Eureka, North Carolina Population 2024

216

Eureka is a city located in Wayne County and Wilson County North Carolina. Eureka has a 2024 population of 216. Eureka is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 2.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 211 in 2020.

The average household income in Eureka is $59,634 with a poverty rate of 4.61%. The median age in Eureka is 44.2 years: 44 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Eureka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eureka was:

  • White: 69.12%
  • Black or African American: 23.04%
  • Other race: 7.83%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
632.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.37% (5)
The current population of Eureka, North Carolina is 216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 211.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15069.12%
Black or African American5023.04%
Other race177.83%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Eureka Population by Race

Eureka Population Pyramid 2024

Eureka Median Age

44.2

Total

44

Male

44.2

Female

Eureka Adults

There are 172 adults, (52 of whom are seniors) in Eureka.

Eureka Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Eureka Sex Ratio

Female12758.53%
Male9041.47%

Eureka Population by Age

Eureka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All922.327525
Non Family38073.726.3
Married363.4477.822.2
Female152.7366.733.3
Male33.331000

3.22

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eureka Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2012.27%
Associates Degree2012.27%
Bachelors Degree2213.5%
Graduate Degree63.68%
High School Graduate4326.38%
Less Than 9th Grade10.61%
Some College5131.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eureka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eureka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1069322
Black42384
Hispanic15112
Other Race400

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.75%.

Eureka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$75,250
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$34,583$0
Less Than 9th Grade$18,281$0$0
Overall$36,250$36,250$0
Some College$50,313$53,250$0

$36,250

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Eureka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eureka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eureka Language

86.06% of Eureka residents speak only English, while 13.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.54% of the population.

Eureka Language

Eureka Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13985.76%
Black5024%

4.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.11%

Male Poverty Rate

7.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eureka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eureka is White, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eureka is Black, with 4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.98%.

Eureka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.81%
Some College7.04%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Eureka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.92%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Eureka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eureka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,563$73,172
Households$55,625$59,634
Married Families$74,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,875$39,921

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eureka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Eureka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eureka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Eureka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eureka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II0

Eureka Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+6
55 to 645
65 to 744
35 to 542
18 to 340

Eureka Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1613.45%
Black12.38%

Eureka Veterans by Race

Eureka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

29.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eureka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Eureka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eureka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eureka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.41%

Born in Eureka

94.47%

Native Born

5.53%

Foreign Born

5.07%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.47% of Eureka residents were born in the United States, with 83.41% having been born in North Carolina. 5.07% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922320.9%
202822110.45%
202722010.46%
202621920.92%
202521710.46%
202421610.47%
202321520.94%
202221320.95%
202121100%
2020211104.98%
201920110.5%
2018200-1-0.5%
201720110.5%
2016200-1-0.5%
201520100%
201420100%
201320100%
201220100%
201120131.52%
201019800%

Eureka Population by Year