Eureka, SD Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,101. Estimated population in July 2005: 988 (-10.3% change)
Males: 494 (44.9%), Females: 607 (55.1%)

McPherson County

Zip code: 57437

Median resident age: 60.9 years
Median household income: $19,826 (year 2000)
Median house value: $19,800 (year 2000)

Races in Eureka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (59.0%), Russian (16.4%), English (3.7%), United States (3.2%), Norwegian (2.7%), Irish (2.2%).

Elevation: 1891 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Eureka

  • High school or higher: 52.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eureka city

  • Never married: 14.4%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 16.9%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -88 (-7.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Eureka:

  • EUREKA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES-CAH (E AVENUE & 9TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Eureka:

  • BOWDLE HOSPITAL – CAH (about 22 miles; BOWDLE, SD)
  • ASHLEY MEDICAL CENTER – CAH (about 31 miles; ASHLEY, ND)
  • WISHEK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – CAH (about 36 miles; WISHEK, ND)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Eureka:

  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 87 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; ID: ABR)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL (about 103 miles; JAMESTOWN, ND; ID: JMS)
  • BISMARCK MUNI (about 103 miles; BISMARCK, ND; ID: BIS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Eureka:

  • EUREKA MUNI (about 2 miles; EUREKA, SD; ID: 3W8)
  • BOWDLE MUNI (about 24 miles; BOWDLE, SD; ID: 5P3)
  • ASHLEY MUNI (about 26 miles; ASHLEY, ND; ID: ASY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eureka:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 105 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 109 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 201 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 206 miles; MINOT, ND; FT enrollment: 2,662)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 212 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 219 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; FT enrollment: 7,353)

Schools

Public high school in Eureka:

  • EUREKA HI SCH (Students: 93; Location: 706 9TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Eureka:

  • EUREKA ELEM (Students: 100; Location: 706 9TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • EUREKA JR HI (Students: 37; Location: 706 9TH ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Eureka:

  • KATHRYN SCHULKOSKI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,223; Location: 613 7TH ST; 15,864 books; 320 audio materials; 121 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)