Eureka, California Population 2019

Eureka, California's estimated population is 27,177 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Eureka, California is the 256th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2896.06 people/mi² (1118.17 people/km²), with a household density of 520.64 people/km² (1348.45 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 37.5 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 12,654 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1%, with a median rent of $847/month. The median house has 4.7 rooms, and has a value of $249,300.

The median income for households in Eureka, California is $39,720, while the mean household income is $53,317. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201727,177-8-0.03%
201627,1852610.97%
201526,924320.12%
201426,892-8-0.03%
201326,900-33-0.12%
201226,933-226-0.83%
201127,159-42-0.15%
201027,2011,0730.40%
200026,128-897-0.34%
199027,0252,8721.13%
198024,153-184-0.08%
197024,337-3,800-1.44%
196028,1375,0792.01%
195023,0586,0033.06%
194017,0551,3030.80%
193015,7522,8292.00%
192012,9231,0780.87%
191011,8454,5184.92%
19007,3272,4694.19%
18904,8582,2196.29%
18802,6392,58413.77%
1850550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,375
Asian1,915
Two or More Races1,880
Some Other Race1,307
American Indian and Alaska Native929
Black or African American618

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Eureka Ca Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Eureka Ca Median Age

37.5


Total

35.8


Male

40.1


Female

Eureka Ca Adults

There are 21,788 adults, (4,188 of whom are seniors) in Eureka Ca.

Eureka Ca Age Dependency

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Eureka Ca Sex Ratio

Female

13,177

48.76%

Male

13,847

51.24%

Eureka Ca Households and Families

Eureka Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Eureka Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.7%33.3%
All45.2%54.8%
Non Family36.4%63.6%
Female31.4%68.6%
Male27.3%72.7%

45.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eureka Ca Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3722.2745.2
Non Family5,6551.3336.4
Married3,7283.0866.7
Female1,2723.5331.4
Male7173.227.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

10.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Eureka Ca Households

Eureka Ca Education

Eureka Ca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8494.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,5858.43%
High School Graduate4,58124.36%
Some College5,06126.91%
Associates Degree1,88810.04%
Bachelors Degree3,17216.87%
Graduate Degree1,6688.87%

Eureka Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,61213,1754,147
Hispanic1,7551,207158
Asian895700224
Multiple Races855756203
Other Race77747111
Native American51440234
Black388278126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.47%.

Eureka Ca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,018$30,573$25,093
Less Than High School$21,739$26,614$
High School Grad$23,995$29,206$23,082
Some College$26,679$28,626$22,760
Bachelors Degree$36,317$40,776$30,051
Graduate Degree$46,667$36,058$54,243

$28,018

Average Earnings

$30,573

Average Male

$25,093

Average Female

Eureka Ca Language

Eureka Ca Language by Age

Eureka Ca Language

85.41% of Eureka Ca residents speak only English, while 14.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.23% of the population.

Eureka Ca Poverty

Eureka Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,8393,67719.52%
Asian1,91470836.99%
Multiple1,78152529.48%
Hispanic2,94047716.22%
Other1,27438229.98%
Native81031639.01%
Black59429148.99%

22.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.02%

Male Poverty Rate

23.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eureka Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eureka Ca is Black, with 48.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eureka Ca is Hispanic, with 16.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.80%.

Eureka Ca Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.70%
High School25.18%
Some College16.91%
Bachelors or Greater8.24%

Eureka Ca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.85%
Male Unemployed33.98%
Female Employed13.88%
Male Employed11.55%

Eureka Ca Income

Eureka Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,720$53,317
Families$53,800$68,910
Married Families$64,722$
Non Families$27,565$35,575

Eureka Ca Marital Status

Eureka Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Eureka Ca Married by Age and Sex

Eureka Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Eureka Ca Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Eureka Ca Veterans

Eureka Ca Veterans by War

2,281

Number of Veterans

2,004

Male Veterans

277

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam875
First Gulf War249
Korea228
World War II171
Second Gulf War157

Eureka Ca Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64764
75+595
65 to 74448
35 to 54328
18 to 34146

Eureka Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,99811.53%
2 or More12711.91%
Black9818.56%
Hispanic813.89%
Indian395.72%
Asian110.90%
Other80.84%

Eureka Ca Veterans by Education

13.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eureka Ca Employment Status

Eureka Ca Employment by Age

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Eureka Ca Employment by Race

Eureka Ca Employment by Education

Eureka Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.04%

Born in California

92.56%

Native Born

7.44%

Foreign Born

3.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.56% of Eureka Ca residents were born in the United States, with 65.04% having been born in California. 3.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.