Eureka, CA

27,002 Population
9.4 square miles 2,877.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
2,877.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.7%
was 42.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.6%
was 6.7%
 
Percent Under 18
19.1%
was 19.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.1%
was 13.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 5.5
Ranked 16th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
23.4%
was 24.5%
 
Median Household Income
$39,063
was $37,094
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.6
44.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.2
was 7.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
618.1
was 714.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,705.6
was 7,763.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,286
was 12,135
 
Median Rent
$844
was $827
 
Total Building Permits
8
was 27
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,962
was 10,683
 
Homeownership Rate
45.7%
was 44.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 5
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,309.2
was 1,293.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.2%
was 19.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
4
was 22
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.7
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 1.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.4%
was 91.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
77.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.1%
was 86.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.7%
was 24.1%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.2%
was 88.5%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.1%
was 4.1%
 
Revenue
$45,857,497
was $47,121,850
 
Expenditure
$61,128,554
was $57,198,849
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,696
was $1,743
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,261
was $2,116
 

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