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Eureka is a city in McPherson County.

The community name derives from Greek for "I have found it"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Eureka. For links to other places called Eureka, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Eureka is 45.769N. The longitude is -99.619W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,890 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,025.


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Median household income
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$19,826
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eureka demographic reports

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62% of Eureka residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eureka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eureka was $13,379, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Eureka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Eureka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $171.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $470.


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Libraries in Eureka include Kathryn Schulkoski Public Library ... View libraries

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McPherson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eureka political report.

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The average commute time for Eureka workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other SD communities named Eureka:
  �Aurora County township
  �Brookings County township

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