Eureka Springs is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,083 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eureka Springs is the 139th largest community in Arkansas. Eureka Springs has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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.
Unlike some cities, Eureka Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Eureka Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (14.89%), office and administrative support (14.02%), and teaching (10.43%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.36% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In terms of college education, Eureka Springs is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.96% of adults in Eureka Springs have a college degree.
The per capita income in Eureka Springs in 2010 was $22,795, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,180 for a family of four. However, Eureka Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Eureka Springs include Irish, English, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Eureka Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.