Eureka, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 4,871. Estimated population in 2021: 5,084 (+4.4% change)
Males: 2,241 (46.0%), Females: 2,630 (54.0%)

Woodford County

Zip code: 61530

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $44,744
Median house value: $98,800

Races in Eureka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (37.3%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.6%), United States (6.5%), Swiss (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%).

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Eureka

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+5.3%).

Hospital/medical center in Eureka:

  • EUREKA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (101 S MAJOR ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Eureka:

  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF ILLINOIS (about 23 miles; PEORIA, IL)
  • GEORGE A ZELLER MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 23 miles; PEORIA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eureka:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 29 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 32 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • CAPITAL (about 67 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eureka:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 22 miles; LACON, IL; Abbreviation: C75)
  • MOUNT HAWLEY AUXILIARY (about 23 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 3MY)
  • RAINBOW (about 28 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: 7B1)
College/University in Eureka:

  • EUREKA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 491; Location: 300 COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.EUREKA.EDU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
Public high school in Eureka:

  • EUREKA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 200 W CRUGER AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Eureka:

  • EUREKA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: 2005 S MAIN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • DAVENPORT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 301 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Eureka:

  • EUREKA P.L.D. (Operating income: $390,369; Location: 202 S. MAIN ST.; 33,621 books; 875 audio materials; 1,774 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)

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