Eureka Springs, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 2,095 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 966  (46.2%)
Females: 1,129  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  52.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72632.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,915 (it was $25,547 in 2000)
Eureka Springs:

$27,915
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,067 (it was $18,439 in 2000)

Eureka Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $170,864 (it was $101,900 in 2000)
Eureka Springs:

$170,864
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $182,054; Detached houses: $171,328; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,083; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,227; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $818,560; Mobile homes: $149,524; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,017

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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Eureka Springs races chart
  • White alone - 2,059 (91.0%)
  • Hispanic - 126 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eureka Springs: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.9%), Irish (17.6%), English (16.3%), French (5.3%), Scottish (3.7%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/16/1881

Elevation: 1265 feet

Land area: 6.78 square miles.

Population density: 309 people per square mile   (very low).

Eureka Springs,AR real estate house value index trend

Eureka Springs, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Eureka Springs:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka Springs city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

93 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This city:  4.1%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Eureka Springs, Arkansas as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eureka Springs to the number of sex offenders is 260 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $980 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,136 (0.6%)

Eureka Springs satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.40 N, Longitude: 93.74 W

Area code: 479

Eureka Springs household income distribution Eureka Springs home values distribution

Crime rates in Eureka Springs by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000003300
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0127.1124.90.00.0
Rapes 010111112
per 100,000 0.042.50.042.242.442.441.647.996.1
Robberies 201110000
per 100,000 85.80.042.142.242.40.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5317555351
per 100,000 214.5127.6715.2211.1212.2211.8124.9239.348.0
Burglaries 371220242336412220
per 100,000 1587.3510.2841.41013.1976.21524.81706.91053.1960.6
Thefts 984869999568857669
per 100,000 4204.22040.82902.84179.04032.32880.13538.73638.13314.1
Auto thefts 1120443242
per 100,000 471.985.00.0168.8169.8127.183.3191.596.1
Arson 000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.047.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 160.276.3137.3141.3138.0233.6239.1133.2122.1

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

Crime rate in Eureka Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.80
Arkansas average:

1.98

Eureka Springs tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +319 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Art and design workers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Eureka Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka Springs topographic map

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

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

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:

  • EUREKA SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 44 KINGSHWY; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school in Eureka Springs:

  • CLEAR SPRING SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 374 DAIRY HOLLOW RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Eureka Springs:

  • EUREKA SPRINGS ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 156 GREENWOOD HOLLOW RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • EUREKA SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 142 GREENWOOD HOLLOW RD; Grades: 05 - 08)

Private elementary/middle school in Eureka Springs:

  • THE ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 70; Location: 157 HUNTSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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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).

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.3%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 70.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 82.3% for other race residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)
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

Eureka Springs, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Eureka Springs compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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

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

  • Econo Lodge, US 62 E, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-7111
  • Best Western Inn Of The Ozarks, Hwy 62 West, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (800) 552-3785
  • Grand Central Hotel, 37 N Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-6756
  • Super 8 Motel, 4045 Hwy 62 E & Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-5959
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, 4042 E Van Buren/hwy 62 E, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-6665
  • Best Western Eureka Inn, 101 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (800) 221-3344, Fax: (479) 253-9692
  • Comfort Inn, 196 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-5241, Fax: (479) 253-6502
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3010 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 , Phone: (479) 253-5040, Fax: (479) 253-5040
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Eureka Springs travel time to work - commute Eureka Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhood in Eureka Springs (Eureka Springs, Arkansas Neighborhood Map):

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.65%
Here: 43.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents41.5%15.5%11.2%9.6%5.6%
Congregations24.1%9.3%3.7%7.4%9.3%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.2%2.1%1.8%7.7%
Congregations9.3%1.9%3.7%1.9%29.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Carroll County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

17.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.6%
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
Financial Administration 4$8,038$24,1140$0
Other Government Administration 4$9,289$27,8678$2,190
Judicial and Legal 3$5,967$23,8680$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$39,704$36,6500$0
Police - Other 7$18,787$32,2063$2,878
Firefighters 15$54,980$43,9841$68
Streets and Highways 5$9,962$23,9090$0
Health 1$4,187$50,2441$807
Sewerage 9$19,809$26,4120$0
Parks and Recreation 13$42,886$39,5879$10,489
Water Supply 8$20,177$30,2660$0
Transit 15$37,683$30,14616$23,555
Other and Unallocable 4$10,904$32,7121$2,426
Totals for Government 101$282,373$33,54939$42,413

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $370,000 ($176.61)
    Police Protection: $280,000 ($133.65)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,222,000 ($583.29)
    Fire Protection: $774,000 ($369.45)
    Police Protection: $610,000 ($291.17)
    Transit Utilities: $506,000 ($241.53)
    Financial Administration: $503,000 ($240.10)
    Regular Highways: $446,000 ($212.89)
    Water Utilities: $423,000 ($201.91)
    Sewerage: $384,000 ($183.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $275,000 ($131.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($25.30)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($4.30)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($3.82)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $501,000 ($239.14)
    Benefit Payments: $28,000 ($13.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $215,000 ($102.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $448,000 ($213.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,715,000 ($818.62)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($5.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $579,000 ($276.37)
    All Other: $319,000 ($152.27)
    Parking Facilities: $239,000 ($114.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $155,000 ($73.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $29,000 ($13.84)
    From Local Government: $23,000 ($10.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($1.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $63,000 ($30.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $243,000 ($115.99)
    Interest Earnings: $182,000 ($86.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $552,000 ($263.48)
    Transit Utilities: $369,000 ($176.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $271,000 ($129.36)
    Transit Utilities: $103,000 ($49.16)
    General Support: $87,000 ($41.53)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,924,000 ($1395.70)
    Public Utilities: $304,000 ($145.11)
    Property: $222,000 ($105.97)
    NEC: $160,000 ($76.37)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Transit Utilities: $178,000 ($84.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,327,000 ($2065.39)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $80,000 ($38.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,089,000 ($1951.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Transit Utilities: $138,000 ($65.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $318,000 ($151.79)
    Transit Utilities: $40,000 ($19.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,322,000 ($2063.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $167,000 ($79.71)

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Boone County, AR  0.66% ($23,683 average AGI)
from Washington County, AR  0.53% ($25,490)
from Benton County, AR  0.40% ($30,553)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Boone County, AR  0.89% ($26,407 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.75% ($25,486)
to Benton County, AR  0.68% ($33,773)

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)

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

Eureka Springs, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 204
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Eureka Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 144
Total average daily truck traffic: 1
Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic: 187

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 114
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Eureka Springs

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eureka Springs, AR
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
Businesses in Eureka Springs, AR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western2Quality1
Comfort Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul2
McDonald's1

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  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #26 (72632) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
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