Eureka, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,649. Population change since 2000: +23.2%
Males: 858  (52.0%)
Females: 791  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54024.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,803 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Eureka:

$52,803
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,968 (it was $19,343 in 2000)

Eureka town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,644 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Eureka:

$164,644
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $176,922; Detached houses: $182,858; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,282; In 2-unit structures: $214,289; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,671; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,183; Mobile homes: $104,212; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,654
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  • Races in Eureka, WI (2010)

    Eureka races chart
    • 1,61197.7%White alone
    • 161.0%Two or more races
    • 110.7%Hispanic
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Eureka: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.9%), Norwegian (17.9%), Swedish (16.5%), Irish (10.2%), Danish (8.2%), English (7.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 53.8 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Eureka,WI real estate house value index trend

Eureka, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Eureka:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka town:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Eureka, Wisconsin as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eureka to the number of sex offenders is 733 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Eureka town:  1.1% ($1,164)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Eureka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (40.1 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (45.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (355.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Centuria, WI (2.5 miles ), Milltown, WI (2.6 miles ), Laketown, WI (2.6 miles ), St. Croix Falls, WI (2.7 miles ), Taylors Falls, MN (2.7 miles ), Sterling, WI (2.8 miles ), Luck, WI (3.0 miles ), Balsam Lake, WI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.52 N, Longitude: 92.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Eureka household income distribution Eureka home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +157 (+13.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Eureka, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eureka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Eureka town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.3 miles away from the town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eureka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from Eureka center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 343.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 204.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.1 miles away from Eureka center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eureka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eureka:

  • CENTURIA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTURIA, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ST CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • ST CROIX FALLS DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SAINT CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-ST CROIX VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ST CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • ST CROIX REG MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SAINT CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • SOUTH CENTER MANOR (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CENTER CITY, MN)
  • FREDERIC NUR REHAB COM (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FREDERIC, WI)

Airports located in Eureka:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • Century College (about 37 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,393)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 39 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Bethel University (about 41 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 42 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 43 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 44 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 46 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)

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Notable location: Kafer Farms (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Eureka that have no violations reported:

  • STARLIGHT INN BAR (Address: 3092 CTH E , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

3.7%

Eureka compared to Wisconsin state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eureka town (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,59637
Evangelical Protestant6,48039
Catholic3,7165
Orthodox1301
Other153
None23,268-
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: 11
Polk County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Polk County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Polk County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

13.0%

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 St. Croix County, WI  0.85% ($36,228 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.51% ($27,404)
from Washington County, MN  0.32% ($42,200)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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 St. Croix County, WI  1.03% ($32,967 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.51% ($25,300)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.35% ($32,210)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eureka:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eureka:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WXCX (105.7 FM; SIREN, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Eureka:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24CL (Channel 24; GRANTSBURG, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WB8FYW
    Grant Date: 02/08/1994, Expiration Date: 02/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2006
    Registrant: Mark J Havlena, Eureka, WI 54934

Most common first names in Eureka, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John484.7 years
Irene379.7 years
Frank376.0 years
William378.3 years
Donald275.0 years
Harold280.5 years
Charles279.5 years
Julia280.0 years
Leonard273.0 years
Lillian283.4 years
Most common last names in Eureka, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chase385.7 years
Thull359.6 years
Fink272.5 years
Barnett272.0 years
Jannusch277.5 years
Gruenwald274.0 years
Egan283.0 years
Johnson285.5 years
Lee282.9 years
Langeberg293.1 years
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