Eureka demographics profile

StatisticEurekaCaliforniaNational
Population27,00238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,87723291
Median age36.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%46%43%
Speak English87%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%
Eureka, CA has a population of 27,002 and is the 1,602nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,877 per sq mi which is 1138% higher than the California average and 3076% higher than the national average. The median age in Eureka is 37 which is approximately 3% higher than the California average of 36. In Eureka, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 66% of Eureka residents were born in California, 27% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Eureka is 1138% higher than California.
  • The median age in Eureka is 3% higher than California.
  • In Eureka 77.86% of the population is White.
  • In Eureka 1.84% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Eureka 5.92% of the population is Asian.

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Eureka population breakdown by race

RaceEurekaCaliforniaNational
White77.86%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.84%5.85%12.63%
Asian5.92%13.85%5.22%
American Indian2.86%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race7.38%4.62%3.06%
Other race4.15%13.28%4.75%
In Eureka, 10.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Eureka, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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