Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$28,518$31,458$29,829
Median household income$43,199$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,537$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,358$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$29,155$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$24,829$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%15.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Eureka is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Eureka is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Eureka is 23% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Eureka is 31% higher than the national average

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      $28,796 $43,199 $86,398
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Eureka median earnings by income bracket

      Eureka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.9%10.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.4%6.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%0.4%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%16.7%
      Public administration6.7%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%5.2%
      Education, health & social services15.6%15.6%

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      Ferndale, CA1,387$59,5457.6%
      Eureka, CA26,938$43,19921.9%

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      Eureka, CA26,938$43,19921.9%
      Source: The Eureka, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).