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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Eureka Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.67%), office and administrative support (12.50%), and management occupations (9.77%).
Of important note, Eureka Springs is also a city of artists. Eureka Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Eureka Springs’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Eureka Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.78% 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.
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.
The overall education level of Eureka Springs is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.37% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Eureka Springs in 2010 was $21,997, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,988 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Eureka Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.