springs:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka Springs:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 25 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas (about 35 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Crowder College (about 45 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • John Brown University (about 49 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 61 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 62 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 62 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

Public high school in Eureka Springs:

Private high school in Eureka Springs:

  • CLEAR SPRING SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 374 DAIRY HOLLOW RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Eureka Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Eureka Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eureka Springs: Harps Doll Museum (A), Hammond Bell Museum (B), Eureka Springs Fire Department (C), Eureka Springs Police Department (D), Eureka Springs Fire Department (E), Eureka Springs Fire Department Station 2 (F), Eureka Springs Fire Department Station 3 (G), Eureka Springs Fire Department Station 4 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eureka Springs include: Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: West Leatherwood Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Eureka Springs include: Eureka Springs Historic District (1), Harmon Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gallery Mint Museum (27 County Road 1086), Eureka Springs Historical Museum (95 South Main Street), Aviation Cadet Museum Inc (39 County Road 2073), Abundant Memories Heritage Village (Museums; 2434 Highway 23 North), Eureka Springs Gardens (Botanical Gardens; 1537 County Road 210), Blue Spring Heritage Center - Scenic (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Highway 62 West), Call of the Wild Bed & Breakfast (Recreation Areas; Highway 23 South), Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (Recreation Areas; Highway 23 South), Weddings On the Wild Side (Recreation Areas; Highway 23 South).

Hotels: Sugar Ridge Resort (1216 County Road 113), Riverview Resort (17939 Highway 62 West), Daffodill Cottage @ All Seasons (156 Spring Street), Alpine Lodge - Office- OFC (2038 East Van Buren), Bavarian Inn Lodge (325 West Van Buren), Apple Blossom Inn (3043 East Van Buren), Bluebird Lodge & Cottages (5830 Highway 62 West), Thurman's Lodge (163 East Van Buren), 1876 Inn (2023 East Van Buren).

Courts: Eureka Springs-City - Municipal Court (44 South Main Street), Eureka Springs City - Municipal Court (146 Passion Play Road).

Birthplace of: Marcellus H. Chiles - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Pat Burrell - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies, born: Oct 10, 1976).

Carroll 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 Springs and their reported violations in the past:

EUREKA SPRINGS WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,158, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MUNDELL HEIGHTS WATERWORKS (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2005)
LAKE FOREST SUBORDINATE DIST (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2010)
  • Public Education - In DEC-13-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
GLEN ACRES (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013)
LAKE LUCERNE ESTATES (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In AUG-28-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-05-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-09-2009 to APR-07-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GRASSY KNOB SUBORDINATE SD (Population served: 50, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHEELIN WORLD OFF ROAD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-14-2008 to APR-27-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-14-2008 to APR-27-2011)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
THE ROADHOUSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (DEC-11-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2014)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • BIG CLIFTY WATER (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

46.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households
59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Eureka Springs in 2000:

  • 73 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Eureka Springs (2011 data):

  • Cornerstone Bank: Financial Center at 152 East Van Buren, branch established on 1980/12/05; at 70 South Main Street, branch established on 1912/05/01. Info updated 2008/11/05: Bank assets: $142.5 mil, Deposits: $119.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Eureka Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community First Bank: West Van Buren Branch at 107 West Van Buren, branch established on 1998/09/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $517.6 mil, Deposits: $384.0 mil, headquarters in Harrison, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Arvest Bank: Eureka Springs Branch at 151 East Van Buren, branch established on 1953/11/02. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • First National Bank of North Arkansas: Eureka Springs Office at 149 Huntsville Rd, branch established on 1990/04/30. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $154.6 mil, Deposits: $127.4 mil, headquarters in Berryville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Of Berryville Employee Stock Ownership Trust

For population 15 years and over in Eureka Springs:

Marital status in Eureka Springs, AR
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 26.4%

For population 25 years and over in Eureka Springs:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Eureka Springs
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Neighborhood in Eureka Springs (Eureka Springs, Arkansas Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Eureka Springs, AR (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,92656
Mainline Protestant1,4798
Catholic9502
Other4887
None16,603-
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: 5
Carroll County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Carroll County:

17.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

25.2%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carroll County:

15.0%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eureka Springs:

55.4%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.5%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.9%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eureka Springs:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eureka Springs:

37.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

60.6%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eureka Springs, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 11$34,319$37,43913$18,255
Firefighters 11$50,072$54,6241$53
Police Protection - Officers 10$36,159$43,3910$0
Parks and Recreation 10$39,058$46,8707$8,129
Sewerage 7$18,042$30,9290$0
Water Supply 6$18,374$36,7480$0
Police - Other 5$17,110$41,0642$2,230
Streets and Highways 4$9,072$27,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,931$39,7241$1,880
Financial Administration 3$7,320$29,2800$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,461$33,8446$1,696
Judicial and Legal 2$5,434$32,6040$0
Health 1$3,813$45,7561$624
Totals for Government 76$257,165$40,60531$32,867

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,326,000 ($639.34)
    Police Protection: $1,241,000 ($598.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,204,000 ($580.52)
    Transit Utilities: $904,000 ($435.87)
    Financial Administration: $744,000 ($358.73)
    Water Utilities: $615,000 ($296.53)
    Sewerage: $609,000 ($293.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $552,000 ($266.15)
    Regular Highways: $519,000 ($250.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $41,000 ($19.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($13.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($54.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $60,000 ($28.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($19.77)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($15.91)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($5.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($48.22)

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

  • Charges - Other: $698,000 ($336.55)
    Sewerage: $621,000 ($299.42)
    Parking Facilities: $196,000 ($94.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($32.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($12.05)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($5.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $437,000 ($210.70)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($4.82)
    Highways: $9,000 ($4.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $248,000 ($119.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $154,000 ($74.25)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($31.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $697,000 ($336.07)
    Transit Utilities: $321,000 ($154.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $189,000 ($91.13)
    Highways: $119,000 ($57.38)
    Other: $91,000 ($43.88)
    General Local Government Support: $71,000 ($34.23)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,442,000 ($1177.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,343,000 ($647.54)
    Property: $375,000 ($180.81)
    Public Utilities Sales: $342,000 ($164.90)
    Other License: $256,000 ($123.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,148,000 ($2964.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,786,000 ($2789.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $362,000 ($174.54)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,238,000 ($1079.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,646,000 ($2240.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $759,000 ($365.96)

6.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

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 Washington County, AR  0.67% ($36,597 average AGI)
from Boone County, AR  0.61% ($27,393)
from Benton County, AR  0.44% ($49,705)


6.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($30,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

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 Benton County, AR  0.85% ($39,953 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.81% ($33,024)
to Boone County, AR  0.68% ($26,116)
Businesses in Eureka Springs, AR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western2Quality1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eureka Springs:

  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eureka Springs:

  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KREB-FM (99.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBNV (90.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSEC (95.7 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: BENTONVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Eureka Springs:

  • KNJE-LP (Channel 68; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV-34, INC., AN ARKANSAS CORPORATION)
  • K18EG (Channel 18; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • KWBS-TV (Channel 34; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K67EO (Channel 67; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Eureka Springs: Marcellus H. Chiles.

Eureka Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Eureka Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.0mTotal length
  • $1,871,000Total costs
  • 22,863Total average daily traffic
  • 480Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,537Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Eureka Springs, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Eureka Springs, AR

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 58. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 114 took place in 2006, and the least - 21 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Eureka Springs, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.0%), and Structure Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eureka Springs, AR
    • 55056.0%Outside Fires
    • 28829.3%Structure Fires
    • 939.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 515.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eureka Springs, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Eureka Springs, Arkansas:

  • Best Western Eureka Inn, 101 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 , Phone: (800) 221-3344, Fax: (479) 253-9692
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3010 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-5040, Fax: (479) 253-5040
  • Motel 6, 3169 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-5600, Fax: (479) 253-2110
  • Rodeway Inn Swiss Holiday Resort, 2015 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-9501, Fax: (479) 253-7345
  • Travelers Inn, 2044 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 , Phone: (479) 363-6450, Fax: (479) 363-6454
  • Brydan Suites, 139 Huntsville Rd, Eureka springs, Arkansas 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-7711, Fax: (479) 253-7711
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Most common first names in Eureka Springs, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5474.7 years
John5174.1 years
Robert5171.6 years
Mary4478.9 years
James3872.8 years
Charles3479.3 years
Ruth2682.1 years
Margaret2681.4 years
Richard2671.2 years
Dorothy2479.0 years
Most common last names in Eureka Springs, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2674.6 years
Johnson2576.2 years
Clark2072.9 years
Miller1979.6 years
Brown1680.1 years
Wilson1679.7 years
Davis1283.5 years
Evans1269.3 years
Taylor1171.4 years
Thomas1173.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eureka Springs, AR
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 11.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eureka Springs, AR
  • 50.7%Utility gas
  • 49.3%Electricity


Eureka Springs compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Eureka Springs on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #26 (72632) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
There are 16 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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