Eureka, situated in Wayne County, is a small town made up of .4 square miles.
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Eureka is home to the historic Eureka United Methodist Church.
The median resident age in Eureka is 54 years. The median estimated household income is about $32,000 making it about $16,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $22,000. The average price for a home in Eureka is about $125,000 (2015) which is $35,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Eureka is 70% White, 25% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 4% other. 86% of the population are high school graduates, with 19% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 45% are married, 6% are divorced, 6% are separated, 19% are widowed, leaving 24% that have never been married.
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Eureka belongs to Wayne County in the eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after one of George Washington's generals, Anthony Wayne, is a part of the Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, and has a population of 122,700. Its largest city and county seat, Goldsboro, has a population of 36,400.
Wayne County borders Wilson, Greene, Lenoir, Duplin, Sampson, and Johnston counties.
Wayne County is made up of 557 square miles. 553 of which is land with the remaining 3.8 as water.
The population of Eureka, NC is about 197. The population has been steadily decreasing since the 1980's.
The elevation of Eureka, NC is 125 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Eureka, NC is 27830.
The area code for Eureka, NC is 919.
Historically speaking Eureka and Wayne County have voted mostly Republican, with 54% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 60% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 36% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 4%.
The unemployment rate for Eureka is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Retail, public administration, and utilities make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
Goldsboro Daily News are the primary newspapers that cover the Wayne County area.