Eureka Springs is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,074 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eureka Springs is the 139th largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Eureka Springs was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Eureka Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Eureka Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Eureka Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eureka Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eureka Springs who work in office and administrative support (16.78%), management occupations (15.22%), and sales jobs (12.98%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.40% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Eureka Springs is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.52 minutes getting to work every day.
Eureka Springs is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Eureka Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.68% of adults in Eureka Springs have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Eureka Springs in 2010 was $22,269, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,076 for a family of four. However, Eureka Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Eureka Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eureka Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eureka Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eureka Springs include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Eureka Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.