Eureka Springs, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eureka Springs, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Eureka Springs had a population of 2,125 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Eureka Springs is located at latitude 36.4108 and longitude -93.7449 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eureka Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,253 feet.

The City of Eureka Springs (GNIS ID: 2403579) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eureka Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Eureka Springs, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,125
Population in Households 2,087
Population in Familes 1,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 1,110
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 527
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 460 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $206,144
Average Home Value $253,544


Median Household Income $26,791
Average Household Income $43,441
Per Capita Income $22,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.55%
Households 0.72% 0.66%
Families 1.08% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Eureka Springs, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eureka Springs to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 141 74th
Population Density1 # 345 36th
Diversity Index2 # 264 51st
Median Household Income # 498 8th
Per Capita Income # 94 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.