Eureka, Texas

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Population in 2014: 309 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 142  (46.3%)
Females: 167  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 75110.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,460 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Eureka:

$65,460
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,982 (it was $15,188 in 2000)

Eureka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,852 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Eureka:

$119,852
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $139,450; Detached houses: $144,883; Mobile homes: $118,610

Median gross rent in 2016: $623.

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  • Races in Eureka, TX (2010)

    Eureka races chart
    • 27890.6%White alone
    • 144.6%Black alone
    • 103.3%Hispanic
    • 31.0%Two or more races
    • 20.7%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eureka: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.3%), American (14.4%), German (12.9%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 133 people per square mile   (very low).

Eureka,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Eureka:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,988 (1.1%)

Eureka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (56.4 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (61.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mildred, TX (1.9 miles ), Navarro, TX (2.3 miles) , Powell, TX (2.7 miles) , Angus, TX (2.8 miles ), Mustang, TX (2.9 miles) , Goodlow, TX (2.9 miles ), Kerens, TX (3.0 miles ), Streetman, TX (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.01 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 903

Eureka household income distribution Eureka home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+42.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Eureka, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eureka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the Eureka city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 77 people.

Earthquake activity:

Eureka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from the city center
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 183.3 miles away from Eureka center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 435.5 miles away from the city 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 205.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from Eureka center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Navarro County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eureka:

  • KERENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KERENS, TX)
  • KERENS SOUTHWOOD INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KERENS, TX)
  • SUNVIEW CARE AND REHAB CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • ANGELS AT HOME INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • HOSPICE OF MERCY (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • EDWARDS COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)
  • CONFIDENT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CORSICANA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • Navarro College (about 13 miles; Corsicana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,711)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 29 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • Hill College (about 47 miles; Hillsboro, TX; FT enrollment: 2,968)
  • Cedar Valley College (about 51 miles; Lancaster, TX; FT enrollment: 3,603)
  • Texas State Technical College-Waco (about 54 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 4,210)
  • Baylor University (about 59 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 14,800)
  • McLennan Community College (about 60 miles; Waco, TX; FT enrollment: 6,673)

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Cemeteries: Eureka Cemetery (1), Handcock Cemetery (2), Gunn Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Navarro County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.3%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Eureka city (based on Navarro County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,02379
Mainline Protestant4,04123
Black Protestant1,90511
Catholic1,8001
Other4503
None22,516-
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: 7
Navarro County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Navarro County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Navarro County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Navarro County:

28.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eureka:

51.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eureka:

49.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Eureka:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eureka:

8.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eureka:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eureka:

38.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Eureka:

78.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eureka, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$703
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$117
Totals for Government 0$0 4$820

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Ellis County, TX  1.04% ($32,049 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.99% ($36,742)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.40% ($45,000)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Dallas County, TX  1.01% ($24,639 average AGI)
to Ellis County, TX  0.96% ($32,193)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.52% ($25,244)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eureka:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KAND (1340 AM; 1 kW; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: CORSICANA MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eureka:

  • KRVF (106.9 FM; KERENS, TX; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING INVESTMENT PARTNERS, LLC)
  • KDOS (107.9 FM; ROBINSON, TX; Owner: KICI-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNES (99.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, TX; Owner: J & J COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCKL (95.9 FM; MALAKOFF, TX; Owner: CEDAR CREEK RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYCX-FM (104.9 FM; MEXIA, TX; Owner: MJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eureka:

  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Eureka fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2002 10:30 AM, Us-287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 2000 02:30 PM, Us-287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1990 10:00 PM, 287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 5, 1989 08:05 AM, 287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 82Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • EUREKA DIG M, Fm 637 N Of Hwy 287 (Lat: 32.019028 Lon: -96.310889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WMQ281
    Assigned Frequencies: 6541.25 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • EKA, 1.5 Miles Nnw (Lat: 32.034278 Lon: -96.310833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQXD821
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 02/08/2026, Certifier: Peter M RobbinsRegistrant: Skybeam, 1200 Gambrell Rd., Suite #100, Arlington, TX 76014, Phone: (817) 751-7483, Fax: (817) 751-7480, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (3%)

Eureka compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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