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Eureka, MO
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Eureka profile

Living in Eureka

Eureka is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 12,729 people and three associated neighborhoods, Eureka is the 70th largest community in Missouri.

Eureka real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Eureka house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Eureka has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Eureka is also a city of artists. Eureka has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Eureka’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Eureka telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.68% 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.

Eureka is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Eureka’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Eureka 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 education level of Eureka ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Eureka, 49.28% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Eureka in 2018 was $46,904, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,616 for a family of four.

Eureka is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eureka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eureka residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eureka include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Eureka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Langs. of India.