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.
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 sales jobs (14.89%), office and administrative support (14.02%), and teaching (10.43%).
A relatively large number of people in Eureka Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Eureka Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eureka Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The overall education level of Eureka Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.96% 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 $22,795, 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.