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Eureka is a city in Greenwood County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Eureka. For links to other places called Eureka, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Eureka is 37.823N. The longitude is -96.288W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,079 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,816.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eureka demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greenwood County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67045 ZIP code.
19% of Eureka residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $15,142, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% 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 $202. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $592.
Libraries in Eureka include Eureka Carnegie Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Eureka include Eureka Herald
Greenwood County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eureka political report.
The average commute time for Eureka workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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