Eureka, Illinois Population 2022

5,213
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Eureka is a city located in Woodford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,213, it is the 327th largest city in Illinois and the 6411th largest city in the United States. Eureka is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -4.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,485 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Eureka has a population density of 1,942 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eureka is $71,915 with a poverty rate of 13.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $133,800. The median age in Eureka is 34.5 years, 33 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Eureka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eurekawas:

  • White: 92.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Other race: 2.73%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eureka, Illinois is 5,213 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,485.

Eureka, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Eureka Population by Race

Eureka Population Pyramid 2022

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Eureka Median Age

37.9


Total

34.3


Male

39


Female

Eureka Adults

There are 4,507 adults, (1,063 of whom are seniors) in Eureka.

Eureka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Eureka Sex Ratio

Female

2,950

53.78%

Male

2,535

46.22%

Eureka Population by Age

Eureka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Eureka Household Types

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eureka Households and Families

2.81

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Eureka Households by Type

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Eureka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eureka Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.08%.

Eureka Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,000

Average Earnings

$43,301

Average Male

$32,856

Average Female

Eureka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eureka Language by Age

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Eureka Language

96.98% of Eureka residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Eureka Language

Eureka Poverty by Race

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13.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

12.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eureka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eureka is Multiple, with 59.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eureka is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.91%.

Eureka Poverty

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Eureka Poverty Rate by Education

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Eureka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eureka Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Eureka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Eureka Married by Age and Sex

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Eureka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Eureka Marital Status by Race

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Eureka Marital Status

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294

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Eureka Veterans by War

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Eureka Veterans by Age

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Eureka Veterans by Race

Eureka Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eureka Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Eureka Employment by Age

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Eureka Employment by Race

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Eureka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.16%

Born in Eureka

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of Eureka residents were born in the United States, with 78.16% having been born in Illinois. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eureka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Eureka Population by Year