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Eureka Springs, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Eureka Springs is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Carroll County at latitude 36.4108 and longitude -93.7449. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,253 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Eureka Springs, but most people and references simply refer to it as Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Eureka Springs indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Eureka Springs, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,069
Population in Households 2,032
Population in Familes 1,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 306
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,074
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 515
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,334 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 635 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $200,688
Average Home Value $245,039


Median Household Income $26,283
Average Household Income $41,839
Per Capita Income $21,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.05% 0.25%
Households 0.11% 0.35%
Families 0.79% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 143 74th
Population Density1 # 349 36th
Diversity Index2 # 280 48th
Median Household Income # 499 8th
Per Capita Income # 128 77th

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